Associate Members

For Associate Members:

A consolidated arena where growers, companies, and stakeholders unite around good agricultural practices allows you, the associate members, to have an important voice. GAP Connections realizes the necessity of partner organizations that support our mission and the business of U.S. agricultural production. Your input and expertise is highly valued and allows us to do what we do better. You are a vital part of the process. Help support GAP education, training, and resource development. Be a part of connecting farmers through environmentally and socially sustainable good agricultural practices.

Associate Membership Qualifications

Any organization representing those who have a commercial interest in the agriculture industry (e.g., farm/grower organizations and input suppliers) shall be eligible for membership as an “Associate Member” of GAP Connections.  There are two types of Associate Members: Private and Public.  Those Associate Members representing a private organization or company are Private Associate Members.  Those Associate Members representing a public organization or company (including, for example, a land grant University or governmental agency) are Public Associate Members.  Associate Members will elect one representative from their membership class to represent them on the Board of Directors. 

Current Associate Members: 

  • The Council for Burley Tobacco
  • Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina
  • Foley Seed & Service, LLC


For more information about becoming an associate member, contact:

Jane Chadwell
Office: (865) 622-4606