Recruit for NAMA and Win

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Recruit someone you know to become a National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) member and you will be entered to win an iPad Mini. The “Member-Get-A-Member” campaign will run from October 15 to December 10. The drawing will take place on December 11. Simply tell your recruit to join NAMA online and add your name and company in the “Referred By” box …

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Support Your Local Student NAMA Chapter

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Hopefully all you members of the National Agri-Marketing Association are finding ways to support your student chapter. Here’s an example of how Florida NAMA just got involved at an event to support our students, Gator NAMA. Gator NAMA is tied in with the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Ag Econ Club. They set up a promotional booth during …

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Best of NAMA Deadline Friday

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Have you entered your best this year in the Best of NAMA yet? If not, you better hurry because the deadline is tomorrow, October 10. The Best of NAMA awards program honors the best work in agricultural communications. Actually, the best of the best, since companies/agencies must first qualify through regional competition in order to advance to the national level. …


Support Agri-Business Educational Foundation Auction

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The Agri-Business Educational Foundation has an Online Media Auction going on until October 15. The proceeds support the National Agri-Marketing Association Student Careers Program. ABEF is the backbone of Student NAMA. With the help of generous funders, ABEF is ensuring a strong future for the agri-marketing industry by providing students the tools they need to succeed. So here’s what you …


NAMA Fall Conference

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Sometimes what happens at NAMA stays at NAMA. Unless it’s on Flickr! The 2014 National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference has come and gone. I was unable to attend this year. It would have been my last Executive Committee Mtg. but family came first. I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and camaraderie of working with some great agrimarketers the last three …

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NAMA Announces Professional Development Awards of Excellence

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The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named four recipients of the 2014 Professional Development Awards of Excellence. These awards honor NAMA members based on outstanding achievement in four professional development areas including: marketing communications, public relations, product/species management and sales. Award winners include: Marketing Communications Award of Excellence Ryan Rarking, marketing communications manager, Beck’s Hybrids Public Relations Award of Excellence …

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Another Successful NAMA Boot Camp

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This year marked the 11th annual NAMA Boot Camp, a three day conference for professionals in the agriculture industry or in marketing positions. Event participants were able to hear from several different speakers with topics ranging from challenges in the beef industry to the latest and greatest technologies. I visited with NAMA Boot Camp Chair Amanda Sollman to learn more …

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NAMA Happenings and Update

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The Executive Committee of the National Agri-Marketing Association met yesterday and even though I could not make it thanks to plane problems and weather I got all caught up with President Kenna Rathai this morning. So this week’s program is our conversation in which Kenna talks about what the committee discussed or did during the quarterly meeting. First up is …

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NAMA Exec Comm Meets

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Thanks to our fearless National Agri-Marketing Association President, Kenna Rathai, I can share a photo from today’s Executive Committee Mtg. I should be there. But I’m not. I want to be there. But I’m not. And it’s not Delta’s fault. I got as far as Atlanta today. My flight to the meeting in Chicago was delayed and after we boarded …