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MSSS Newsletters

Newsletter | December 2016 Issue 3

In order to improve understanding and knowledge of the officers and staff of the Division of Production Development, Malaysian Rubber Board, an introductory course on the indentification and basic classification of soil was organized on 31st October to 4th November 2016 at the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) Research Station in Kota Tinggi, Johor. The course was attended by...

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Newsletter | August 2016 Issue 2

Balai Ikhisas Malaysia (BIM) conducted their 43rd Annual General Meeting on 28th July 2016, 6.00 pm at Dewan Tan Sri Hamzah, Roayl Selangor Club, Bukit Kiara Sports Annex, Jalan Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. There were a total of 14 voting member-institutions attending this AGM. Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) was represented by...

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Newsletter | April 2016 Issue 1

2016 marks another interesting year, beyond the International Year of Soils and MSSS celebrates its 45th year of existence. In December 2015, besides wrapping the celebration of International Year of Soils 2015 in Vienna, the ‘Vienna Soil Declaration’ was...

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Newsletter | December 2015 Issue 3

Bowling lovers from various institutions registered under Balai Ikhtisas Malaysia (BIM) were welcomed to join the bowling tournament which was successfully organized by Balai Ikhtisas Malaysia which coincides with their annual gathering. The event, which was also...

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Newsletter | August 2015 Issue 2

The Balai Ikhtisas Malaysia (BIM) Annual Dinner was held on 10th June 2015, at the Mahkota Ballroom 2, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur. The event was attended by the professionals of Members-Institutions and their guests. For the first time, the BIM dinner was officated by...

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Newsletter | April 2015 Issue 1

International Year 2015 has kicked off with an array of events planned and inaugurated. IUSS has highlighted many world events pertaining to every important aspect of soil resources while at Asian level...

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Newsletter | December 2014 Issue 3

The World Soil Day which falls on 5th December every year, is a day dedicated to soil. The World Soil Day is supported by FAO and is officially adopted by the United Nations. The dedication compels us to reflect...

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Newsletter | August 2014 Issue 2

The MSSS Management Committee would like to extend their heartfelt Hari Raya Aidilfitri greetings to all Muslim Members. May this joyous occasion bring happiness and unity.

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Newsletter | April 2014 Issue 1

Message by the MSSS President

Year 2014 MSSS celbrates its 43rd year as a professional body representing the interest and aspiration of the soil scientists in Malaysia. As the new term begins, we are reviving the MSSS Newsletter as a means ...

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Newsletter | April 2010 Issue 1

Message by the MSSS President

First of all, I would like to thank memebers for electing me as your President for 2007/08. I shall try my best to fulfill your confidence and trust in me to make Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) the leading society in ...

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Newsletter | April 2010 Issue 1

Message by the MSSS President

It has been nearly a year since the appointment of MSSS management committee 2009/2010 in Terengganu that witnessed a new line-up of members from the agriculture fraternity which was entrusted to continue the success of previous management ...

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Newsletter | April 2010 Issue 1

Bumper Issue

Apologies for the late newsletter. I had been busy with the PTK (Penilaian Tahap Kecekapan) training and other activities earlier this year. Consequently, I had missed several of MSSS activities, in particular the SOILS 2004 conference. It is quite difficult to ...

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Newsletter | February 2004 Issue 1

Busy busy busy

The last three months was a busy time for some of us in the MSSS Management Committee. No, not busy with MSSS activities, unfortunately, but busy with the activities related to the ISO certificate compliance by the Faculty of Agriculture, UPM. As there were no MSSSS meetings during that time, there were no update to ...

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Newsletter | November 2003 Issue 1

Anyone? No?

Well, the first newsletter issue (01/2003) came and went without a peep from members. This is a surprise. I had expected at least some minor comments, but to date I have received absolutely none. This is contrary to a few criticisms MSSS has received about the long inactivity of the newsletter. Some members have wondered about the ...

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Newsletter | August-September-October 2003 Issue 1

The Return

I am pleased to announce that, after a few years of dormancy, the newsletter of the Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) is back. Yes, we do aim high, but shortage of manpower, time and resources always seemed to plague our newsletters. But hopefully, with some young blood in ...

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