Media alert: Scientists meet in San Antonio Oct. 16-19

Scientists Meet in San Antonio, TX Oct. 16-19, to Discuss Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability

WHAT: 2011 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings

WHERE:   Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 16 through Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011


October 12, 2011 -- What would be the impact of the next green revolution on global food security? How can soil help lessen the impacts of climate change? Can biofuels help make America energy independent? These topics and others of public interest will be discussed at the International Annual Meetings of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), Oct. 16-19 in San Antonio, TX. The Societies are based in Madison, WI. More than 4,000 researchers, educators, extension professionals, and students from around the world are expected to attend. SSSA’s 75th Anniversary will also be celebrated with a variety of events, including a New 'I Heart Soil' Awareness Campaign.


Press Credentials: Register in the Newsroom, Convention Center Room 205, or visit the online Newsroom for information: Media Contacts: James Giese, 608-630-3145 (mobile) or Sara Uttech,, 608-772-0217 (mobile).

The American Society of Agronomy (ASA), is a scientific society helping its 8,000+ members advance the disciplines and practices of agronomy by supporting professional growth and science policy initiatives, and by providing quality, research-based publications and a variety of member services.

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