Applications for the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board’s Technical Advisory Subcommittee

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The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing four vacancies on the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board (FIAB) Technical Advisory Subcommittee (TASC). This subcommittee serves as an expert scientific panel on matters concerning plant nutrition and environmental effects related to fertilizing materials use. It reviews all research and education proposals for the annual Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) grant program and recommends to FIAB which projects should receive funding. 
Applicants must demonstrate technical, applied, and scientific expertise in the fields of agronomy, soil science, plant physiology, production agriculture and/or environmental issues related to fertilizer use.
The term of office is three years. Members receive no compensation, but are entitled to payment of necessary travel expenses. Individuals interested in being considered for appointment should send a resume and a Prospective Member Appointment Questionnaire to FREP@cdfa.ca.gov. The application deadline is June 30, 2020.
 
 
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This article was reprinted from a press release distributed by CDFA.
 

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