In addition to the Regional Best of NAMA Ceremonies, mark your calendars for these upcoming chapter Best of NAMA Ceremonies and other events:
January 17, 2008
The Midsouth Best of NAMA Ceremony will take place January 17, 2008. The evening will kick-off with cocktails at 6:00 p.m. with a dinner and awards presentation following.
Please join Midsouth NAMA at the Equestria Restaurant, 3165 Forest Hill Irene Road, Germantown, TN, ph. 901-869-2663.
Please RSVP for the Midsouth Best of NAMA Ceremony today at http://survey.archermalmo.com/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=96KMm88.
Prior to the Region IV Ceremony, Badger NAMA will be hosting the Wisconsin Ag Outlook Forum from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the UW-Madison Campus, 1550 Linden Drive, Madison
Microbial Sciences Building, Room 1520.
Bruce Jones, a UW-Madison Agricultural Economics professor will provide a summary of the financial outlook for Wisconsin’s agriculture industry, and moderate a discussion on other subject areas found in the 2008 report, including:
Dairy, Bob Cropp
Livestock, Patrick Luby
Specialty Crops, A.J. Bussan
Hot Topic Discussions
Today’s emerging issues will also be discussed during the second portion of the Forum. Providing their insights on these selected topics will be:
Bio-energy, Pat Walsh
Land Use, Alan Turnquist
Farm Labor, Jill Harrison
Farm Bill, Bruce Jones
Badger NAMA is co-sponsoring the event along with the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, UW-Madison College of Ag & Life Sciences, UW-Extension and the Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives.
The Ag Outlook Forum is open to all, so feel free to invite co-workers and friends.
January 22, 2008
Please join Midlands NAMA for a panel discussion with Lindsay Corporation’s vice president of marketing, Dirk Lenie and Jim Farrell, president and chief executive officer of Farmers National.
They will address where the agriculture industry is headed, what technologies will lead the charge and how their companies are adapting to lead the marketplace.
Where: 11516 Nicholas St. # 100, Omaha, NE 68154
When: Tuesday, Jan. 22 – 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you there for the discussion. Please feel free to forward this invitation to anyone else in the ag industry who you think should attend. Meetings are $15 for chapter members and $20 for non-members.
Please RSVP to Vernon Benes at email@example.com or call 402-991-6338.
For more information, visit www.midlandsnama.com.
January 31, 2008
Make plans now to attend the 2008 Carolinas/Virginia Chapter Best of NAMA Awards Banquet on Thursday evening, January 31, 2008. Expand your plans to include the Southern Farm Show on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning.
Time: 4:30 p.m. – Registration & Networking; 5:30 p.m. – Awards Program; 7:00 p.m. – Dinner; 7:45 p.m. – Best of Show Awards; 8:00 p.m. – Adjourn.
Mark your calendars and share this date with your colleagues as we will assemble at the NC State University Club (map), 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC, to view some of your best work of the past season.
Option: Southern Farm Show – in the afternoon before the NAMA Awards Banquet or the following morning.
Lodging: Ramada Inn, 1520 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC
Cost: $40 members; $50 Guests; $20 Students; $60 at the door (Cash bar available)
Registration: To register for the Carolinas/Virginia Best of NAMA Banquet visit, http://payment.nama.org/chapter.htm.
February 12, 2008
Central California NAMA
Make plans to attend the NAMA Mixer at World Ag Expo, Tuesday, February 12, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in the Alta California Booth #DSI48.
Take the opportunity to network with colleagues, marketing professionals, and make new friends.
There is no better way to kick-off your week in Tulare, CA!
Cocktails and appetizers will be served.
RSVP by calling Dee Monsen at 916-928-1625 ext. 203 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.