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January 26, 2023   •   News

The December 2022 Croplands Research Group Newsletter is now available to read online!

This issue includes very interesting papers dealing with the use of legumes to mitigate climate change carried out in Spain. A summary of the excellent International Symposium on Climate Resilient Agri-environmental Systems (ISCRAES) is also presented. Finally, the new book “Advances in temperate agroforestry” requesting contributions is announced. The three CRG co-Chairs wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy new year, 2023.

January 24, 2023   •   News

Closing date: 15 February 2023, but this position will remain open until filled

Location: University of Minnesota, USA

The University of Minnesota, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, is seeking an Assistant Professor, Livestock Sustainability.

Position Overview

Assistant Professor, tenure-track (9-month) position with research (60%) and teaching (40%) responsibilities involving sustainability of livestock production systems. The individual in this position will work closely with UMN faculty and students to conduct externally funded research in one or more areas of livestock sustainability, including aspects of nutrient cycling, air and water quality, and/or resource management.  The candidate may conduct research in resource utilization with their preferred livestock or poultry species.  The teaching opportunities will include development of an interdisciplinary and multispecies undergraduate course on livestock and poultry sustainability, graduate course(s) in the individual’s areas of expertise, and contributions to departmental courses and student advising.  Engagement with external partners will be critical for the success of the individual in this position.  The tenure home of this position is in the Department of Animal Science (http://ansci.umn.edu). The successful candidate is expected to develop independent as well as collaborative research programs and to recruit and mentor graduate students including those from diverse backgrounds. Collaboration among research faculty and with colleagues in other disciplines is expected.  This position is funded by legislative action through the Agricultural Research Education Extension and Technology Transfer (AGREETT, https://agreett.umn.edu) program.

For further information about the role and how to apply click HERE.

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February 28 @ 8:00 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm NZDT

The New Zealand Agricultural Climate Change Conference and associated meetings will be held from 28 February thru 2 March 2023 at Te Papa, Wellington. The two-day conference will showcase the latest research and policy developments and implementation actions being undertaken to reduce agricultural greenhouse gases in New Zealand. The conference is aimed at primary sector, science and government leaders and practitioners interested in agricultural greenhouse gas and climate change developments and the latest research on reducing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. Updates will be posted on the NZAGRC website. 

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Conference: Agri-Food & Science Circle 2023

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - May 11 @ 5:15 pm CEST

"The climate conference that unites everybody in the agri-food industry in the strive to reduce climate footprint." Climate is high on the agenda all over the world. In Denmark we are committed to pushing the development and leading the way in sharing and implementing knowledge from science and research to practice. To this end, we aim to facilitate the cooperation between agricultural and food scientists, advisers, and processing companies. To support the move from vision to action, Danish agriculture innovation…

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Conference: RAMIRAN 2023

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Managing organic resources in a changing environmentThe 18th international RAMIRAN conference will be held in the historic university city of Cambridge, UK, from 12–14 September 2023. Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agriculture Network (RAMIRAN) is a research and expertise network that was set up more than 25 years ago to improve nutrient utilisation and minimise the environmental impact of livestock manure and other organic material used in agricultural systems. This conference was last held in 2017 and…

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