Welcome

Welcome to the website for the Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors! This site’s purpose is to encourage collaboration among agricultural scientists in the South as well as inform the funders of agricultural research about research priorities, impacts, and status of projects.

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  1. ESCOP Meeting

    March 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Monday, March 2*, during the CARET/AHS Meeting (Mar 1-4) at the Omni
    Shoreham Hotel in DC. This will be a half-day meeting, but the exact time
    won’t be set until we know the CARET/AHS schedule for that day.
    Registration and hotel reservation information will come from APLU

  2. 2020 SAAESD Spring Meeting

    March 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

    Tuesday, March 24 – Friday, March 27, 2020

    AGENDA
    INCLUDES:

    Welcome Reception
    Tues, March 24 | 5:00pm

    Tour of Auburn University Research Facilities and Historic Sites in Alabama

    Closing meeting
    Fri, March 27 | 11:00am

    Registration opens
    January 2020

    HOSTED BY:
    AUBURN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

    LOCATION:
    AUBURN UNIVERSITY HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER
    AUBURN, AL

  3. Joint COPS Meeting

    July 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

    Tuesday, July 21 – Thursday, July 23*, Joint COPs meeting in Kansas City.
    The meeting will start with a reception on Tuesday evening and end by noon on Thursday.
    Registration and hotel reservation information will come from
    APLU.

Contact the Association

Executive Director
Eric Young
SAAESD
North Carolina State University
203 Patterson Hall
Box 7561
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone 919-513-1746
Fax: 919-515-7745
Assistant to the Director:
Donna Pearce
SAAESD
North Carolina State University
201 Patterson Hall
Box 7561
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone 919-215-4038
Fax: 919-515-7745
donna_pearce@ncsu.edu

 

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