San Antonio Riverwalk
February 5-7, 2016
Fantastic location for a meeting
Membership and Dues Status
Dues are paid through
National ASHS. Either with your National Membership enrollment, or
throught the Online Store.
Southern Region Dues
ASHS Headquarters collects and manages dues
for the Southern Region. It is recommended that you pay your dues
with your yearly ASHS membership. If you are not a member of National
ASHS, you can pay your dues through the ASHS Online Store at https://ashs.site-ym.com/store/default.aspx?
or at the annual meetings. Dues are $30. Notice: Dues must be paid
to be elected to an office or to receive an award.
The Southern Region
ASHS is a regional scientific society of the parent scientific society
the American Society for Horticultural Science. The Southern
Region encompasses the 14 southern states of Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas,
Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina,
Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Membership
varies over the years from about 400 to 500 active members.
Membership is composed of research scientists, teachers and
extension specialist from Universities, State, Federal and private research
organizations, and industry. The Southern Region also contains a student
section, the Association of Collegiate Branch, which is composed of student
clubs from Departments of Horticulture and Plant Science across the region.
The main focus of the Southern Region is the Annual Meeting, which is
held every February in conjunction with the Southern Association of
Agricultural Scientists (SAAS). The Annual Meeting consist of
presentations of scientific papers, student paper competitions and judging
contest, commodity group meetings, and awards presentations.
The Southern Region ASHS
is recognized widely as the strongest and most active Region of
the American Society for Horticultural Science, and has a history
that goes back to 1920! Join
us and become a part of the Tradition.
- Encourage and facilitate the mutual exchange of ideas and
information concerning horticultural research, extension, education,
and industry in the south
- Promote stronger
bonds among horticulturists in the southern regions
participation in the national society of the American Society for