Category: Ag Tech

Successes

IoT4Ag Opportunity at UC Merced

IoT4Ag is Searching for a Diversity and Culture of Inclusion (DCI) Postdoctoral Scholar  The Internet of Things for Precision Agriculture (IoT4Ag) is in search of a postdoctoral scholar that will advance Diversity and Culture of Inclusion (DCI) research and impact! We encourage all eligible applicants to apply. Application review begins January 31, 2022. To learn more…
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Harvesting Leaders of Tomorrow

Dust off your resume and check out this exciting career and internship fair at Fresno State! All majors are welcomed! Date has been moved to the 23rd, see the flier below.

IoT4Ag Opportunities

Check out the IoT4Ag website to learn more about this exciting opportunity. To ensure food, energy, and water security by advancing technology to increase crop production, while minimizing the use of energy and water resources and the impact of agricultural practices on the environment. IoT4Ag unites faculty and students from the University of Pennsylvania, Purdue…
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Deadline Extended!! Apply to go to the ¡Valle! Conference

Get mentoring, experience, and a network of tech-interested peers and friends through weekly meetings and special events. After being a member of the innovative network, ¡Valle!, you will: learn a new coding skill with Google Earth Engine visualize your career pathways increase your confidence and sense of belonging in STEM prep application materials for your…
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Drone Tech I Open House

Come to the Drone Technology I open house this coming Wednesday, December 15th, 5:00pm – 8:00pm in vocational 113. Link to map, we are in the VOC building – buy a parking permit and park in P10. Come learn about drone technology: Drone Simulator Fly Off – Fly a drone simulator, and enter the fly-off…
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Seventh Annual Latino Farmer Conference

The Seventh Annual Latino Farmer Conference is around the corner and we are excited to announce that we will be coming together through a series of virtual webinars scheduled on December 8, 2021; January 12, 2022; and February 9, 2022 at 9 a.m. PST and last approximately 3.5 hours.  The webinar series will consist of…
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USDA Internship Positions

There are two USDA internship positions posted currently on USAJobs.gov for a biological science trainee and a social science trainee. The application windows are pretty short—the applications close on 11/26/2021 or until 70 applications are received.  Link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results?k=nifa Bookmark USAJobs.gov for internship opportunities as they are posted multiple times a year for various USDA agencies.

Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career & Internship Fair

Merced College students have received a formal invite to attend the “Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career & Internship Fair”, an event at California State University, Fresno on Thursday, February 3, 2022 from Noon to 4:00 p.m.  The IN-PERSON fair is designed to provide students, faculty, and staff from HSIs in Central-Northern California with the…
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¡Valle! Get your start in Tech 

Are you or a student you know interested in tech, professional development, or research? Do you know a student interested in exploring technology? At CITRIS, we say technology is everywhere and it’s never too early to get your start. Now in its third year, ¡Valle! Get your start in Tech is a Google Research exploreCSR program designed to provide…
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Merced College outreach event with 4H

On October 9th our local 4H youth paid a visit to Merced College to learn more about different Ag careers and skills. Many volunteers, teachers, parents, and kids spent a day filled with teaching and learning about horses, tractors, and drones. Yes, drones are a large part of ag of the future and Jeff Kazmierski…
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