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The PEI Institute of Agrologists will be hosting is Annual General Meeting on April 20th, at the Rodd Royalty Hotel in Charlottetown.
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The Canadian Beef Industry Conference is a new national event that brings together the people most excited and involved in beef production, including farmers and ranchers, meat processors, animal and crop scientists, food retailers, agriculture government officials, financial advisors, equipment dealers, product suppliers, service providers, policy makers and more! All beef industry stakeholders share a common goal of taking steps to enhance the productivity, profitability and competitiveness of the various sectors within the industry. Supporting the National Beef Strategy, the conference provides a forum for industry engagement and learning opportunities across the beef supply chain.

The Conference is scheduled to take place August 9th to 11th, 2016 and will be held at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino in Calgary, Alberta. The complete itinerary may be found on the conference website at http://canadianbeefindustryconference.com/

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Career opportunities are promising, according to recent study

Agrologists Called to Play a More Crucial Role in the Canadian Economy

Ottawa (February 12, 2016) — As climate change is becoming increasingly challenging in Canada, Canadian agrologists are expected to play a gradually more important role in the area of food production and environmental protection, and career opportunities for new graduates are varied and exciting.

According to a recent study commissioned by Agrologists Agronomes Canada, high demand and strong starting salaries offered to new graduates makes agrology a very interesting career option.

This past winter I was pleased to be able to take part in work travel to Kenya to review Farmers Helping Farmers projects conducted in an area north east of Mount Kenya. This area is very dry in the best of times, and I was visiting during the dry season when forages and other field crops had stopped growing due to water deficits. To promote the well being of local farmers, in the fall of 2014, 35 water tanks were installed on farms operated by Kenyan women. Seven of these tanks were purchased with a donation of $2,000 from the PEI Institute of Agrologists.

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P.O. Box 2712,
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island,
C1A 8C3
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