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Farm Technology Days Soils Station 7/11/18

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Posted by on July 12, 2018 in General


Come join us this Tuesday-Thursday at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Marshfield, WI.

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Posted by on July 9, 2018 in General


WSPSS Scholarship Winners In the NRCS Spotlight!

WSPSS Scholarship Winners

Natural Resources Conservation Service Announcement:

Pathway Student in Lancaster

My name is Michelle Cliff and I am the soil conservation intern for Grant County. My hometown is Patch Grove, Wisconsin, and I am a Reclamation, Environment and Conservation senior at UW-Platteville. During my time in college I have enjoyed traveling, volunteering for land/wildlife management, competing with soil teams and serving on the board of directors for Driftless Area Land Conservancy. I look forward to graduating this December and continuing to pursue my career in conservation at the federal level.


Pathway Student in Medford

Molly McIlquham started on June 25th and will have a busy summer with her other duties as the Fairest of the Fair for the Northern WI State Fair in Chippewa Falls, July 10-15th.


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Posted by on July 6, 2018 in General


Save the DATE: Sept 28th WSPSS FALL TOUR!! More info to follow………

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Posted by on June 27, 2018 in General


Marshfield Ag Station Tour

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Posted by on June 1, 2018 in General


Scholarship Date Extended to April 30th!

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Posted by on April 25, 2018 in General


Job Posting

Soil Scientist – job posting

Soil Scientist

Applied Ecological Services, Inc., a leader in innovative ecological solutions to land use

restoration, design and planning, has an immediate opening for a Soil Scientist. This position

will be based out of our office near Madison, WI (Brodhead, WI) or out of our Greater Chicago

office (West Dundee, IL).

Job Duties:

Ability to transfer knowledge/guidance on soilrelated projects throughout the company.

Directs and contributes to implementation of soil related field work, data entry and analysis,

reports, and other aspects of projects. Prepares or directs preparation and modification of

reports, specifications, plans, schedules, soil studies, and statistical design for soil investigation

projects. Develops study designs and applies strategies for carrying out sampling activities

including gathering laboratory, transect, and other field data to characterize and/or correlate

soil information; utilizes soil sampling equipment, GIS, GPS, aerial photography, records, and

maps. Analyzes, interprets, and records data in specialty geospatial databases in combination

with other appropriate software programs and according to scientific standards.

Skill Requirements:

Demonstrated applied field soil science skills; soil examination and classification, soil

mapping and correlation, geomorphology and hydrology, soil ecology and site analysis

including plant community relationships, soil spatial data and attribute database

management, and soil interpretation and land use assessment.

Ability to execute field data collection procedures including the operation of Giddings Soil

Sampler, hand samplers, and GPS equipment.

Familiarity with systems science, regenerative agricultural principles, theories, and

applicable pertinence to soilrelated projects.

Ability to perform professional soil science work (e.g. selfdirected research, complex data

analyses, etc.)

Education and Experience:

MS degree in soil science with emphasis in soil genesis, soil ecology, or soil health with four to

six years of professional experience related to mapping, correlating, and/or interpreting soils.

Leadership responsibility, preferred.

For more information about Applied Ecological Services, Inc. and to apply for this position,

please visit our website at Applied Ecological Services, Inc. is equal

opportunity employer.


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Posted by on March 30, 2018 in General

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