Still Time to Register for Fall Conference & Ag Tour

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 , 10:57 am

The NAMA Early Bird rate is extended to Friday, September 20. Register before then to save money. The hotel block is closed but NAMA has a few extra rooms should you need one. Contact Jenny Pickett at jennyp@nama.org for details.

There’s still plenty of time to add the Gateway Ag Tour to your reservation. The tour takes place Monday, October 7, 2019 from Noon – 4:00 pm. The price for this tour is $60 and includes lunch.

Stops on the tour include:

Purina

Take advantage of this opportunity to hear about the industry-leading research done by animal nutrition giant, Purina. Founded in 1894 as the Robinson-Danforth Commission Company by William H. Danforth partnering with George Robinson and William Andrews, the business began by feeding farm animals. Since then, they’ve been guided by the belief that animals and people are better together and the name eventually changed to Purina. The company’s passion for animals now goes beyond pet nutrition to forging partnerships and creating innovative products. You can tell from the moment you walk in the door that their world revolves around animals, whether you’re seeing the art on the walls or the many cats and dogs that employees take to work every day. This will be an experience you won’t forget.

Stumpy’s Spirits

Experience a brewery changing the game. From fresh limestone well water to grain grown on nearby land, Stumpy’s Spirits in Columbia, Illinois, sources nearly all of their ingredients from their eighth generation family farm. Having full control over the grain they grow allows them to do what others can’t. They plant, harvest, mill, mash, ferment, and distill their spirits from grain to glass. Join us for a private tour and tasting at their distillery where samples of their spirits – bourbon, vodka and whiskey – will be served in a keepsake tasting glass.

Be sure to add this fantastic off-site afternoon to your pre-event plans as you register for the Fall Conference.

Get Your Best Work Ready

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 , 12:07 pm

Charting the Course

The Call for Entries is now live on the NAMA website! Click here to access all the information you need to submit your best work.
 
If you have questions or need category clarifications, please call us at (913) 491-6500. The deadline to submit your work is October 4, 2019.

Special thanks to O+B | P for the Call for Entries design!

Mark Your Calendars for NAMA 2020

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 , 12:07 pm

The 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference heads to sunny San Diego. Mark your calendars to attend, April 15-17, 2020. Watch your email for details!

National Ag Day Set for March 24, 2020

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 , 11:55 am

Mark your calendars for National Ag Day, March 24, 2020. Make plans to celebrate within your company, chapter or join in the Washington, DC celebration. Visit agday.org for more details.

Watch for our New Look

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 , 11:55 am

NAMA will soon be launching a new look for the Web Site that includes a more efficient registration and member records system. The new format will be more user friendly and will allow members to view and pay invoices, update their records and register for meetings. The new look is coming in late October 2019.

New NAMA Members

Written by NAMA on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 , 11:54 am

Welcome to all the new NAMA members from July 16 to present.

AT LARGE           

Elena Boxey, United Dairy Industry of Michigan

Jeff English, Think Shift

Katherine Fox, Beef Farmers of Ontario

Jennifer Kyle, Beef Farmers of Ontario

BADGER              

Madison Bloomfield, Bader Rutter

Cassie Bonner, Bader Rutter

Taylor Dei, Bader Rutter

Stephen Fong, Bader Rutter

Toby Simpkins, Bader Rutter

Sarah Zieth, Bader Rutter

CAROLINAS/VIRGINIA   

Mary Baugh, Jackson Marketing Group

Christina Blotter, Midan Marketing

Colleen Isaacson, National Agricultural Aviation Association

CHICAGO            

Manoella Alves, Zinpro Corporation

Stephanie Heusuk, Rhea + Kaiser

Lee Hillerich, Celtic Chicago

CORNBELT          

Scott Kluesner, Cornelius Seed

CORNHUSKER   

Kathleen Broniecki, Envoy, Inc.

Bailey Lisosky, Swanson Russell

Gloria Rediger, Swanson Russell

Kaila Shirey, Swanson Russell

Roxann Yarges, Swanson Russell

FLORIDA             

Adam Hensley, Helm Agro

GATEWAY

Michelle Fluty, Osborn Barr (O+B | P)

Andrew Howard , Howard Communications

HEARTLAND      

Wade Hutchens

Olivia Rahe, Burrus Seed

MIDSOUTH        

Ashleigh Almond, Frost PLLC

MISSOURI-KANSAS         

Zahcary Babbitt. Modern Litho

Molly Halter, FleishmanHillard

Katelyn Ifft, Osborn Barr (O+B | P)

Blade Mages, 502

Topanga McBride, 502

Caitlin Robb, Barkley

Melinda Tiemeyer, Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition

NORTH CENTRAL             

Samuel Johnson, Minnesota Soybean

Larissa Pfaff, Colle McVoy

OHIO    

Cheryl Vion-Hasenaur, The Andersons, Inc.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN        

Abby Tillinghast, Communication Infrastructure Group

SOUTHEASTERN              

Stevie Watson, Adisseo

SOUTHWEST     

Kayla Copus, Stoller USA

Katy Kemp, Cultivate Agency, Inc.

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