Soil Microbes Every Agronomist Should Know

This webinar is sponsored by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service РScience and Technology, National Technology Support Centers

What will you learn?

This webinar will focus on the challenges and benefits of managing soil biology rather than relying only on chemically based systems, along with the key roles that soil microbes play in agroecosystems. Learn more… Continue reading

Assistant Professor ‚Äď Extension Agronomist ‚Äď Field Corn, Soybean and Small Grain

This is a 12 month, tenure-track appointment (80% Extension, 20% Research) in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Tifton Campus. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and implement a nationally/internationally recognized extension and applied research program focusing on agronomic management for the production of field corn, soybean, and small grains that ensures profitability and sustainability; develop an extension program that will support county extension programming with in- service training; develop one-on-one relationships with agents and growers while skillfully providing education and problem solving; distribute information via print and electronic formats; participate in county agent/grower programs and interact and cooperate with research and extension scientists; develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the field corn, soybean, and small grain industries, agro-business, commodity associations, agro-chemical companies, and governmental and regulatory agencies to support and maintain the high standard of Georgia crop production. Applied research could include but not limited to: field corn, soybean, and small grain planting date, cultivar, row pattern, tillage systems, fertility, pest management, harvest timing, and seed quality issues. The successful candidate will publish applied research results in nationally and internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals; secure extramural funding for support of an applied research and extension program in field corn, soybean, and small grains; participate in and support graduate education by recruiting and serving as a major professor as well as on graduate committees. Continue reading

Probe to Prescription- Successful Soil Sampling in a “Big Data” World

This is an American Society of Agronomy webinar.

Soil Sampling for Real-World Decision Making!

This webinar will address the differences in soil sampling strategies that lead to collecting representative soil samples, including whole field, directed, grid, zone, and sub-zone methods and issues associated with sampling frequency. Help your growers select the proper sampling plan to better utilize the information gathered as a part of your yearly management decisions. There is a $25 fee for non-members. Continue reading

FREE ASA Webinar: Cover Crops for Ag Professionals (Feb. 18)

The American Society of Agronomy presents: Show Me the Money! Can Cover Crops Pay?

This is a free webinar for all ASA members or certified professionals.

Register Today

Watch it Live or Later!

Hear straight from a grower on how he determines the return on investment in his own operation. Learn about a partial budgeting tool you can use to help your clients better understand changes in costs and revenues when adding cover crops to their farm. Continue reading

NIFA Position Announcement: Biological Science Specialist (National Program Leader (Agronomy))

The following vacancy announcement is now open: 

National Institute of Food and Agriculture 

Institute of Food Production and Sustainability 

Division of Plant Systems РProduction 

Biological Science Specialist (National Program Leader (Agronomy)) 

GS-040113/14/15 

Promotion potential:  GS-15

Closing date:  Thursday, September 17, 2015

Vacancy Announcement Number:  NIFA-S15N-0043 is open to all U.S. Citizens.  You may use the following link to view/apply for this position:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413967200