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AGRO, a Division of the American Chemical Society, brings 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.


AGRO Fall 2022 Updates

Technical Sessions Location – All AGRO technical sessions are scheduled to be held at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Please feel free to view the hotels and book your reservation with ACS!

AGRO Program – AGRO has a total of 280 abstracts; 30+ are posters, around 20 are in-person posters. Notifications of acceptance have been sent but if you have not received yours, please contact and let your symposium organizers know.

Meeting format – ACS has 3 different types of sessions for this meeting. (1) The majority will be in-person only (as pre-COVID). For AGRO, about half are in-person only. (2) The rest of the AGRO sessions will be hybrid. There will be an audience in the room. The speaker maybe in person or online. Slides will be projected in the room. If you are virtual, you will hear the speaker and see the slides. Most divisions were only allotted one hybrid session. AGRO will have a total of 19 hybrid half-day sessions

Speaker format changes – if you are a speaker requesting to change your presentation format (in-person to virtual or vice-versa), please inform your symposium organizers first so they can help explore your presentation options. Then notify ACS via email at and ACS can make the change in the program.

Non-Technical Sessions – AGRO EC Business meeting will now be an AGRO Committees Networking Session on Sunday, Aug 21st from 6pm to 9pm, Graduate Student Lunch on Monday, Aug 22nd from noon to 1pm, Sterling Hendricks Reception, Tuesday, Aug 23rd from noon to 1pm, Blues & Brews on Tuesday, Aug 23rd 6:30-7:30 pm, AGRO Awards Social on Wednesday from 6 to 8pm.


AGRO Division was given Full Division Status in 1970. The purpose of this timeline is to highlight AGRO history along with important scientific and regulatory developments in agrochemicals.

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2022 ACS Fall National Meeting

AGRO will be programming at the 2022 ACS Fall National Meeting. Dr. Heidi Irrig will be the AGRO Program Chair ( If you have a proposal for a symposium, please use the form below to submit your completed and final Call for Papers Template. Deadline to submit your proposal is November 15. For examples of previous Call for Papers, please see the Spring issue of the PICOGRAM. [gravityform id="12" title="true" description="false"]

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