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PA Agronomic Education Society

Our objective is to promote the dissemination of useful and practical information regarding all forms of plant food, soil amendments, plant protectants, plant genetics, biotechnology, soil conservation, economics of new technology, and their application to crop production of all kinds of promoting cultural practices that would improve crop productivity, enhance farm profitability, and maintain environmental quality.

In addition, we want to foster and promote strong and positive relationships among agricultural industries, academia, and the agricultural public sector.

Our purpose is to operate in Pennsylvania as a facilitator of educational programs and services by providing members with current information on agricultural programs and practices, encouraging cooperation by all agricultural industries, private service organizations, universities and governmental service and regulatory agencies in promoting economical and efficient utilization of agricultural inputs by the Pennsylvania farmer and related businesses.

PAES is a non-profit organization.

Mission

Facilitate delivery of sound, practical agronomic education and information to professionals in agriculture in Pennsylvania.

Encourage strong and positive relationships among workers in agricultural industries, academia, government agencies, and the agricultural public sector.

Maintain and increase PAES membership and sponsorship needed to sustain society operation and help sustain Pennsylvania industry infrastructure.

Goals

  1. To operate in Pennsylvania as a facilitator of educational programs and services by providing members with current information on agricultural programs and practices.
  2. To encourage cooperation by all agricultural industries, private service organizations, universities, and governmental service and regulatory agencies.
  3. To promote economical and efficient utilization of agricultural inputs by the Pennsylvania farmer and related businesses.
  4. Provide diverse opportunities for professional development.
  5. To support/facilitate the professional certification process and continuing education for professionals in crop management.
  6. To sustain the expansion of the organization to maintain organizational viability.
  7. To promote growth of the agricultural industry in Pennsylvania.