- Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) AAEA is a not-for-profit association serving the professional interests of members working in agricultural and broadly related fields of applied economics. AAEA's mission is to enhance the skills, knowledge, and professional contributions of economists who help society solve agricultural, development, environmental, food and consumer, natural resource, regional, rural, and associated applied economics and business problems.
- Agricultural History Society (AHS) AHS strives to promote research and study in the field of agricultural history and rural life. AHS publishes, Agricultural History. Members include agricultural economists, anthropologists, economists, environmentalists, historians, historical geographers, rural sociologists, and a variety of independent scholars.
- Alpha Zeta: Leaders for the World of Agriculture Alpha Zeta is an honorary, professional society for students and industry professionals in the agriculture and natural resources fields. Members include several former secretaries of agriculture; a Nobel Laureate; several U.S. Senators and Congressman; prominent leaders throughout national, state and local government; CEOs of major agricultural companies; cutting edge researchers and more.
- American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) AALAS is an association of professionals that advances responsible laboratory animal care and use to benefit people and animals. AALAS believes the use of laboratory animals in scientific and medical research is essential to the improvement and protection of the quality of all life. AALAS is dedicated to building and disseminating a knowledge base in laboratory animal science for the education and training of those who work in this field.
- American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) The ADSA is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world's population. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry.
- American Fisheries Society (AFS) AFS promotes scientific research and sustainable management of fisheries resources, publishes five of the world’s leading fish journals, and many renowned books, organizes scientific meetings where new results are reported and discussed, and encourages comprehensive education and professional development for fisheries professionals.
- American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) AHVMA is a group of member veterinarians and allies who are elevating the veterinary profession through innovation, education, and advocacy of integrative medicine. The objectives of AHVMA are: 1) to advance and educate in the science and art of holistic veterinary medicine; 2) to promote the health and welfare of all species of animals; 3) to foster, maintain, and enlarge public understanding; 4) to explore all the modalities in the field of veterinary holistic medicine; and 5) to do all things necessary to further high standards in the care and the treatment of animals.
- American Meat Science Association (AMSA) AMSA is a broad-reaching organization of individuals that discovers, develops, and disseminates its collective meat science knowledge to provide leadership, education, and professional development. AMSA is the premier provided of learning and knowledge for the meat science discipline. The association delivers innovative learning experiences, opportunities for peer-to-peer collaboration and leadership development programs designed to advance the meat science discipline.
- American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Established in 1903, the ASHS is recognized around the world as one of the most respected and influential professional societies for horticultural scientists. ASHS is committed to promoting and encouraging national and international interest in scientific research and education in all branches of horticulture.
- American Society for Nutrition (ASN) ASN is dedicated to bringing together the world's top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals. Today, ASN encompasses both research and clinical focuses and is building upon its rich history.
- American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) ASABE is dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. A member-driven technical and educational organization, ASABE is its members: a strong, closely woven network of experts who share the vision of Engineering for a Sustainable Tomorrow.
- American Society of Agronomy (ASA) ASA is a progressive international scientific and professional society that empowers scientists, educators, and practitioners in developing, disseminating, and applying agronomic solutions to feed and sustain the world. ASA provides information about agronomy in relation to agronomic production, biometry and statistical computing, climatology and modeling, education and extension, environmental quality, global agronomy, and land management and conservation.
- American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) ASAS follows five core principles and beliefs: 1) animals are essential to human life and well-being; 2) the care and use of animals are held to the highest standards of integrity and professional ethics; 3) research and scientific information are communicated in an open, transparent, and dynamic manner; 4) career development for animal scientists, educators, and producers is essential to the viability of the allied and animal industries; and 5) animal science and the production of animal-sourced foods must continually evolve to meet the needs and values of society.
- American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) ASLA is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States founded in 1899. ASLA’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship. The vision of ASLA is to lead the design and stewardship of land and communities. ASLA is a leader in demonstrating the benefit of green infrastructure and resilient development practices.
- American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) ASPB is a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant sciences. The purposes of this organization are to promote the growth and development of plant biology as a pure and applied science of the life processes of plants, to publish the results of research in plant biology, and to promote the general welfare and good fellowship of plant biologists and related scientists.
- American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) AVMA is a not-for-profit association representing veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. AVMA’s vision is to be the trusted leader in protecting, promoting and advancing a strong, unified veterinary profession that meets the needs of society. The mission of AVMA is to advocate for its members and advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
- Aquatic Plant Management Society, Inc. (APMS) APMS is an international organization of scientists, educators, students, commercial pesticide applicators, administrators, and concerned individuals interested in the management and study of aquatic plants. APMS strives to promote environmental stewardship through scientific innovation and development of technology related to integrated plant management in aquatic and riparian systems.
- Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE) AIAEE is an organization dedicated to developing new programs in agricultural and extension education and improving or strengthening existing programs and institutions of education to have a positive impact on development efforts worldwide. AIAEE shall maintain liaison and working relationships with such groups and institutions and shall provide a medium for the exchange of ideas and information relating to programs of international agricultural and extension education.
- Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) AAVMC promotes excellence in academic veterinary medicine to prepare the workforce with the scientific knowledge and skills required to meet societal needs through the protection of animal health, the relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.
- Canadian Council on Animal Care/ Counseil canadien de protection des animaux (CCAC/CCPA) CCAC/CCPA works to ensure that animal-based science in Canada takes place only when necessary and that the animals in the studies receive optimal care according to high quality, research-informed standards. CCAC/CCPA envisions the highest standards of animal ethics and care are valued and assured in all animal-based science conducted throughout Canada.
- Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) CAST is a nonprofit organization composed of scientific societies, individuals, students, and companies. CAST addresses issues of animal sciences, food sciences and agricultural technology, plant and soil sciences, and plant protection sciences with input from economists, social scientists, toxicologists, plant pathologists, nematologists, and legal experts.
- Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) CSSA is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the mission of plant science for a better world. Founded in 1956, CSSA is dedicated to advancing the field of crop science. Society members are dedicated to the conservation and wise use of natural resources to produce food, feed, fiber, fuel, and pharmaceutical crops.
- European Society for Agronomy (ESA) ESA is an open forum for agronomists, researchers, teachers and students who are concerned with basic and applied science in agronomy: the relationships between crops, soils, climates and agricultural practices, and between agriculture and the environment. ESA's aim is promoting the science of Agronomy and its use in agriculture and rural development across Europe.
- Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) FASS seeks to provide a forum to discuss common issues and to coordinate strategies and plans of action to meet public needs and to benefit animal agriculture, to bring together scientists and educators in areas of animal agriculture, to identify and address research priorities in animal agriculture, and to promote cooperation among all scientific societies that advance and support animal agriculture.
- Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) HSVMA is a home for veterinary professionals who want to engage in direct care programs for animals in need and educate the public and others in the profession about animal welfare issues. HSVMA’s mission is to protect and advocate for animals while providing leadership and service opportunities that support a humane veterinary profession.
- International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS) IAAS brings together students around the world that share similar ideals in agricultural and related sciences. IAAS encourages the interchange of ideas, prepares students to fulfil the challenges of their future work, promotes sustainable agriculture, economics, and food production, and promotes a higher education system of high quality, accessible for everyone.
- National Association County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) The mission of NACAA is to further the professional improvement of its members, communication among all extension educators and provide enhancement of the image of extension and the development of personal growth opportunities for extension professionals. The goals of NACAA are to promote the extension educator as a credible, research based resource; increase participation in NACAA programs; strengthen the involvement in NACAA of early career agents, women and minorities; and enhance NACAA’s visibility with CSREES-USDA and the Land Grant Universities.
- National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) NALP passionately advocates for the economic, social and environmental benefits of the landscape industry. NALP is a national organization built by the collaboration of landscape and lawn care industry professionals committed to helping members achieve success.
- National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. Its mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education.
- North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) NACTA focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning agriculture and related disciplines at the postsecondary level. Members of NACTA are from two-year and four-year colleges, public and private.
- Poultry Science Association (PSA) PSA is a professional organization consisting of educators, scientists, extension specialists, industry researchers, administrators, producers, and college students who are committed to advancing the poultry industry. Since 1908, PSA scientists have contributed through research to the growth of the poultry industry and the development of safer and more nutritious food products for the consumer.
- Society for Range Management (SRM) The SRM is the professional scientific society and conservation organization whose members are concerned with studying, conserving, managing and sustaining the varied resources of the rangelands which comprise nearly half the land in the world. Established in 1948, SRM strives to provide leadership for the Stewardship of Rangelands based on ecological principles.
- Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) The SSSA is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils. Founded in 1936, SSSA is the home for members and professionals dedicated to advancing the field of soil science. It provides information about soils in relation to crop production, environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management, recycling, and wise land use.
- Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) SWSS brings together persons from any state, area, institution or agency, who are directly interested in weed control through research, education, regulation, manufacturing or merchandising. The objectives of SWSS are to: 1) exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and information relative to weed science issues; 2) discuss and plan a means of securing different methods of weed control; and 3) coordinate efforts on weed research and control with Federal, State, and local agencies as well as private companies.
- Tropical Agricultural Research and Teaching Center (CATIE) CATIE is a regional center dedicated to research and postgraduate teaching in agriculture, management, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. CATIE promotes the development of climate-smart territories as a tool to achieve sustainable and inclusive human well-being and the effective integration of education, research and innovation actions for development.
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