ARD Research Symposium Highlights 2024

Dear Participant of the ARD Research Symposium:

On behalf of the Association of 1890 Research Directors, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for your participation in the 21st Biennial Research Symposium.

Your presence provided us with invaluable opportunities to connect, rekindle old friendships, exchange knowledge, and explore innovative ideas.

Thank you sincerely for being a part of this enriching experience.

Louis Whitesides, ARD Chair

Sincerest Thanks to the 2024 ARD Research
Symposium Sponsors and Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Gold Sponsors
Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education
(Southern SARE)
Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center
United States Forest Service

Silver Sponsor
1890 Universities Foundation
Syngenta Global

Bronze Sponsors
AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
USDA – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS)
American Soybean Association/World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH)

IR-Projects, North Carolina State University
Alabama A&M University Graduate Studies
Association of Extension Administrators
Auburn University
Department of Energy EMSL
Entomology Society of America
National Science Foundation (NSF)
North Carolina State University
The Ohio State University
Tennessee State University Research & Sponsored Programs
University of Florida CAL
The University of Tennessee AgResearch
USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab
Virginia Tech College of Agriculture

1890 Land-Grant Universities
Alabama A&M University
Alcorn State University
Central State University
Delaware State University
Florida A&M University
Fort Valley State University
Kentucky State University
Langston University
Lincoln University in Missouri
North Carolina A&T State University
Prairie View A&M University
South Carolina State University
Southern University and A&M College
Tennessee State University
Tuskegee University
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Virginia State University
West Virginia State University

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