2017 Fall Conference Scholarship

Badger NAMA encourages all members to take advantage of the high-quality, professional programming available at the NAMA Fall Conference, September 19-21, in Milwaukee. To help our members take advantage of this opportunity, Badger NAMA will award up to five scholarships to active members whose participation at NAMA events would not otherwise be financially supported by…

Scholarship available for the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference

Don’t let registration fees stop you from attending the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference. The Badger NAMA Chapter National Program Scholarship supports members whose participation at National NAMA events is not financially supported by their employer. Active Badger NAMA members are encouraged to apply for a scholarship to help cover costs incurred while attending National NAMA events.…

Event Recap: The Science of Science Communication

Dr. Dietram Scheufele, distinguished professor with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Life Sciences Communication, is on the cutting edge of understanding how the public learns about science and technology, reacts to it, and uses that information to make future decisions. About 35 Badger NAMA members and friends learned from Scheufule during his February 9…

Top 5 Quotables from the Advocacy for Agriculture Panel

In the last 30 years, we’ve seen an evolution in advocacy. It used to be focused on policy, but now consumers are involved. We need to focus on how we can help farmers have meaningful conversations with consumers in a meaningful way. – Tom Thieding, Communications Director for the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association Farmers and…

Hole-In-One Networking at the Badger NAMA Summer Classic

Sign up now to enjoy the fresh air, camaraderie and networking that you can only get once a year at this NAMA favorite. Are you a regular on the golf course? Are you looking for an excuse to get out and enjoy the sunshine? Either way, you’ll want to join us in beautiful Lake Geneva on Thursday, June…

NAMA: AGvocating from the Ground Up  

  Sara Hendrickson received the first ever Badger NAMA National Events Scholarship to attend the 2016 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 12-15 in Kansas City. She submitted this blog post as part of the scholarship criteria. See our blog for more information about the Badger NAMA National Events Scholarship. “Surround yourself with the best people possible to…

Urban Food: Tour and Taste

The agriculture industry is constantly changing. Learn how urban farming is impacting food choices during two Milwaukee Tours: Growing Power, Inc., and Lakefront Brewery. During this event, you will hear and see how Growing Power works to promote food security and environmentally sound food production practices. Next we will tour Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee’s industrious and inventive…