Associations

Agriculture & Natural Resources

  • Academy of Geo-Professionals

    The Academy of Geo-Professionals' (AGP) goal is dedicated to improving the practice, elevating the standards, and advancing the profession of geo-professional engineering. The Academy has begun its challenge to try and meet these goals with the oversight of our voluntary, post-licensure, specialty certification program for geo-professional engineers.
    http://www.geoprofessionals.org
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association

    The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is a not-for-profit association serving the professional interests of members working in agricultural and broadly related fields of applied economics. Members of the AAEA are employed by academic or government institutions, as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of teaching, research, and extension/outreach activities. Their work addresses a broad range of topics such as the economics of agriculture, international and rural development, resources and the environment, food and consumer issues, and agribusiness.
    http://www.aaea.org
  • Agricultural Council of California

    Founded in 1919, Agricultural Council of California is a member-supported organization advocating for more than 15,000 farmers across California, ranging from farmer-owned businesses to the world’s best-known brands. Ag Council works tirelessly to keep its members productive and competitive, so that agriculture can remain California’s number-one industry and members can continue to produce the highest quality food for the entire world.
    http://www.agcouncil.org/
  • Agriculture, Food & Human Values Society

    The Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS)is an organization of professionals dedicated to an open and free discussion of these issues, and to an understanding of the values that underlie alternative visions of the food and agricultural systems.
    http://afhvs.org
  • Agriculture Future of America (AFA)

    Founded in 1996 the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) offers leader and career development training and community-based academic scholarships for college men and women pursuing a career in an agriculture-related field.
    http://www.agfuture.org/
  • Agriculture History Society

    Initially affiliated with the American Historical Association, the Agricultural History Society is the third oldest, discipline-based professional organization in the United States. Currently the membership includes agricultural economists, anthropologists, economists, environmentalists, historians, historical geographers, rural sociologists, and a variety of independent scholars.
    http://www.aghistorysociety.org
  • Air & Waste Management Association

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities and outreach to more than 8000 environmental professional in 65 countires.
    http://www.awma.org
  • American Agri-Women (AAW)

    American Agri-Women officially began November 14, 1974 American Agri-Women (AAW) officially began November 14, 1974, founded by four state women’s agriculture groups which had formed. Today, AAW has 50 state and commodity affiliate organizations as well as individual members throughout the country, representing tens of thousands of women involved in agriculture. Throughout the history of AAW, our members have been actively involved and making a difference in legislative and regulatory matters at the local, state, and national levels. They have also been instrumental in student and consumer education about agriculture, having initiated the Agriculture in the Classroom program at the national level are integrally involved in national and state programs still today.
    http://www.americanagriwomen.org/
  • American Agricultural Editors Association

    The American Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA) is a not-for-profit corporation, with a mission to provide opportunities for professional improvement and networking to communicators across the spectrum of agriculture media. Members include editors, writers, photojournalists, designers and public relations professionals.
    http://www.ageditors.com
  • American Agricultural Law Association

    The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) is the only national professional organization focusing on the legal needs of the agricultural community.
    http://www.aglaw-assn.org
  • American Association for Agricultural Education

    American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE) is dedicated to studying, applying, and promoting the teaching and learning processes in agriculture.
    http://aaaeonline.org
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners

    The American Association of Bovine Practitioners is an international association of veterinarians organized to enhance the professional lives of its members through relevant continuing education that will improve the well-being of cattle and the economic success of their owners, increase awareness and promote leadership for issues critical to cattle industries, and improve opportunities for careers in bovine medicine.
    http://www.aabp.org/
  • American Association of Food Safety Veterinarians

    The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
    https://www.avma.org
  • American Association of Professional Apiculturists

    AAPA, American Association of Professional Apiculturists, is an organization consisted of professors, state apiarists, scientists and students who all study and work with honey bees (Apis mellifera).
    http://aapa.cyberbee.net/
  • American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners

    The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP) was founded in 1968 to further the programs and studies of those working with small ruminants - sheep, goats, camelids, elk, deer and other related species. We encourage education, research and training to promote good health and productivity and to benefit organization members around the world. We provide a single forum for those with interests in small ruminants, where we can exchange ideas, share knowledge and together set goals and objectives that will benefit the industry as a whole. Our membership stands at over 1,000 members in the U.S. and Canada alone, with others members in over 20 countries.
    http://www.aasrp.org
  • American Association of State Climatologists

    Founded in 1976, the American Association of State Climatologists is a professional scientific organization composed of state climatologists (one per state), directors of the six Regional Climate Centers and associate members who are persons interested in the goals and activities of the Association. State Climatologists are individuals who have been identified by a state entity as the state's climatologist and who are also recognized by the Director of the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as the state climatologist of a particular state.
    http://www.stateclimate.org/
  • American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians

    The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) is a professional association that promotes continuous improvement and public awareness of veterinary diagnostic laboratories by advancing the discipline of veterinary diagnostic laboratory science. The AAVLD provides avenues for education, communication, peer-reviewed publication, collaboration, outreach, and laboratory accreditation.
    http://www.aavld.org/
  • American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners

    The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP) was founded in 1968 to further the programs and studies of those working with small ruminants - sheep, goats, camelids, elk, deer and other related species. We encourage education, research and training to promote good health and productivity and to benefit organization members around the world. We provide a single forum for those with interests in small ruminants, where we can exchange ideas, share knowledge and together set goals and objectives that will benefit the industry as a whole. Our membership stands at over 1,000 members in the U.S. and Canada alone, with other members in over 20 countries.
    http://www.aasrp.org/
  • American Beekeeping Federation

    The American Beekeeping Federation (ABF) is a national organization with about 1,000 members that continually works in the interest of all beekeepers, large or small, and those associated with the industry to ensure the future of the honey bee. Members share a common interest to work toward better education and information for all segments of the industry in the hope of increasing our chances for survival in today's competitive world.
    http://www.abfnet.org/
  • American Dairy Science Association

    The American Dairy Science Association provides leadership in scientific and technical support to grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services.
    http://www.adsa.org
  • American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF)

    The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is an independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization governed by and representing farm and ranch families united for the purpose of analyzing their problems and formulating action to achieve educational improvement, economic opportunity and social advancement and, thereby, to promote the national well-being. Farm Bureau is local, county, state, national and international in its scope and influence and is non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-secret in character. Farm Bureau is the voice of agricultural producers at all levels.
    http://www.fb.org
  • American Farrier’s Association (AFA)

    Established in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1971, the American Farrier's Association (AFA) began with a small organization of farriers who wished to help organize the farrier community and provide direction for the future. Since those humble beginnings, the AFA has grown into an association of international scope, providing direction and growth for the farrier community.Today, the AFA represents farrier interests throughout the equine world. In addition to its primary concerns of promoting equine welfare and providing continuing education for working farriers and the equine community, the AFA stays abreast of the equine community and acts as an advocate for farriers in relations with veterinarians, breed and sport associations, and state and federal government agencies.
    http://americanfarriers.org/
  • American Feed Industry Association

    AFIA, based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. Founded in 1909, AFIA also is the recognized leader on international industry developments. Members include more than 500 domestic and international companies and state, regional and national associations. Member-companies are livestock feed and pet food manufacturers, integrators, pharmaceutical companies, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers and companies which supply other products, services and supplies to feed manufacturers.
    http://www.afia.org
  • American Fisheries Society

    The mission of the American Fisheries Society is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.
    http://fisheries.org/
  • American Forest & Paper Association

    The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy. AF&PA member companies make products essential for everyday life from renewable and recyclable resources and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry’s sustainability initiative. The forest products industry accounts for approximately 4 percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures approximately $210 billion in products annually, and employs nearly 900,000 men and women. The mission of AF&P is to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy.
    http://www.afandpa.org