New NAMA Members

Written by NAMA on Monday, March 11, 2019 , 10:20 am

New Member List:
Welcome our New Members for February 2019:

John Mattingly, AgMetrics Research & Consulting
Jeff Rushton, Fastline Media Group
Jack Stambaugh CTB, Inc.
Andre Trepanier, Marrone Bio Innovation

Lynn Bartholomew, Kuhn North America

Loren Lindler, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Melisa Augusto, Agricultural Retailers Association
Niki Jones, IDEAg Group, LLC

Amy LaTessa, IDEAg Group, LLC

Logan Torrance, Archer Daniels Midland

Jennifer Mizell, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Elizabeth Davis, Novus International, Inc
Rachel Meyer, Novus International, Inc

Caleb Harre, Altorfer Ag

Linda Bartling, OBI Creative
Ashlie Chambers, Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
Nathan Huss, Two Rivers Marketing
Hanna Plants, Two Rivers Marketing

Mindy Brooks, Chore-Time
Mark Hodges, Hodges Marketing Solutions

Michelle Brasel, Actagro LLC
Laurel Caes, John Deere
Brenda Fraser, Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition
Cate Galligan, Kansas State University
Karen Hiltbrand, American Angus Association
Hayley Oswald, Ceva Animal Health

Ellen Brinn, Yamamoto
Dan Johnson, American Farm Bureau Federation/IDEAg Group, LLC
Kristin Krell, Environmental Tillage Systems
Adam Luckeroth, Modus
Kelly Morrison, IDEAg Group, LLC
Scott Odin, American Farm Bureau Federation/IDEAg Group, LLC
Rachel Oehlke, CHS Inc

Jorge Abrego, Meister Media Worldwide
Laura Davis, Peace Corps
Tod McCloskey, Meister Media Worldwide
Makenna Vorst, Unverferth Mfg. Co., Inc.

Scott Arnold, Cassin Media & Marketing
Lauren Braddy, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Taylor Mock, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Jennifer Torres, California State University

Iowa Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Monday, March 11, 2019 , 10:20 am

Award-Winning Multi-Media Campaign Case History

Celebrate National Ag Day with your fellow agri-marketers! Join the Iowa NAMA chapter on Thursday, March 14 for an educational luncheon featuring an “Award-Winning Multi-Media Campaign Case History” presented by Amber Young, Account Director with Colle McVoy. The campaign was a Region III National Best of NAMA winner for Winfield United.

WHEN: Thursday, March 14

TIME: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

WHERE: Windsor Heights Community Center, 6900 School St., Windsor Heights, IA 50324

COST:NAMA Member = $25, Non-Member = $35, Recent Grad/Young Professional (under 25) = $15


MoKan Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Monday, March 11, 2019 , 10:19 am

National Ag Day Lunch and Learn

Ag Day is about recognizing – and celebrating – the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives, and what better organization to hear from than the American Royal, who works year-round, telling the story of Agriculture?

Please join the MoKan NAMA Chapter to hear from Kristie Larson, Director of Education, and other American Royal officials, to learn about the hard work they are doing to introduce agriculture to KC area youth. You’ll also get an update on the new era of change for the Royal, as they welcome new leadership, move to a new location and kick-off another season.

WHEN: Thursday, March 14

TIME: 11:30 AM

WHERE: Osborn Barr (O+B | P), 1911 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108

COST: $15


North Central Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Monday, March 11, 2019 , 10:19 am

National Ag Day: Ag Producer Safety, Health and Wellness

Join North Central NAMA to help celebrate National Ag Day and hear a discussion on one of the most important and hot topics in ag currently. Emily Wilmes, from the University of Minnesota Extension will be joining us to talk about ag producer safety, health, and wellness.

WHEN: Thursday, March 14

TIME: 4:30 to 6:30 PM

WHERE: The Good Acre, 1790 Larpenteur Avenue West, Falcon Heights, MN 55113

COST: $35


Heartland Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Monday, March 11, 2019 , 10:19 am

Tour of Illinois State University’s Social Media Analytics Command Center

Join Heartland Chapter of NAMA for a tour of Illinois State University’s Social Media Analytics Command Center (SMACC) in Normal, Illinois on Friday, March 15. Attendees will meet for a Dutch-treat lunch at noon at Medici in Normal then head over to campus for the tour. Social Media is an integral communications tool for any business. But perhaps one of the most challenging aspects is staying on top of the conversations taking place. Illinois State University’s SMACC is a specialized computer lab whose primary goal is to analyze public conversations from social media outlets, popular discussion forums, and major blogs.

WHEN: Friday, March 15

TIME: 12:00 to 3:00 PM

WHERE: Illinois State University School of Communication, 100 N University St, Normal, IL 61761


Email Cliff Dolbeare to register.

Iowa Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Monday, March 11, 2019 , 10:19 am

Cold Run for Warm Meals

Join the Iowa NAMA Chapter for their annual fundraising event at the Cold Run for Warm Meals, a 2.5 mile run or walk benefiting WesleyLife Meals on Wheels. Food insecurity is a challenge that affects an incredible amount of Iowans – over 83,000 seniors in Iowa are threatened by hunger. Join the chapter to stand against hunger in Iowa by participating in the Cold Run for Warm Meals. Register today!

WHEN: Saturday, March 30

TIME: 9:30 AM

WHERE: Gray’s Lake, 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA US 50315

COST: $25 (price increases after March 1)


Cornbelt Chapter Event

Written by NAMA on Monday, March 11, 2019 , 10:19 am

Celebration of Agriculture

Join fellow members to Celebrate Agriculture on Monday, March 18th. Cornbelt Chapter will join over 650 people that night showing the strength of agribusiness in eastern Iowa.

Tyne Morgan, host of the nationally syndicated U.S. Farm Report, will keynote the event. She recently received The Doane Award for excellence in reporting agriculture. In 2014, Morgan was named the first female host of U.S. Farm Report, which came after many years on the road as AgDay and U.S. Farm Journal Report National Reporter. Today, Morgan brings viewers the latest agriculture and market related news by diving into stories impacting not only farmers and ranchers, but rural America.

WHEN: Monday, March 18

TIME: 6:00 to 9:00 PM

WHERE: DoubleTree Convention Complex, Exhibit Hall A, 350 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Email Terry Reilly to RSVP by end of day March 12.

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