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Board on Agriculture Assembly
Food, Environment, & Renewable Resources : : Board on Agriculture Assembly : : CARET
Watch the orientation video for members of the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET) by clicking on the CARET logo below:
CARET Delegates Video
The Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET) is a national grassroots organization created in 1982 by A۰P۰L۰U's Division of Agriculture. CARET is composed of representatives from the 50 states, the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. CARET's mission is to advocate for greater national support and understanding of the land-grant university system's food and agricultural research, extension, and teaching programs that enhance the quality of life for all people. CARET also works with national agricultural organizations to tell agriculture's "story." The brochure describing CARET can be found here, and an explanation of CARET's new logo can be found here.
A job description of a CARET delegate can be found here.
CARET fits into the Board on Agriculture Assembly/A۰P۰L۰U structure as shown on the following chart.Click here for CARET's Rules of Operation. CARET's Strategic Plan can be found here.
This calendar contains all of the meetings and events for CARET.
:: 2011 -- A Community of Scholars Honoring Excellence -- the booklet presented at the Board on Agriculture Assembly awards ceremony at the 124th A۰P۰L۰U Annual Meeting
CARET delegates are appointed by the administrative head(s) of agriculture at their respective institutions, and the year of their original appointment is noted in italics behind their name.The CARET Executive Committee adopted guidelines and standard operating procedures for its mentoring program of new CARET delegates at its meeting on November 9, 2012. Those guidelines and standard operating procedures can be found by clicking here.
These guidelines for operation were adopted by CARET and the Administrative Heads Section and approved by the Board on Agriculture Assembly's Policy Board of Directors in 2004. The Rules of Operation were amended on February 22, 2010.
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