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. The Board is governed by its Rules of Operation.
Recent Advocacy Actions
On October 24, 2017, the BAA communicated its support for continued investments in capacity and competitive agricultural research, Extension, teaching, and nutrition education programs to the House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
For appropriations and Farm Bill Legislation see www.land-grant.org.
2017 Annual Meeting
View the 2017 Annual Meeting schedule for the BAA by clicking here.
A Community of Scholars Honoring Excellence, the awards booklet from the 130th APLU Annual Meeting, can be found by clicking here.