Mizzou Students Help Support NAMA Foundation

Cindy Zimmerman

University of Missouri students Kate Thompson and Sophia Liefer are enjoying their time this week at the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Fall Conference in St. Louis while helping out the NAMA Foundation. “The best thing about NAMA is that we are all super competitive,” said Thompson, who talked about the foundation fundraiser they were doing at the conference. “It’s a …

Audio, Education, NAMA

Student NAMA Award Winners Named

Chuck Zimmerman

Congratulations to all the winners in the Student National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) competitions. Special congrats to the University of Guelph for winning the Marketing Competition! The Student NAMA Program was virtual for the 2020-21 school year. The Student Awards Ceremony, held on 4/22/21, announced the Scholarship Recipients, Sales Competition winners & Marketing Competition winners. See the recording here. Scholarships $4000 …

Education, Marketing, NAMA

University of Arkansas student earns ARC/C.O.nxt Scholarship

Chuck Zimmerman

Jessica Wesson, a University of Arkansas agricultural communications graduate student, received the Agricultural Relations Council 2021 ARC/C.O.nxt Scholarship. In May 2020, Wesson earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education, communication and technology (AECT) from the University of Arkansas. In addition to her graduate school studies, Wesson works as a graduate assistant in the AECT department. She assists with teaching ag …

ARC, Education

Student NAMA Sales Competition Winners Announced

Chuck Zimmerman

Hopefully in 2022 we’ll be able to “see” the National Agri-Marketing Association student competitions. But that doesn’t mean that are not happening this year. In fact, the winners of the Student NAMA Sales Competition have been announced. The competition took place April 14-15, virtually, and over 20 students were registered. ​The National Agri-Marketing Association Collegiate Sales Competition began in 2019. …

Education, Marketing, NAMA

GROWMARK Intern Program Goes Virtual

Cindy Zimmerman

GROWMARK‘s legacy internship program that just celebrated 60 years will continue this year with a little change – the program will primarily operate virtually in an effort to keep interns and employees safe. The 2020 interns who will spend the next few weeks learning from professionals in the GROWMARK/FS System were recently welcomed to the program via video chat by …

Education, GROWMARK

FFA Takes National Ag Day Virtual

Cindy Zimmerman

National FFA is helping celebrate National Ag Day by providing virtual webinars today and tomorrow. Student leaders from FFA , 4-H, AFA and MANRRS will join together to share information on the critical role agriculture plays in our culture and economy. Monday’s sessions will begin at 1 pm EDT and will include how to advocate and why it’s important, interacting …

Ag Day, Education, FFA

FMC and AgNet Media Launch Citrus Scholarships

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC and AgNet Media have teamed up to help the future of the citrus industry by launching a scholarship program for citrus and horticulture degrees. Launched at Citrus Expo 2019 last week in North Fort Myers, the FMC Citrus Ag Production Scholarships (FMC CAPS) will award five $5,000 scholarships to students interested in pursuing a degree program in citrus and …

Citrus, Education, FMC, Media

Text 24365 to Donate to NAMA Foundation

Chuck Zimmerman

With the NAMA (National Agri-Marketing Association) Foundation serving 33 student chapters, your support has never been more important. Here is a new way to donate. Please text “NAMA” to 24365 to donate to the foundation and support Student NAMA! That will text you back a link to click on and donate via Paypal. Simple. Quick. Try it now.

AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Education, Marketing, NAMA

ACT Students Learn at #NAFB18

Chuck Zimmerman

During the 2018 NAFB Convention Cindy and I had the opportunity to talk to the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) who were also in Kansas City for their Professional Development Conference. Our mission was to talk to the group (about 80 ag communications students from more than 10 different universities) about agricultural journalism, where it has been, and where it …

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