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The phase-out of coal and remediation work in the oil and gas sector (such as contamination testing shown below) are creating jobs for agrologists.

Business is booming for agrologists in Alberta

Given the economic woes of Alberta in the past couple of years, David Lloyd has a pretty convincing pitch for anyone considering a career in agronomy. “Since the downturn in the economy, from Jan. 1, 2015, we’ve added 150 to 200 new members a year,” said the CEO and registrar of the Alberta Institute of […] Read more

AdFarm founder receives distinguished agrologist award

Kim McConnell has received the 2015 distinguished agrologist award from the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. The founder of AdFarm, one of North America’s largest agricultural communications and marketing firms, has been a champion of agriculture, said David Lloyd, CEO of the institute. “Kim continues to be an industry pioneer where he is relentless at enhancing […] Read more