Welcome To AGRO

AGRO, a Division of the American Chemical Society, bringing together a worldwide community of scientists and stakeholders to advance knowledge and promote innovative solutions for the protection of agricultural productivity, public health, and environment.

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Join Us at the 2017 ACS Fall National Meeting in Washington DC August 20-24, 2017!

A Detailed Call for Papers for the Washington meeting is now available for download. A list of symposia titles is provided by topic area.  Click on the title of interest to see symposium details and organizer contact info.

Abstract submission is open at the ACS website. The Deadline for Abstract Submission is March 22, 2017.

Submit your applications and nominations now for the AGRO Division Education Awards for Student Travel and the AGRO New Investigator Awards.  Award applications are also due by March 22, 2017. See the Awards Page for all AGRO award opportunities.

Symposium Sponsorship and other Sponsorship Opportunities are available.  Contact 2017 Program Chair, Scott Jackson for more information.

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AGRO Lunch and Learn Webinar Series
Sponored by EAG Laboratories

AGRO-ENVR Co-organized Webinar
Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Opportunities for Research and Learning

Brandi Schottel, National Science Foundation and Rabi Mohtar, Texas A&M University
April 12, 2017 at 12PM EDT

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Brandi Schottel, NSF

Rabi Mohtar, Texas A&M University

Dr. Brandi Schottel is a science analyst and sustainability science expert at the National Science Foundation Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems.

Professor Rabi Mohtar’s research at Texas A&M addresses global resource challenges such as the development of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus framework linking science to policy, characterization of the soil-water medium using thermodynamic modeling, efficacy of non-traditional water using physical-based methodologies; and applications for sustainable, integrated water management.

Global Evolution of Toxicity Testing and Assessment of Chemical Risk in the 21st Century
Daland Juberg, Dow AgroSciences
May 10, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

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Dr. Daland Juberg, Dow AgroSciences

Assessment of chemical hazard and risk has continued to evolve globally.  Emerging issues influencing product review and registration include the push for animal-free testing, new technological approaches for toxicity testing, and use of epidemiological data and biomonitoring data.  Geographical challenges and political influences will also continue to shape the success or failure of chemical product registrations in the years ahead.

Daland Juberg is Global Leader of the Human Health Assessment group within Dow AgroSciences R&D in Indianapolis, IN. He is presently chairing the TSCA Task Force and serving as President of the Regulatory and Safety Evaluation Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology. He has directed the development and conduct of Congressional briefings on key societal issues related to environmental and public health, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.