The Corn Advisory Committee was established by memorandum (January 17, 2002) the Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy Director, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Program. The administrative charge to the Corn Advisory Committee was stated as follows:
“The Committee charge is to develop and submit to me, at the earliest possible date, a Five-Year Corn Production and Improvement Strategy that addresses all major issues for corn production in all of Texas, meet as needed over the next three years to monitor progress on implementing the Strategy, and recommend to my office actions that position the Texas corn program among the best in the USA.”
Appointed committee members represented the following categories:
- Resident Directors, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers in areas where corn is a significant part of a region’s agricultural economy;
- Heads of TAMU Departments having significant disciplinary responsibility for corn;
- Selected members of the Board of Directors, Texas Corn Producers Board.
- Executive Director, Texas Corn Producers Board.