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Board on Agriculture Assembly

The Board on Agriculture Assembly (BAA) is a unit of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Commission on Food, Environment, and Renewable Resources (CFERR).  The purpose of the BAA is the promotion of agriculture in all of its phases (food, environment, agriculture, natural resources, and international) in the state universities and land-grant colleges of the states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the territories of the Pacific, and the U. S. Virgin Islands.

The BAA is comprised of the following sections:  Academic Programs Section; Administrative Heads Section; Cooperative Extension Section; Experiment Station Section; and, the International Agriculture Section.


Recent Advocacy Actions

For appropriations and Farm Bill Legislation see www.land-grant.org
 

2016 Annual Meeting

View the 2016 Annual Meeting schedule for the BAA by clicking here.

A Community of Scholars Honoring Excellence, the awards booklet from the 129th APLU Annual Meeting, can be found by clicking here.

Meetings & Events Events

 

Jul
10
All Day
Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center 550 SW Oak Street Portland, OR 97204
Jul
15
All Day
Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, 1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis Village, Calgary, Alberta, T0L2H0 Canada

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.