Crop Science Institute

July 23-25, 2023
Raleigh, NC
Applications due March 31, 2023

The Institute

Discover the latest innovations in crop and soil sciences

Hear from the industry leaders innovating the fields of genetics, sustainability and technology, and see where a career in this sector could take you.

Industry exposure
Visit farms, offices and labs and hear what executives have to say
Talk it out
Discuss innovations and recent challenges in the industry
Explore careers
Learn about career paths and opportunities in crop sciences
Crop Science Institute
Experience Info
The Institute rotates through various locations around the U.S. from year to year. The 2022 Crop Science Institute will be held in Sacramento, California.

July 23-25

Raleigh, NC

All meals, program materials and rooms are paid for by AFA's partners. You are responsible for covering any incidental and parking charges added to your room.

July 23
July 24
July 25
3:00 p.m.
Mix and Mingle Registration
4:00 p.m.
Welcome and Orientation
5:00 p.m.
Kickoff Speaker: State of Crop Science Industry
5:45 p.m.
State of the Industry: Executive Panel Discussion
6:45 p.m.
Industry Networking
7:15 p.m.
Dinner with Industry Guests and Sacramento Area Alumni
8:30 p.m.
Tour Preparation and Reflection
9:00 p.m.
Student Networking Activity
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After attending the AFA Crop Science Institute, I came back to North Carolina with new insight on what agriculture and sustainability looks like in California. From traveling to processing tomato fields, meeting amazing students from across the country and meeting employees of BASF, UPL, Syngenta and Wilbur-Ellis, I thoroughly enjoyed attending this great event."
Hannah Hackett
North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University