A tool for transformation.This is not only our special 19th NAMC NAMC National Association of Minority Contractors
NAMC New Age Media Concepts
NAMC National Arbitration and Mediation Committee
NAMC Northern Association of Management Consultants
NAMC Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Company (Japan) edition, but also our biannual bi·an·nu·al
1. Happening twice each year; semiannual.
2. Occurring every two years; biennial.
bi·an mailing to mushroom farms in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. that are not American Mushroom Institute (AMI) members. If you are a member, you know that the magazine is a welcomed monthly information source. If the association and the magazine are new to you, let me tell you a little about both.
The AMI is a national nonprofit A corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive.
Nonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. trade association that represents commercial mushroom growers, processors, buyers, shippers, researchers and others involved in services and supplies for the mushroom farm community. The AMI Board reviews the activities of committees, sets the budget and makes decisions on projects to pursue. We provide a variety of group health plans to members and their companies. AMI staff members assess the on-going legislative and regulatory issues in Washington that can provide good or bad news to our members. Immigration reform Immigration reform is the common term used in political discussions regarding changes to immigration policy. In a certain sense, reform can be general enough to include promoted, expanded, or open immigration, but in reality discussions of reform often deal with the aspect of , pesticide registration, import reports, grants writing and guidance are a few of the projects that AMI takes on to make life better for U.S. mushroom growers.
Mushroom News is the primary communications tool of our trade association and enlightens members of important information and upcoming events. The magazine conveys the work of the association including grower education meetings, pesticide alternatives, nutritional and medicinal enhancement of mushrooms, worker protection updates and legislative and regulatory news and notes. Articles from national and international scientists provide general interest on the latest technical innovations. Theme issues devoted to topics such as equipment, pest control pest control n → control m de plagas
pest control n → lutte f contre les nuisibles
pest control pest n , labor relations, packaging and food safety are standard features. Regular monthly advertisers show off unique products, alert growers to new services and suggest innovative solutions to common problems.
If you are attending the 19th NAMC, you obviously have an interest in the mushroom industry. Stop at the registration desk in San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. for the membership form that's right for your business. When a trade association pools the resources and the expertise of its members, problems are solved, answers are found and its membership benefits. We invite you to join us and become part of this effort.
AMI Update is a regular column that covers topics relevant to members. Laura Phelps, AMI President