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ACDI/VOCA *

50 F St N.W., Suite 1075, Washington, DC 20001; 202/383-4961, FAX: 202/783-7204

Web site: www.acdivoca.org

Year established: 1963

THE AGRIBUSINESS COUNCIL

1312 18th St N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036; 202/296-4563, FAX: 202/887-9178

E-mail: agenergy@aol.com

Web site: www.agribusinesscouncil.org

Year established: 1967

CEO/Exec Dir: Nicholas Hollis

Membership Dev: Pat Griffith

Membership: Various farms, firms, agro-allied

AGRICULTURAL RETAILERS ASSOCIATION

1156 15th St N.W., Suite 302, Washington, DC 20005; 202/457-0825, 800/535-6272, FAX: 202/457-0864

E-mail: ara@aradc.org

Web site: www.aradc.org

CEO/Exec Dir: Jack Eberspacher

Dir, Legislative Policy: Richard Gupton, J.D.

Comms Dir: Alicia Fitzpatrick

VE Corp Relations & Regulatory Policy: Jim Thrift

Membership Assoc: Alida Malcom

Membership: 1,000+ ag retailers

AGRICULTURE COUNCIL OF AMERICA

11020 King St, Suite 205, Overland Park, KS 66210; 913/491-1895, FAX: 913/491-6502

E-mail: info@agday.org

Web site: www.agday.org

Pres: Eldon White

Membership: 200

ALPHA ZETA

PO Box 410260, St. Louis, MO 63141; 314/576-7730, FAX: 314/576-7989

E-mail: info@alphazeta.org

Web site: www.alphazeta.org

Year established: 1897

Number of employees: 5

CEO/Exec Dir: Steve Drake

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Phil Parrish

Comms Mgr: Brian Reuwee

(reuwee@alphazeta.org)

Mtgs: 2005-April 7-9, Ames, IA; 2006-April 6-8, San Luis Obispo, CA

Membership: 115,000

Dues: $38

AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL EDITORS' ASSOCIATION

(See advertisement in this issue)

120 W. Main St, PO Box 156, New Prague, MN 56071;952/758-6502, FAX: 952/758-5813

E-mail: ageditors@aol.com

Web site: www.ageditors.com

Year established: 1921

Number of employees: 2

Exec Dir: Den Gardner

Membership: 350

Dues: $150

AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL LAW ASSOCIATION

PO Box 2025, Eugene, OR 97402; 541/302-1958, FAX: 541/302-1958

E-mail: RobertA@aglaw-assn.org

Web site: www.aglaw-assn.org

Year established: 1980

Number of employees: 1

Exec Dir: Robert P. Achenbach

(RobertA@aglaw-assn.org)

Mtgs: 2005: Oct 7-8, Kansas City, MO

Membership: 700 Attorneys, bankers/economists

Dues: $90

AMERICAN ANGUS ASSOCIATION

3201 Frederick Ave, St. Joseph, MO 64506; 816/383-5100, 800/821-5478, FAX: 816/233-9703

E-mail: info@angus.org

Web site: www.angus.org

Year established: 1883

Number of employees: 100

CEO/Exec Dir: John Crouch

Dir, Industry & Member Comms: Sara Moyer

Dir, Activities & Jr Activities: James Fisher

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Shelia Stannard

Membership: 35,000 registered Angus breeders

Dues: $30

AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION

1120 Connecticut Ave N.W., Washington, DC 20036; 202/663-5100, 800/226-5377, FAX: 202/828-6078

E-mail: jblanchf@aba.com

Web site: www.aba.com

Year established: 1875

Pres/CEO: Donald Oglivie

Comms Mgr: Virginia Dean

Membership Dir: Paul Katz

Mtg/Convention Plnr: John Blanchfield

(jblanchf@aba.com)

HR Mgr: Rozlyn Goldyn

AMERICAN BUSINESS MEDIA

(See advertisement in this section)

675 Third Ave, New York, NY 10017; 212/661-6360 FAX: 212/370-0736

E-mail: info@abmmail.com

Web site: www.americanbusinessmedia.com

Year established: 1906

Number of employees: 17

Pres/CEO: Gordon T. Hughes II

CFO: Jean Maddalon

VP, Bus Dev: Claudia Flowers

Sr VP, Media Svcs: John Holden

Mtg/Convention Mgr: Miriam Tomaselli

Mtgs: 2005-May 1-4

Membership: 230+ b-b media companies and suppliers

AMERICAN DAIRY SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

1111 N. Dunlap Ave, Savoy, IL 61874-9604; 217/356-5146, FAX: 217/398-4119

E-mail: adsa@assochq.org

Web site: www.adsa.org

Year established: 1906

CEO/Exec Dir: Brenda Carlson

Admin Asst: Mary Lou Sproat

Mtgs: ADSA/ASAS/PSA Joint Annual Mtg:

2004-July 24-28, Cincinnati, OH

Membership: 4,600 educators, scientists, industry

Dues: $110

AMERICAN EGG BOARD

1460 Renaissance Dr, Park Ridge, IL 60068; 847/296-7043, FAX: 847/296-7007

E-mail: aeb@aeb.org

Web site: www.aeb.org

Year established: 1976

Pres: Louis Raffel

Sr VP, Industry & Mkt Dev: Joanne Ivy

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION

600 Maryland Ave S.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20024; 202/406-3600, FAX: 202/406-3604

Web site: www.fb.org

Year established: 1919

CEO/Exec Dir: Richard W. Newpher

Pres: Bob Stallman (bstallman@fb.org)

HR Mgr: Dave Conover (davec@fb.org)

Mtgs: January of each year, various cities.

Membership: 5.5 million families

AMERICAN FEED INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

1501 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1100, Arlington, VA 22209; 703/524-0810, FAX: 703/524-1921

E-mail: afia@afia.org

Web site: www.afia.org

Year established: 1909

Pres & Treasurer: Joel Newman (jnewman@afia.org)

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Barbara Estridge

VP, PR/Comms Mgr: Rex Runyon

Membership Dir: Jeff Haas

Membership: 650 companies

Dues: Based on tonnage/sales

AMERICAN SEED TRADE ASSOCIATION, INC,

225 Reinekers Ln, Suite 650, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703/837-8140, 888/890-7333, FAX: 703/837-9365

Web site: www.amseed.org

Year established: 1883

Number of employees: 10

Pres/CEO: Richard T. Crowder

Membership Dir: Peter Patterson

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Jennifer Lord

VP, Legislative Affairs: Leslie Cahill

VP, Intl Mktg: Mark Condon

VP, Finance/Admin: Ann Jorss

Dir, Admin Svcs: Barbara Surian

Mtgs: 2005-June 18-22, Seattle, WA

Membership: 800+ seed companies

Dues: $500+

AMERICAN SHEEP INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

9785 Maroon Cir, Ste 360, Englewood, CO

80112-1414; 303/771-3500, FAX: 303/771-8200

E-mail: info @sheepusa.org

Web site: www.sheepusa.org

Year established: 1989

Number of employees: 8

Exec Dir: Peter Orwick

Ad Sales Mgr: Laura Gerhard

Mtg/Convention Consultant: Judy Malone

Mtgs: 2005-Jan 26-29, Reno, NV

Membership: 8,500 sheep producers, wool and lamb businesses

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRONOMY, CROP SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA, SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA

677 S. Segoe Rd, Madison, WI 53711; 608/273-8080, FAX: 608/273-2021 Science Policy Office, 900 Second St N.E., Suite 205, Washington, DC 20002

E-mail: headquarters@agronomy.org

Web site: www.asa-cssa-sssa.org

Year established: 1907

Number of employees: 37

CEO/Exec Dir: Ellen G.M. Bergfeld (ebergfeld@agronomy.org)

Program Mgr--Mktg: Betsy Ahner (bahner@agronomy.org)

Comms Mgr: Sara R. Uttech (suttech@agronomy.org)

Dir, Mtgs & Conventions: Keith Schlesinger

HR Mgr: Michela Cobb (mcobb@agronomy.org)

Mtgs: 2005-Nov 6-10, Salt Lake City, UT;

2006-Nov 12-16, Indianapolis, IN

Membership: 12,000 Active, Student, Emeritus,

Sustaining, Certification

Dues: $74-$121

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE

1111 N. Dunlap Ave, Savoy, IL 61874; 217/356-9050, FAX: 217/398-4119

E-mail: asas@assochq.org

Web site: www.asas.org

Year established: 1908

Exec Dir: Jerry Baker

Assoc Exec Dir: Paula Schutz

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Kim Surles

Membership Svcs: Judy McClughen

Mtgs: 2005-July 24-28, Cincinnati, OH

Membership: 5,000 scientists, students, libraries

Dues: $110

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF FARM MANAGERS AND RURAL APPRAISERS

950 S. Cherry St, Suite 508, Denver, CO 80246; 303/758-3513, FAX: 303/758-0190

E-mail: asfmra@agri-associations.org

Web site: www.asfmra.org

Year established: 1929

Mgr Comms/PR/IT: Cheryl L. Cooley

(ccooley@agri-associations.org)

Mtgs Mgr: Tamela White, CMP

(twhite@agri-associations.)

HR Mgr: Sarah Quinn (squinn@agri-associations.org)

Mtgs: 2005-Oct 27-29, Austin, TX

Membership: 2,500

Dues: $10 to $475

AMERICAN SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION

12125 Woodcrest Executive Dr, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63141;314/576-1770, FAX: 314/576-2786

E-mail: tbrackman@soy.org

Web site: www.soygrowers.com

Year established: 1920-fd, 1946-inc

Number of employees: 47

CEO: Steven Censky

Dir Membership: Sue Derscheid

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Kathie Mullen

Comms Dir: Bob Callanan

Corp PR Dir: Tim Brackman

Membership: 26,000 soybean producers/industry

Dues: $65 (avg)

ANIMAL AGRICULTURE ALLIANCE

PO Box 9522, Arlington, VA 22209; 703/562-5160

E-mail: info@animalagaliiance.org

Web site: www.animalagalliance.org

Exec VP: Kay Johnson

Comms Dir: Philip Lobo

Mtgs: 2005-March 21-23, Arlington, VA

ANIMAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

1325 G St N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005; 202/637-2440, FAX: 202/393-1667

Web site: www.ahi.org

Year established: 1941

Pres/CEO: Alexander S. Mathews

VP, Legislative and Public Affairs: Ron Phillips

ASSOCIATION OF EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS

111 E. Wisconsin Ave, Suite 1000, Milwaukee, WI 53202; 414/272-0943, 866/236-0442, FAX: 414/272-1170

E-mail: aem@aem.org

Web site: www.aem.org

Year established: 1894

Number of employees: 50

Pres: Dennis Slater

Mktg Mgr: Nicole Hallada

Mgr, Education Programs: Heide Kraus

HR Mgr: Judy Gaus

Mtgs: 2005-Nov 6-8, Tucson, AZ

Membership: 700+ Ag construction, mining, forestry, materials handling and utility equipment

BIOBASED MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

11701 Borman Dr, #300, St. Louis, MO 63146; 314/372-3519, FAX: 314/569-1083

Web site: www.biobased.com

Year established: 2002

Chmn: Kim C. Kristoff

Managing Dir: Dan Manternach

Member Svcs: Judi Skyles

Membership: Biobased manufacturers and affiliate organizations

Dues: Vary

BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION

1225 Eye St, NW., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-5958; 202/962-9200, 800/255-3304, FAX: 202/962-9201

Web site: www.bio.org

Year established: 1993

Number of employees: 100

Pres: Carl B. Feldbaum

CEO/Exec Dir: Sean Darragh

VP, Comm: Dan Eramian

VP, Food & Agriculture: Val Giddings

VP, Food & Ag Policy and Regulation: Mike Phillips

Dir Comms: Lisa Dry

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Sandra Teeter

HR Dir: Ellen Fernandes

Mtgs: 2005-June 19-22, Philadelphia, PA; 2006-April 9-12, Chicago, IL; 2007-May 6-9, Boston, MA; 2008-June 18-21, San Diego, CA; 2009-May 17-20, Atlanta, GA

Membership: 1,100

Dues: Based on sales

CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--ALBERTA

240259 Range Rd 42, Calgary, AB T3Z 2X4; 403/217-4233, FAX: 403/217-4233

E-mail: h.ramsay@telus.net

Web site: www.cama.org/alberta

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Connie Pruden

Membership: 100 marketers in agriculture industry

Dues: $140

CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--MANITOBA

19 Saul Miller Dr, Winnipeg, MB R2V 3V9; 204/339-0985, FAX: 204/339-0993

E-mail: camamb@mts.net

Web site: www.cama.org

Exec Dir: George Fraser

Membership: 110

Dues: $110

CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--ONTARIO

38 Beech St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 2S9; 705/446-0959, FAX: 705/446-1427

E-mail: camaont@georgian.net

Web site: www.cama.org

Year established: 1966

Number of employees: 1

Exec Dir: Lynn Hewitt

Membership: 160

Dues: $125 + GST

CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--SASKATCHEWAN

PO Box 4005, Regina, SK S4P 3R9; 306/586-6460, FAX: 306/791-4845

E-mail: tldigintel@sasktel.net

Web site: www.cama.org

Year established: 1996

Number of employees: 1

CEO/Exec Dir: Tracey L. Irwin (tldigintel@sasktel.net)

CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION CENTER

1220 Potter Dr, Room 170, West Lafayette, IN

47906; 765/494-9555, FAX: 765/494-5969

E-mail: ctic@ctic.purdue.edu

Web site: www.ctic.purdue.eclu

Year established: 1982

Number of employees: 5

CEO/Exec Dir: John Hassell

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Tammy Taylor

Corp Relations Mgr: Karen Scanlon

Membership: 30 corporate, 30 institutional, 150 individuals

COOPERATIVE COMMUNICATORS ASSOCIATION

5307 43rd St, Lubbock, TX 79414-1315; 806/795-2783, FAX: 806/795-5289

E-mail: cca@communicators.coop

Web site: www.communicators.coop

Year established: 1953

Number of employees: 1

CEO/Exec Dir: Dr. Susie J.R. Bullock cca@communicators.coop)

Mtgs: 2005-June 4-7, Denver, CO

Membership: 350 Active and Honorary

Dues: $125

COTTON BOARD

871 Ridgeway Loop, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38120; 901/683-2500, FAX: 901/685-1401

E-mail: info@cottonboard.org

Web site: www.cottonboard.org

Year established: 1966

Number of employees: 20

Pres/CEO: William R Crawford

Comms Dir: Charles B. Robb

Membership: 64 U.S. cotton producers and importers

COUNCIL FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION *

1225 Eye St, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005; 202/467-6565, FAX: 202/589-2549

Web site: www.whybiotech.com

Year established: 2000

Number of employees: 4

Exec Dir: Linda Thrane

CROPLIFE AMERICA

1156 15th St, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005; 202/296-1585, FAX: 202/463-0474

Web site: www.croplifeamerica.org

Year established: 1933

Number of employees: 31

Pres/CEO: Jay J. Vroom

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Cornelia Horner (chorner@croplifeamerica.org) Membership: 84 developers, manufacturers, formulators and distributors of plant science solutions for ag and pest management in the U.S.

CROPLIFE CANADA *

21 Four Seasons PI, Suite 627, Etobicoke, ON M9B 6J8; 416/622-9771, FAX: 416/622-6764

E-mail: conlond@croplife.ca

Web site: www.croplife.ca

Comms Dir: Renee Mactaggart

Mtgs: 2005-Sept 20-23, Niagara Falls

DAIRY MANAGEMENT, INC.

10255 W. Higgins Rd, Suite 900, Rosemont, IL 60018; 847/803-2000

Web site: www.dairyinfo.com

Year established: 1995

CEO: Tom Gallagher

Comms Mgr: Jean Ragalie

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Pat Van Duys

VP, Industry Relations: David Pelzer

Corp Relations Mgr: Mike Braden

Mtgs: 2004-Oct 24-29, Reno, NE

Membership: 18 state/regional dairy promotion groups

FARM EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

1000 Executive Pkwy, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO

63141-6369; 314/878-2304, FAX: 314/878-1742

E-mail: info@farmequip.org

Web site: www.FarmEquip.org

Year established: 1951

Number of employees: 5

CEO/Exec Dir: Robert K. Schnell (bob@FarmEquip.org)

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Vernon Schmidt (vernon@FarmEquip.org)

Dir Membership: Hannah Hamontree

Membership: 630 manufacturers, marketers and suppliers of shortline equipment

Dues: $235 to $920

THE FERTILIZER INSTITUTE

820 First St, N.E., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20002; 202/962-0490, FAX: 202/962-0577

E-mail: information@tfi.org

Web site: www.tfi.org

Year established: 1883

Number of employees: 18

Pres: Kraig R. Naasz (pbayne@tfi.org)

VP, Public Affairs: Kathy Mathers (kmathers@tfi.org)

Dir, Comms: Harriet Wegmeyer (hwegmeyer@tfi.org)

Mtgs: 2005-Feb 6-8, Marketing Business Mtg, Orlando, FL; 2005-Sept 25-27, World Fertilizer Conference, Toronto, ON Membership: 200 Regular and Associate

HOLSTEIN ASSOCIATION USA, INC. *

One Holstein Place, Brattleboro, VT 05302-0808; 802/254-4551, 800/952-5200, FAX: 802/254-8251

E-mail: info@holstein.com

Web site: www.holsteinusa.com

Year established: 1885

Mtgs: 2005--Portland, ME

Membership: 33,500 dairy producers, Holstein breeders

Dues: $25

THE IRRIGATION ASSOCIATION

6540 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042-6638; 703/536-7080, FAX: 703/536-7019

E-mail: webmaster@irrigation.org

Web site: www.irrigation.org

Year established: 1949

Number of employees: 13

Exec Dir: Thomas Kimmell

Mktg: Cynthia Amos

Membership: Jennifer Mielo-Shook

Mtgs: Denise Stone

Mtgs: 2005-Nov 6-8, Phoenix, AZ

Membership: 1,600 irrigation equipment manufacturers, distributors and dealers, irrigation system designers, contractors, educators, researchers, and technicians from the public and private sectors

LIVESTOCK PUBLICATIONS COUNCIL

(See advertisement in this issue)

910 Currie St, Fort Worth, TX 76107; 817/336-1130, FAX: 817/232-4820

E-mail: dianej@flash.net

Web site: www.livestockpublications.com

Year established: 1974

Number of employees: 1

Exec Dir: Diane E. Johnson (dianej@flash.net)

Mtgs: 2005--Milwaukee, WI

Membership: 200 publications and agencies

MID AMERICA CROPLIFE ASSOCIATION

11327 Gravois Road, Suite 201, St. Louis, MO 63126; 314/849-9446, FAX: 314/849-0988

E-mail: info@maca.org

Web site: www.maca.org

Year established: 1967

Number of employees: 2

Exec Dir: Bonnie McCarvel

Membership: 96 basic manufacturers, distributors and allied industry

MILK AND DAIRY BEEF QUALITY ASSURANCE CENTER

801 Shakespeare Ave, Stratford, IA 50249; 515/838-2793, FAX: 515/838-2788

Web site: www.dqacenter.org

Year established: 1990

Number of employees: 6

Exec Dir: Keith Carlson

Assoc Dir: Colette Johnston

Membership: 2,000 participants in Quality Assurance Program

NATIONAL 4-H COUNCIL *

7100 Connecticut Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815; 301/961-2800, FAX: 301/961-2894

E-mail: phillips@fourhcouncil.edu

Web site: www.fourhcouncil.edu

NATIONAL AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION

(See advertisement in this issue)

11020 King St, Suite 205, Overland Park, KS 66210; 913/491-6500, FAX: 913/491-6502

E-mail: info@nama.org

Web site: www.nama.org

Year established: 1957

Number of employees: 6

Exec VP: Eldon White

Comms Dir: Jennifer Pickett

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Kathi Conrad

Mtgs: 2005-April 20-22, Phoenix, AZ; 2006-April 19-21, New Orleans, LA

Membership: 1,600

Dues: $150-$190

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL AVIATION ASSOCIATION

1005 E St S.E., Washington, DC 20003; 202/546-5722, FAX: 202/546-5726

E-mail: information@agaviation.org

Web site: www.agaviation.org

Year established: 1967

Number of employees: 6

CEO/Exec Dir: Andrew Moore

Asst Exec Dir/Membership/Finance/Mtgs: Peggy Knizner

Comms Mgr: Lindsay Barber (information@agaviation.org)

Membership: 1,350 members of the aerial application industry

Dues: $400+

NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT CROP CONSULTANTS

349 E. Nolley Dr, Collierville, TN 38017; 901/861-0511, FAX: 901/861-0512

E-mail: jonesnaicc@aol.com

Web site: www.naicc.org

Year established: 1978

Exec VP: Allison Jones (jonesnaicc@aol.com)

Mtgs: 2005--Universal City, CA; 2006--Tucson, AZ

Dues: $225

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS

509 Capitol Ct, N.E., Washington, DC 20002; 202/547-6223, FAX: 202/547-6450

Web site: www.nacdnet.org

Year established: 1946

Number of employees: 45

CEO: Krysta Harden

Comms Dir: Darlene Robbins

Mtgs: 2005-Feb 5-9, Atlanta, GA; 2006-Jan 28-Feb 3, New Orleans, LA

Membership: 3,000 local districts, 17,000 district officials

Dues: $35 individual membership

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY AGRICULTURAL AGENTS

252 N. Park St, Decatur, IL 62523; 217/876-1220, FAX: 217/877-5382

E-mail: nacaaemail@aol.com

Web site: www.nacaa.com

Year established: 1916

Pres: Glenn Rogers

Mtgs: 2005-July 17-21, Buffalo, NY

Membership: 3,850 (2,700 life member) county agents and educators

Dues: $60

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FARM BROADCASTERS

(See advertisement in this issue)

700 Branch St, Suite 8, PO Box 500, Platte City, MO 64079; 816/431-4032, FAX: 816/431-4087

Web site: www.nafb.com

Year established: 1944

Number of employees: 5

Exec Dir: Ken Root

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Jeremy Povenmire

Mktg and Promo Mgr: Gene Millard

News Mgr, NFBS: Peter Shinn

Office Mgr: Susan Tally

Membership: 600 farm broadcasters, ag marketers

Dues: $100, $25 student

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WHEAT GROWERS

415 Second St N.E., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20002; 202/547-7800, FAX: 202/546-2638

E-mail: wheatworld@wheatworld.org

Web site: www.wheatworld.org

Year established: 1950

CEO: Daren Coppock

Dir, Bus Dev: June Silverberg

NATIONAL CATTLEMEN'S BEEF ASSOCIATION

(See advertisement in this issue)

9110 E. Nichols Avenue #300, Centennial, CO 80112; 303/694-0305, FAX: 303/770-7745

E-mail: membership@beef.erg

Web site: www.beefusa.org

Year established: 1898

Number of employees: 110+

CEO/Exec Dir: Terry Stokes

VP, Govt Affairs: Chandler Keys (ckeys@beef.org)

VP, PR: Kendal Frazier

Corp Relations Mgr: Marvin Kekes (mkokes@beef.org)

Comms Mgr: Sharyl Sauer (ssauer@beef.org)

Ad Sales Mgr: Jill Delucero (jdelucero@beef.org)

Editor: Curt Olsen (colson@beef.org)

Trade Show Mgr: Kristin Torres (ktorres@beef.org)

Dir Membership: Melanie Daye (mdaye@beef.org)

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Debbie Kaylor

HR Mgr: Sally Norris (snorris@beef.org)

Mtgs: 2005 Annual Convention-Feb 2-5, San

Antonio, TX; 2006 Annual Convention-Feb 1-4, Denver, CO

Membership: 26.000 beef producers

Dues: $50 and up

NATIONAL CENTER FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL POLICY *

1616 P St, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20036; 202/328-5048, FAX: 202/328-5133

E-mail: ncfap@ncfap.org

Web site: www.ncfap.org

Year established: 1984

Number of employees: 7

Program Dir: Leonard Gianessi

NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE ASSOCIATION

16020 Swingley Ridge Rd, Suite 300, Chesterfield, MO 63017; 636/449-5050; FAX: 636/449-5051

E-mail: info@realchristmastrees.org

Web site: www.realchristmastrees.org

Year established: 1955

CEO: Steve Drake

Exec Dir: Don Evashenko

Comms Mgr: Rick Dungey

Corp Relations Mgr: Pam Helmsing

Mtgs: 2004-Aug 11-14, Lake Harmony, PA

Membership: 1,668 Christmas tree growers and retailers

Dues: Vary

NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION

632 Cepi Dr, Chesterfield, MO 63005; 636/733-9004, FAX: 636/733-9005

E-mail: corninfo@ncga.com

Web site: www.ncga.com

Year established: 1957

Number of employees: 34

CEO: Rick Tolman

VP, Mktg: Tom Slunecka

Comms Dir: Mimi Ricketts

Membership: 33,000

Dues: Vary by state

NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL OF AMERICA

1918 N. Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112; 901/274-9030, FAX: 901/725-0510

E-mail: info@cotton.org

Web site: www.cotton.org

Year established: 1938

Number of employees: 100

CEO/Exec VP: Mark Lange

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Ellen Carpenter

Dir Membership: John Gibson

Dir Comms Svcs: Marjory Walker

Mtgs: 2004-Jan 29-Feb 2, New Orleans, LA

NATIONAL EDUCATION CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL SAFETY

10250 Sundown Rd, Peosta, IA 52068; 563/557-0354, 888/844-6322, FAX: 563/557-0353

E-mail: neenand@nicc.edu

Web site: www.nsc.org/necas

Year established: 1997

Number of employees: 5

Mgr: Dan Neenan

NATIONAL FFA FOUNDATION

PO Box 68960, 6060 FFA Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960; 317/802-6050, FAX: 317/802-6051

E-mail: foundation@ffa.org

Year established: 1944

Number of employees: 17

Division Dir: Kent Schescke

Membership: 1,900 companies/individual donors

NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

(See advertisement in this issue)

PO Box 68960, 6060 FFA Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960; 317/802-6060, FAX: 317/802-6061

E-mail: aboutffa@ffa.org

Web site: www.ffa.org

Year established: 1928

Number of employees: 107

CEO/Natl Advisor: Larry Case

COO: Doug Loudenslager

Division Dir, Bus Svcs: Teta Kapostasy

Division Dir, Education: Anna Melodia

Division Dir, Info Svcs: Bill Stagg

Mktg Specialist: Mickie Miller

Team Leader, HR: Janet Maloney

Mtgs: 2005-Oct 26-29, National FFA Convention, Louisville, KY

Membership: 476,732 student members students/chapters/state associations

Dues: $5

NATIONAL FARMERS ORGANIZATION *

528 Billy Sunday Rd, Suite 100, Ames, IA 50010; 515/292-2000, 800/247-2110, FAX: 515/292-7106

E-mail: nfe@nfo.org

Web site: www.nfo.org

Year established: 1955

Comms Dir: Perry Garner

NATIONAL FRAME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION

4840 Bob Billings Pkwy, Lawrence, KS 66049-3862; 785/843-2444, 800/557-6957, FAX: 785/843-7555

E-mail: nfba@nfba.org

Web site: www.nfba.org

Year established: 1971

Number of employees: 15

Pres: Tom Knight

VP/Comms Mgr: John Fullerton

Convention/Mtg Plnr: Swartzendruber

Membership Dir: Sharon Stovall

Mtgs: 2005-Feb 23-25, Columbus, OH

Membership: 600+ builders, suppliers and designers

NATIONAL GRAIN SORGHUM PRODUCERS

4201 N. Interstate 21, Lubbock, TX 79403; 806/749-3478, FAX: 806/749-9002

E-mail: ngsp@sorghumgrowers.com

Web site: www.serghumgrowers.com

Year established: 1955

Number of employees: 8

Exec Dir: Tim Lust

Comms Dir: Christi Scheder

Membership Dir: Shari Cennell

Dues: $60

THE NATIONAL GRANGE

1616 H St N.W., Washington, DC 20006; 202/628-3507, 888/447-2643, FAX: 202/347-1091

E-mail: info@nationalgrange.org

Web site: www.nationalgrange.org

Year established: 1867

Number of employees: 15

COO: Richard Weiss

Comms Mgr: Jonathan Hill

PR Mgr: Shaletta Espie

Membership: 300,000 individuals

NATIONAL PEANUT BOARD

900 Circle 75 Pkwy, Suite 1220, Atlanta, GA 30339; 678/424-5750, 866/825-7946, FAX: 678/424-5751

E-mail: peanuts@nationalpeanutboard.org

Web site: www.nationalpeanutboard.org

Year established: 2001

Number of employees: 4

Pres/Managing Dir: Raffaela Marie Fenn (rmfenn@nationalpeanutboard.org)

Ops & Events Mgr: Chris J. Destino (cjdestino@nationalpeanutboard.org)

Grower Comms Mgr: Stephen M. O'Brien (smobrien@nationalpeanutboard.org)

Office Admin: DeMarquine C. Houston (dchouston@nationalpeanutboard.org)

Membership: 10 peanut growers

NATIONAL PORK BOARD

PO Box 9114, Des Moines, IA 50306; 515/223-2600, 800/456-7675, FAX: 515/223-2646

E-mail: porkboard@porkboard.org

Web site: www.porkboard.org

Number of employees: 100

CEO/Exec Dir: Steve Murphy

VP Comms: Mike Wegner

Asst VP, Comms: Cindy A. Cunningham (cindy.cunningham@porkboard.org)

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Kathy Codner

NATIONAL SUNFLOWER ASSOCIATION

4023 State St, Bismarck, ND 58503-0690; 701/328-5100, 888/718-7033, FAX: 701/328-5101

Web site: www.sunflowernsa.com

Year established: 1981

Number of employees: 4

CEO/Exec Dir: Larry Kleingartner

Ad Sales Mgr/Mtg Plnr: Lerrene Kroh

Mktg Dir: John Sandbakken

Membership Dir: Tina Mittelsteadt

Membership: 20,000 regular and associate members

Dues: $500 regular industry, $325 associate

NORTH AMERICAN EQUIPMENT DEALERS ASSOCIATION

1195 Smizer Mill Rd, Fenton, MO 63026; 636/349-5000, FAX: 636/349-5443

E-mail: naeda@naeda.com

Web site: www.naeda.com

Year established: 1900

Number of employees: 13

Pres: Paul E. Kindinger

Ad Mgr: Larry Krueger

Comms Mgr: F. M. Kraemer

Membership: 4,500 retail equipment dealers

NORTH AMERICAN FARM SHOW COUNCIL

11240 Beacom Rd, Sunbury, OH 43074; 740/524-0658, FAX: 740/524-0658

E-mail: fendrick.1@osu.edu

Web site: www.farmshows.org

Year established: 1972

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Robert Oberheim

Mtgs: 2005-May, University Park, PA; 2006-May, TBD

Membership: 30 farm equipment shows

Dues: $1000

NORTHERN PLAINS POTATO GROWERS ASSOCIATION

PO Box 301, East Grand Forks, MN 56721; 218/773-3633, FAX: 218/773-6227

Web site: www.nppga.org

Year established: 1946

Number of employees: 8

CEO/Exec Dir: Duane Maatz

Mktg Dir: Ted Kreis

Magazine Gen Mgr: Todd Phelps

Admin Asst: Sara Graf

Comm Dir & Magazine Graphics/Layout Editor: Josh Hoeckle

Finance/Ops: Diane Peycke

Mtgs: 2005--Grand Forks, ND

Membership: 550 potato growers and associates

RENEWABLE FUELS ASSOCIATION

1 Massachusetts Ave, N.W., Suite 820, Washington, DC 20001; 202/289-3835, FAX: 202/289-7519

E-mail: info@ethanolRFA.org

Web site: www.ethanoIRFA.org

Year established: 1981

Number of employees: 6

CEO/Pres: Bob Dinneen

Comms Dir: Monte Shaw

Mtgs: 2005: Feb 7-9, Scottsdale, AZ

Membership: 100+ producing and associate members--ethanol producers and those companies that provide services to the ethanol industry Dues: Vary

SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION SOCIETY

945 S.W. Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021; 515/289-2331, FAX: 515/289-1227

E-mail: swcs@swcs.org

Web site: www.swcs.org

Number of employees: 8

CEO/Exec Dir: Craig Cox

Comms Dir: Deb Happe

Mtgs: 2005--Rochester, NY; 2006--Keystone, CO; 2007--Tampa, FL; 2008--Tucson, AZ

Membership: 9,000 professional conservationists

Dues: $75

SOUTHERN CROP PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

PO Box 7000, Dawson, GA 39842; 229/995-2125, FAX: 229/995-4000

E-mail: southcrop@earthlink.net

Web site: www.southcrop.org

Year established: 1954

Number of employees: 4

Exec Dir: Edgar Duskin

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Trish Donaldson

Mtgs: 2004--Savannah, GA; 2005--Orlando, FL

Membership: 100 crop protection companies

TURF & ORNAMENTAL COMMUNICATORS ASSOCIATION

120 W. Main St, PO Box 156, New Prague, MN 56071; 952/758-6340, FAX: 952/758-5813

E-mail: tocaassociation@aol.com

Web site: www.toca.org

Year established: 1989

Number of employees: 2

Exec Dir: Den Gardner

Membership: 175

Dues: $110

U.S. GRAINS COUNCIL

1400 K St N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005; 202/789-0789, FAX: 202/898-0522

E-mail: grains@grains.org

Web site: www.grains.org

Year established: 1960

Number of employees: 60

CEO: Kenneth Hobbie

Dir Comms: Cheri Johnson

Dir, Finance & Admin: Andrew Pepito

Mtgs: 2005-Feb 6-8, Huntington Beach, CA; 2005-July 24-26, Seattle, WA

Membership: 110+ producer organizations and agribusinesses

Dues: Vary

U.S. MEAT EXPORT FOUNDATION

1050 17th St, Denver, CO 80265; 303/623-6328, FAX: 303/623-0297

E-mail: info@usmef.org

Web site: www.usmef.org

Year established: 1976

Number of employees: about 100 in 16 offices worldwide

VP, Info Svcs: Lynn Heinze

Dir Membership: John Hinners

Membership: 250--multi-segment membership from producers through export companies

Dues: Vary, depending on industry role

U.S. POULTRY & EGG ASSOCIATION

1530 Cooledge Rd, Tucker, GA 30084-7303; 770/493-9401, FAX: 770/493-9257

Web site: www.poultryegg.org

Year established: 1947

Number of employees: 22

CEO/Exec Dir: Don Dalton (ddalton@poultryegg.org)

Comms Mgr: Sylvia Small

Mtgs: 2005-Jan 26-28, Atlanta, GA

U.S. WHEAT ASSOCIATES, INC.

1620 I St N.W., Suite 801, Washington, DC 20006; 202/463-0999, FAX: 202/785-1052

E-mail: info@uswheat.org

Web site: www.uswheat.org

Year established: 1980

Number of employees: 75

CEO/Exec Dir: Alan Tracy

Dir, Public Affairs: Dawn Forsythe

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Rosie Normand

Mtgs: 2005-Jan 17-20, Reno, NV

Membership: 20--State Wheat Commissions

Dues: Vary based on wheat production

UNITED FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION

1901 Pennsylvania Ave N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006; 202/303-3400, FAX: 202/303-3433

E-mail: united@uffva.org

Web site: www.uffva.org

Year established: 1904

Number of employees: 14

Pres/CEO: Tom Stenzel

Comms Mgr: Mark Overbay

Mtg/Convention Plnr: Donna Laterza

Mtgs: 2005-April 30-May 3, Chicago, IL

Membership: 1,000 Produce companies and their partners

UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD

16640 Chesterfield Grove Rd, Suite 130, Chesterfield, MO 63005-1422; 636/530-1777, 800/989-8721, FAX: 636/530-1560

Web site: www.unitedsoybean.org

Year established: 1991

Number of employees: 4

CEO: John Becherer (jbecherer@unitedsoybean.com)

Exec Dir: Janice Dahl (jdahl@unitedsoybean.com)

U.S. DAIRY EXPORT COUNCIL

2101 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22201; 703/528-3409, FAX: 703/528-3705 Seoul, South Korea; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Oxford, UK; Tokyo, Japan; Mexico City, Mexico; Bangkok, Thailand; Shanghei, China; Hong Kong, China; Taipei, Taiwan; Beirut, Lebanon

E-mail: info@usdec.org

Web site: www.usdec.org

Year established: 1995

Number of employees: 20

Pres: Thomas M. Suber (tsuber@ usdec.org)

VP, Mktg: Marc A.H. Beck (mbeck@usdec.org)

VP, Comms: Ginny Thiersch (gthiersch@usdec.org)

Membership: 70 Corporate, Allied

Dues: Vary
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