CAST Education Program

CAST knows that your faculty and graduate students are the key to the world’s food and fiber production in the years ahead. Future scientific discoveries and technologies will result from their work. It is important that they know about the events occurring daily that affect their research, their career, and the world. It is essential that they know where to gain access to credible, science-based information. CAST has a great offer to help achieve this goal.

View current CAST Education Program Members and Board Members.

Education Program Benefits

Friday Notes Newsletter

Your university’s entire agriculture division would have the opportunity to receive CAST’s Friday Notes, our signature newsletter published and distributed 48 times a year. The Notes provide timely links to the latest news across the full spectrum of agricultural topics. Each issue features:

Reference Publications

Your college will also receive a “CAST Reference Collection.”

Current Publications

Recognition of Your Support

Your organization is recognized on the CAST website and in the CAST Annual Report.

Representation on the CAST Board of Representatives (Optional but Encouraged)

Your university would have the opportunity to participate in CAST through a CAST Representative who serves on a work group (Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues, Food Science and Safety, or Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues).

How It Works

Institutions with ag enrollments of 1,000 or lessInstitutions with ag enrollments greater than 1,000

For more information regarding membership, please contact our membership department at 515-292-2125.

Help Support CAST

Your donation to CAST helps support the CAST mission of communicating science to meet the challenge of producing enough food, fiber and fuel for a growing population. Every gift, no matter the size, is appreciated.