Ontario’s agriculture ministry is set to hire four new extension staff over three locations: Ridgetown, Kemptville, and Vineland.
Job offers are currently posted for a soil fertility specialist, a cropping systems specialist, a livestock specialist, and a lead for horticulture sustainability.
Newly-posted OMAFRA crop and livestock specialist positions at Ridgetown, Kemptville, and Vineland.
Soil Fertility: https://t.co/riMvm3YVOg
Cropping Systems: https://t.co/OH8dS0ZYPG
Horticulture Sustainability: https://t.co/36N3Ev4aV3
— Dave Hooker (@cropdoc2) January 6, 2022
At a time when some provinces, such as Alberta, and organizations, such as the Canola Council of Canada, are pulling back on extension and agronomy as strategic initiatives, Ontario seems to be making a firm commitment to re-staff vacant positions.