Last summer, I transplanted a tomato variety trial into a field not far from Dos Palos, an area where annual crops such as cotton, corn, tomatoes, and melons have historically dominated the agricultural landscape. The soils in this area typically are clay loams with elevated pH (> 7) as well as salinity (EC > 2). In particular, the soil at this specific location was classified as an Alros clay loam with a pH of 8 and an EC of 3.2. And this was the good part of the field!
The trial was long enough that it extended across the entire length of the field. At the south end, it terminated in an obvious alkali spot: the soil was much lighter, and the structure was that of powdered chalk. I briefly considered moving the remaining...
JOB TITLE: Pesticide Safety Educator (CES 2/3)
JOB ID: 3582
CLOSE DATE: January 2, 2020
JOB DESCRIPTION: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucanr/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=17&JobOpeningId=3582&PostingSeq=1
UC IPM develops and promotes integrated and ecologically sound pest management programs in California. The...
The (CA Dept. Food & Agriculture) Integrated Pest Control Branch is recruiting to fill a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) position in its Sacramento office.
Under the direction of the Environmental Program Manager I, the incumbent supervises and directs the work of professional and/or technical staff involving the research, environmental analysis, outreach, and logistics of the Hydrilla Program for the Integrated Pest Control Branch.
More details about this position may be found on CALHR's website at the link below:
Posting number: P03432UF
Closing date: 01/01/2020
For more details: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/85731
The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
This position will lead the field research activities in weed management in perennial horticultural crops. The incumbent is responsible for design and implementation of research protocols, compiling research reports, outreach activities, and equipment maintenance. Other responsibilities...
Posting link: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/49261
|Working Title||Assistant Professor and Extension Weed Scientist|
|College/Area||College of Agricultural Human & Natural Resource Sciences|
|Hiring Unit||Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension...|