Arizona Agriculture Extension Association
AAEA is part of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA), and is open to all employees of the University of Arizona interested in agricultural research, education and outreach. Our diverse membership includes professionals working in the fields of crop production, livestock, controlled environment, aquaculture, forestry, water quality, turf, pasture, and many other areas.
The purpose of the Arizona Agriculture Extension Association shall be to: encourage professional improvement and quality performance among Extension workers, promote cooperation, loyalty and understanding among Exension people and other University of Arizona personnel, improve the effectiveness of Cooperative Extension work, advance the basic importance and position of American agriculture in our national economy, carry out the policies and programs of the Land Grant Colleges in the United States, and to apply scientific knowledge to agriculture and agricultural pursuits.
There are a variety of professional improvement and networking benefits to joining the Association, including these Top Ten Reasons to join:
- summer and winter meetings focusing on Arizona agriculture;
- print subscription to "The County Agent" magazine - a national magazine addressing issues and concerns as well as celebrating the success of people and programs across the country;
- the opportunity to atted NACAA's Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference; and,
- an outstanding national awards program.
Your $60 dues include membership to the AAEA and the NACAA, plus a subscription to the print journal The County Agent. Membership isn't just for county agriculture agents: specialists, program and research staff will also benefit from the Associations' opportunities for peer networking and professional development at state and national meetings.
Send your payment made out to AAEA to: Hattie Braun, AAEA Treasurer, Coconino County Cooperative Extension, 2304 N. 3rd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004-3605
Ashley Wright, AAEA President
Cochise County Cooperative Extension
450 S. Haskell Avenue, Suite A
Willcox, AZ 85643