Agribusiness Leader and Marketer of Year Honored

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The recipients of NAMA’s Agribusiness Leader and Marketer of the Year are announced months in advance, but they receive those awards and the recognition that comes with them at the annual conference. Mike Stern, CEO of Monsanto’s The Climate Corporation, received the 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the year award, which is NAMA’s highest honor, recognizes outstanding industry leadership. Mike Stern …

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Herm Edwards Addresses #NAMA17

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On his way to Philadelphia yesterday to do commentary for NFL Draft Day, former NFL coach and ESPN analyst Herm Edwards visited the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference to provide some game winning tips for life. Edwards emphasized teamwork, integrity and effective communication and talked about his career as one of five head coaches in NFL history to take two different teams …

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Go Big with ZimmComm at #NAMA17

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Bring your eyes and ears to the ZimmComm New Media booth at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference Connection Point trade show to see and hear about agriculture’s virtual newsroom and podcasting as we Go Big with Facebook Live. Joining us is the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) to provide demos of their new 360-degree pig videos, which utilizes a virtual …

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New NAMA App

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For the National Agri-Marketing Association, there’s a new app in town. NAMA is very excited to announce our new and improved mobile app, just in time for the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference! Make sure you download the new app – or update to the new version – so you can stay up to date while you are in Dallas next week! …

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NAMA Names Nickerson 2017 Marketer of the Year

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named Bader Rutter CEO Greg Nickerson has been selected as the 2017 NAMA Marketer of the Year. Through his leadership, Greg Nickerson has helped Bader Rutter become the country’s largest agricultural marketing agency. Since 2009, when Nickerson was put in charge, the agency has nearly doubled in size. Perhaps even more significant is Nickerson’s …


NAMA Honors Mike Stern as Agribusiness Leader

Kelly Marshall

Mike Stern, Chief Executive Officer of The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, has been selected as the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the Year. The award, considered NAMA’s highest honor, will be presented at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference in April. Mike Stern exemplifies the spirit of the award through his understanding of the challenges farmers …

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Best of NAMA Winners From Region V

Chuck Zimmerman

The regional awards in the Best of NAMA competition are being announced this month. The National Agri-Marketing Association chapters: Carolinas/Virginia, Midsouth, Florida and Southeastern had events. Out of the 214 entries submitted in this region, attendees at each event learned who would be eligible to compete in the National Best of NAMA Competition. Download a list of the winners and …


NAMA Turns Sixty

Chuck Zimmerman

No, I was not at the founding meeting. But I’ve been involved with NAMA for a lot of years. Congratulations to the National Agri-Marketing Association for reaching the big 6-0! The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) proudly marks 60 years of advancing the professional development of agri-marketers across the country this year. Since 1957, when a small group of ag marketers …