The American Agricultural Economics Association is a professional society for those interested in agricultural economics. A nonprofit organization, AAEA is committed to furthering knowledge about the economics of agriculture, rural communities, and natural resources. AAEA keeps you abreast of the latest agricultural economics research developments and policy issues. AAEA keeps you in touch with peers from industry, government, academic, professional and trade associations, foundations and international organizations. AAEA provides a shared vision to promote a sense of community and provide opportunities for active participation by all agricultural economists.AAEA’s Mission – To enhance the skills, knowledge and professional contributions of those economists who serve society in solving problems related to agriculture, food, resources and economic development.