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Experiment Station Section

The Experiment Station Section (ESS) is a unit of the APLU Commission on Food, Environment, and Renewable Resources (CFERR), Board on Agriculture Assembly.  Members are the designated administrators of the agricultural experiment stations of all the states and territories.

The Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP) is the representative governing body of the Experiment Station Section.  Each agricultural experiment station participates in a regional association, and they are:

  • Northeastern Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NERA) -- the official representative body of the agricultural experiment station directors in the Northeast Region
  • North Central Regional Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NCRA) -- the official representative body of the agricultural experiment station directors in the North Central Region
  • Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) -- the official representative body of the agricultural experiment station directors in the Southern Region
  • Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (WAAESD) -- the official representative body of the agricultural experiment station directors in the Western Region
  • Association of Research Directors (ARD) -- the official representative body of the agricultural research administrators of the 1890 land-grant institutions

Click here to go to the ESCOP website.

Meetings & Events Events

 

Dec
12
All Day
The Westin Alexandria 400 Courthouse Square Alexandria, VA 22314
Mar
3
All Day
Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202

Featured Project & Initiative

 

Three university of idaho students doing field research in a meadow
Agriculture, Human Sciences & Natural Resources
APLU's Board on Natural Resources and Board on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate authored the Science, Education, and Outreach Roadmap for Natural Resources to provide guidance for policy makers in strategic planning and investment.

Featured Project & Initiative

 

Student testing chemicals in a lab
Agriculture, Human Sciences & Natural Resources
APLU and the AAVMC created a Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture to help advise the federal government on a research agenda and publicly disseminate information on the use of antibiotics in production agriculture.