About Us

Headquarters Building in Madison, WIThe American Society of Agronomy (ASA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global agronomy. Based in Madison, WI, ASA is the professional home for 8,000+ members and 14,000+ certified professionals (Certified Crop Advisers and Certified Professional Agronomists) dedicated to advancing the field of agronomy. The Society provides information about agronomy in relation to soils, crop production, environmental quality, ecosystem sustainability, bioremediation, waste management, recycling, and wise land use.

ASA supports its members and certified professionals by providing quality research-based publications, educational programs, certifications, and science policy initiatives via a Washington, DC office. Founded in 1907, ASA celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2007.

Because of their common interests, ASA, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America share a working relationship. Each organization is autonomous with its own bylaws and governing boards of directors.


Society Officers: American Society of Agronomy

Paul Fixen Jean Steiner Jessica Davis  

Paul E. Fixen

Past President
Jean L. Steiner

Jessica G. Davis



Chief Executive Officer
Ellen G.M. Bergfeld