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National Agri-Marketing Association


NAMA is the professional association for persons involved in marketing agricultural products, or marketing products to agribusinesses and farms. There are 26 professional chapters in the United States including the Northern Prairie Chapter in North Dakota. NAMA publishes a monthly newsletter, conducts several in-service training programs, sponsors an annual convention, and an employee referral service for both professionals and students. The primary objective of the professional NAMA chapter is to foster and promote the highest standards of professional excellence in agri-marketing, part of which is devoted to encouraging marketing careers in agribusiness. Professional chapters feature monthly meetings on agriculture, marketing, product development, individual development and communications. Students are invited as guests, allowing them to make informal business contacts.


NAMA is affiliated with the Agribusiness Club. The purpose of NDSU-NAMA is to further your career opportunities through participation in the National AgriMarketing Conference including involvement in the marketing competition, the outstanding student chapter competition and career fairs. NDSU-NAMA provides linkage to professional guest speakers from the local professional chapter, eligibility for national scholarships and access to the mentor program of the professional chapter.

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) chapter at North Dakota State University is one of 37 nationwide collegiate chapters. NAMA is open to all students who are interested in marketing. Through NAMA, students have the opportunity to develop first-hand experience in agri-marketing practices . TEAM NAMA students compete annually in the National Agri-marketing competition. The competition is a great opportunity to establish personal contacts with marketing professionals throughout the United States and Canada. These contacts are valuable sources for career opportunities.

National Agri-Marketing Association 


Northern Prairie Chapter

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