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Board on Agriculture Assembly
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The Board on Agriculture Assembly (BAA) is a unit of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (A۰P۰L۰U) 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.
:: CFERR Events Calendar This calendar contains all of the meetings and events of the BAA.:: The New Dean/Director/Administrator/National Program Leader Orientation was held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel (5000 Seminary Road) on December 3-5, 2013 in Alexandria, VA. This workshop was intended for individuals representing the Boards on Agriculture Assembly and Human Sciences-member institutions and USDA-NIFA personnel who have entered an administrative position since 2010 and any others who would like to learn more about A۰P۰L۰U, BAA, BoHS, USDA-NIFA, and the Land-Grant University System. You can view the agenda, presentation, and other information from the orientation clicking here.:: The 126th Annual Meeting of A۰P۰L۰U will take place in Washington, DC on November 10-12, 2013 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (2660 Woodley Park Road, NW, WashiNGton, DC 20008). You can access the schedule for the Board on Agriculture Assembly by clicking here.
:: 2013 -- A Community of Scholars Honoring Excellence -- the booklet presented at the Board on Agriculture Assembly awards ceremony at the 126th A۰P۰L۰U Annual Meeting in Washington, DC
:: USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack keynotes the closing ceremony for the 126th A۰P۰L۰U Annual Meeting in Washington, DC
:: Board on Agriculture Assembly (BAA) and Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Memorandum of Agreement (signed October 8, 2009):: Rules of Operation (adopted October 2008)
August 2014:: National Initiative on the Improvement of U. S. Water Security: Recommendations of the Water Working Group representing the nation's Land-Grant Institutions
August 4, 2011
:: An Open Letter to the Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Community
May 5, 2009:: Letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and OMB Director Peter Orszag in support of funding for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
:: Letter to the Congresswoman Rosa de Lauro, Chairwoman, and Congressman Jack Kingston, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, U. S. House of Representatives, in support of funding for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
:: Letter to the Senator Herb Kohl, Chairman, and Senator Sam Brownback, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, in support of funding for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
:: Letter to Dr. John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President, in support of funding for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
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