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NSIA Councilor Nomination Form

The NSIA Council currently has three Councilor positions to fill for three-year terms. NSIA Council works on behalf of the membership to support and advance the organization. Council meets up-to eight times per year. Councilors are also encouraged to Chair a Committee of Council as one year positions.

Councilors are expected to work collectively in the best interest of the Institute and follow a Councilor Code of Conduct. Nominees must be a member in good standing. Articling Agrologists are also eligible for Councilor positions.

If you are interested in becoming a Councilor, please submit your nomination to info@nsagrologists.ca by April 9th, 2018. 

Please note, you are able to self-nominate for these positions as well.

NSIA Councilor Nomination Form 2018

Job Posting

Acadian Seaplants is currently seeking a Cultivation Manager with a strong background in Agriculture and Management to join their Manufacturing team in Charlesville, Nova Scotia. This is a challenging yet rewarding role for someone who would like to stay in Nova Scotia and make their contribution to a local company that is a world leader in providing value-added marine plant-based products in the food and agricultural markets in over 80 countries worldwide.

As an ideal candidate for this role, you have a post secondary education in Agriculture Production or Agriculture Business combined with 5 to 10 years of related experience. You have proven yourself to be an effective manager with demonstrated leadership and relationship building skills. You are self-motivated and can work independently while exercising sound judgement to make advanced decisions.

Acadian Seaplants – Cultivation Manager Job Ad (pdf)

Job Posting

The New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries is seeking individuals (Agrologists) to fill two strategic positions within the Crop Sector Development Branch: a Specialist in Organic and Vegetable Production and a Specialist in Small Fruit and Cranberry Production. The below documents provide information that relates to the job descriptions, skills requirements and the procedure for submission of applications.

These competitions close on March 30.

Crop Specialist-Organic and Vegetable

Crop Specialist-Small Fruit and Cranberry

 

AGM Date Change

*The NSIA Annual Meeting has been rescheduled from Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Holiday Inn.

Job Postings

Perennia is hiring two postions, please see the below links for more information:

Horticulture Specialist:
https://www.careerbeacon.com/en/posting/721798/perennia-food-and-agriculture-inc/horticulture-specialist/kentville

Molecular Biology Technician:
https://www.careerbeacon.com/en/posting/721799/perennia-food-and-agriculture-inc/molecular-biology-technician/kentville


Acadian Seaplants is hiring a Sales Representative (Dartmouth, NS). Please see the below pdf:

Job Ad- Sales Representative

Honours and Awards: Nominations Open!

The Honours and Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the following awards:

  • Outstanding Farm Award
    This is awarded to a farm that has made significant contributions to the agriculture industry. These contributions may be through involvement with industry organizations, special projects and through innovative and progressive farming practices that have contributed to the advancement of the agriculture industry in Nova Scotia. P.Ag. status is not required. To be eligible for this award, the farm must be registered as a registered farm with the Province of Nova Scotia
  • Distinguished Agrologist
    This award recognizes a Professional Agrologist  for their outstanding contributions in the agricultural community. These contributions may be through involvement with the Institute, industry organizations, special projects and his/her career.  This person should have made contributions to the industry that has impacted the advancement of the industry. Must be P.Ag status.
  • Distinguished Life Member
    This award recognizes a Professional Agrologist or Retired Agrologist, who has reached the age of 60, for their outstanding contributions in the agricultural community.   These contributions may be through involvement with the Institute, industry organizations, special projects and his/her career.  This person should have made contributions to the industry that has impacted the advancement of the industry. Must be P.Ag status.
  • Outstanding Young Agrologist
    This award recognizes a Professional Agrologist under the age of 40 for their significant contributions in the agricultural community.   These contributions may be through involvement with the Institute, industry organizations, special projects and his/her career.  This person should have made contributions to the industry that has impacted the advancement of the industry. Must be P.Ag status.
  • Honourary Member
    This is awarded to a person not eligible for membership in the Institute and has made significant contributions to the agriculture industry throughout his/her career. These contributions may be through involvement with the Institute, industry organizations, special projects and his/her career.  This person should have made contributions to the industry that has impacted the advancement of the industry. P.Ag status is not required.

Award recipients will be announced at the NSIA AGM on April 26th.  Nominations close on March 31, 2018.

Please see the below nomination forms:

NSIA Outstanding Farm Award
NSIA Member Awards

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