About the 2013 Annual Meeting
73nd Annual Meeting
February 1-5, 2013
Program for the meeting
Meeting registration, hotel registration and meeting information
SRASHS will meet in conjunction with the Southern Association of Agricultural
Scientist (SAAS). The 2013 SAAS Convention will be held in Orlando,
FL February 2-5, 2013 at the Wyndham Orlando.
Call for paper titles, award nominiations and election ballot
Dues and Membership
ASHS Headquarters will start collecting and
managing dues for the Southern Region. Dues can be paid at the Southern Region
annual meetings, with your yearly ASHS membership, or through the ASHS Online
Store at http://shop.ashs.org/home.php, Dues are $30. Notice: Dues
must be current to be elected to an office, and to receive a career award,
dues must be current and paid in 3 out of the past 5 years. SRASHS
By Laws state that dues apply to the year paid. We do not collect dues
in arrears, so when you pay your dues they will be credited to the year you
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.
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
- Encourage participation in
the national society of the American Society for Horticultural Science