Alliance of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science Societies
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The Alliance of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS) is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization providing management and administrative support services to its founding members: the American Soceity of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). The headquarters office for these international Societies is based in Madison, Wisconsin.
The American Society of Agronomy was established in 1907 with the primary goal of enhancing conservation and promoting the wise use of natural resources for the production of food, feed, and fiber crops, while maintaining or improving the environment.
The Soil Science Society of America was established in 1936 to increase awareness, outreach and education about soil science. Its members also focus on other interests and aspects of soil, including physics, chemistry, microbiology, fertility, morphology, classification, and mineralogy.
The Crop Science Society of America was established in 1955. Members are dedicated to the promotion of public welfare though the advancement of research, extension, and teaching of the crop sciences, along with improvement, culture, management, and utilization of field crops.
The ACSESS organization's three Science Societies represent more than 12,000 individual members around the world. Thirty-three companies and businesses are part of the Corporate Membership program, and more than 90 cooperating societies are linked to ASA, CSSA, and SSSA for collaborating partnerships in the agronomy, crops, and soils science fields.