Council for Agricultural Science and Technology

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Council for Agriculture Science and Technology
FounderCharles A. Black
  • 4420 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014, USA
ServicesScientific publications, editing services
Key people
Kent Schescke, EVP

Richard Cavaletto, President
Norman Borlaug, Father of the Green Revolution
Kevin Folta, 2016 BCCA Winner Channapatna Prakash, 2015 BCCA Winner

Alison Van Eenennaam, 2014 BCCA Winner
9 total - 1 full-time, 5 part-time, 3 student

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization composed of scientific societies and many individual, student, company, nonprofit, and associate society members. CAST's Board is composed of representatives of the scientific societies, commercial companies, and nonprofit or trade organizations, and an executive committee.

CAST Office


CAST was established in 1972 as a result of a 1970 meeting sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council.[citation needed]

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