We're more than you think...

The nacaa is your professional Extension organization. Together, we all make Extension and agriculture stronger. Membership is a great way to be connected to your peers and to develop professionally.

Our organization is geared toward Extension educators and other professionals who work in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and natural resources, 4-H youth development, community development, administration, aquaculture and Sea Grant, and related disciplines.

For more information about membership fees and benefits, contact your state association director or any member.

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What We Do

The NACAA strives to:

Advance the professional status of Extension agents and specialists with agriculture-related Extension appointments.

Encourage, promote, and provide professional improvement for all members.

Provide for the exchange of ideas, methods, and techniques.

Represent professional interests of members in matters of public policy and affairs.

Promote public confidence, esteem, and respect for Cooperative Extension.

Recognize professional excellence in Cooperative Extension nationwide.


NACAA is a 501(c)(6) tax exempt professional association whose membership is comprised of county agricultural agent associations from nearly every state of the United States of America.