Farm Name / Company
Ministry of Agriculture, Saskatchewan
James has been the provincial insect/pest management specialist with the Ministry of Agriculture, Saskatchewan, since January 2018. This role allows him many opportunities to contribute to solutions to insect and vertebrate pest issues throughout Saskatchewan. Prior to this, he worked as a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry in Idaho, and as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Florida working on citrus pests. His doctoral research and first postdoc focused on field crops entomology at University of Alberta, working on some major insect pests of canola. He also has a Master’s degree in Environmental Biology and Ecology working on the biological control of weeds, and worked in regulatory affairs.