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Texas A&M Agronomy Society

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
Agron. Soc.
Purpose:
Our mission is to increase and disseminate knowledge concerning soils and crops and the conditions affecting them, as well as the effects of agriculture on the environment, to foster a spirit of cooperation and mutual helpfulness among students in Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences, and to provide an opportunity for a broader acquaintance with agronomic workers and research activities within the field of Soil, Crop and Environmental Sciences. An important part of our mission is to provide leadership opportunities and training for officers and members and to participate in meaningful community service activities.
Year Founded:
1981
Membership Dues:
$40 per year (or $25 per semester)
Admits Members:
Fall and Spring Semesters
Meeting Locations:
Heep Center, Rm. 440 (West Campus)

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Dr. Terry Gentry
Public Contact E-mail Address:
tjgentry@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
979-845-8248

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
https://maroonlink.tamu.edu/organization/agronsoc
Organization E-mail Address:
tjgentry@tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
31-50
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
3-5 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Three or more times per semester
Fundraising Events:
Twice per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Once per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per year
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per year
New Member Orientation/Training:
Never
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per year
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never