NAMA Turns 60

Chuck Zimmerman

I am happy to say that I am younger than the National Agri-Marketing Association, barely. NAMA Turns 60! One way NAMA is celebrating is with a custom anniversary website. BTW, NAMA is the inspiration for AgWired! True story. Read on: But how to capture 60 years of memories, milestones and laughs? It has to be special. It has to be …

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Leading the Agriculture Conversation

Carrie Muehling

Wisconsin native and owner of Ag Inspirations Kim Bremmer spoke to those attending this year’s NAMA Fall Conference, instilling the idea that it is important to continue to lead the conversation of agriculture and to do it better. “The story of agriculture is much bigger than anything that can be put on a label at the grocery store, or can …

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ZimmCast with Brian Carter

Cindy Zimmerman

Brian Carter is the #1 bestselling author of The Like Economy, LinkedIn for Business, Facebook Marketing, and The Cowbell Principle. Brian was selected by IBM as an Influencer and Futurist and by LinkedIn as one of their “Top 25 Social Media Marketing Experts You Need to Know.” Over the last several years, he has been busy proving how well Facebook …

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NAMA Honors Professional Development Award Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

At the NAMA Fall Conference this week, the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) honored the winners of the 2017 Professional Development Awards, recognizing the best of the best in marketing communications, product/species management, public relations, and sales. Linda Frerichs earned the 2017 Marketing Communications Award as Head of Global and North American Communications at Arysta LifeScience, the award for Product and …

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NAMA Going Full Throttle in Milwaukee

Cindy Zimmerman

There are over 180 agri-marketing professionals here in Milwaukee this week for the 2017 NAMA Fall Conference, and 30 of those are new members, which makes NAMA president Amy Bradford very happy. “It is one of the higher new member numbers we’ve had at a conference,” said Bradford, who is Corporate Relations Manager for GROWMARK. “We’re making a concerted effort …

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NAMA Names Professional Development Award Winners

Kelly Marshall

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has announced the winners of the 2017 Professional Development Awards, recognizing the top performers in marketing communication, product/species management, public relations, and sales. Linda Frerichs earned the 2017 Marketing Communications Award. Frerichs serves as Head of Global and North American Communications at Arysta LifeScience, and says her farm roots and career path influence her daily …

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Keynote for NAMA Fall Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

More and more details are coming out about this year’s National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference. Here’s an announcement on one of the keynote speakers. Brian Carter is one of the fantastic keynote speakers that NAMA has lined up for Fall Conference this year. He will be presenting the first Keynote Session as well as the Pre-Conference Workshop on September 20. …

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AEM Names Curt Blades as Senior VP AG Services

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named Curt Blades as senior vice president, AG services, replacing Charlie O’Brien, who announced his retirement from AEM earlier this year. Beginning August 1, Blades will be responsible for strategic direction of agriculture programs and services for the AEM membership, and will serve as primary liaison with ag-specific industry organizations, customer groups and …

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Registration Open for NAMA Boot Camp & Fall Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s that time. More NAMA registering to do. First up is the NAMA Boot Camp. Join the National Agri-Marketing Association for the 14th annual NAMA Boot Camp, August 8-10 in Kansas City. Whether you’ve just entered the rough working world or one who’s been through the NAMA Boot Camp drill before, sign up for this program today to learn more …

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Another NAMA 60 Year Perspective

Cindy Zimmerman

Another active member of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) who has been around for at least two-thirds of the organization’s 60 years is Carroll Merry of Countryside Marketing. Carroll has been a member of NAMA since November 1976 and in our reminiscing interview he talks about how NAMA started – and definitively solves the question of how it should be …

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