ACDINOCA 50 F St NW, #1075, Washington, DC 20001; 202/383-4961, FAX: 202/783-7204 E-mail: email@example.com Year established: 1963 Pres/CEO: Carl Leonard CO0: James Phippard
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.aradc.org CEO/Exec Dir: Jack Eberspacher Dir, Legislative Policy: Richard Gupton, J.D. VP, Corp Relations & Regulatory Policy: Jim Thrift Comms Dir: Stacy Mayuga Membership Assoc: Alida Malcom Membership: 1,000+ ag retailers
AGRICULTURE COUNCIL OF AMERICA 11020 King St, Suite 205, Overland Park Overland Park, city (1990 pop. 111,790), Johnson co., NE Kans., a residential suburb of Kansas City; inc. 1960. There is printing and publishing, and the manufacture of apparel, aircraft parts, cement, prepared foods, salt, chemicals, marine accessories, and signs. , KS 66210; 913/491-1895, FAX: 913/491-6502 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.agday.org Pres: Elden White Membership: 200
ALPHA ZETA Alpha Zeta is a professional fraternity for students and industry professionals in the agriculture and natural resources fields. Founded in 1897 at The Ohio State University, Alpha Zeta is the first and oldest collegiate society for agriculture. 16020 Swingley Ridge Road The name Ridge Road can refer to multiple streets and roads. Canada
AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS Agricultural economics originally applied the principles of economics to the production of crops and livestock - a discipline known as agronomics. Agronomics was a branch of economics that specifically dealt with land usage. ASSOCIATION 415 S. Duff Ave, Suite C, Ames, IA 50010-6600; 515/233-3203, FAX: 515/233-3101 Number of employees: 9 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.aaea.org Exec Dir: Yvonne Bennett (email@example.com) Mktg Mgr: Ericka Eregbu Comms Coordinator: Maarj Kolberg Mtgs: 2006--July 23-26, Long Beach, CA; 2007--July 29-Aug 1, Portland, OR
AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL EDITORS' ASSOCIATION 120 W. Main St, PO Box 156, New Prague, MN 56071; 952/758-6502, FAX: 952/758-5813 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.ageditors.com Year established: 1921 Number of employees: 3 Exec Dir: Den Gardner Mtgs: 2006--Agricultural Media Summit, July 23-26, Portland, OR Membership: 350 Dues: $165
AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL LAW The body of law governing the cultivation of various crops and the raising and management of livestock to provide a food and fabric supply for human and animal consumption.
The law as it relates to agriculture is concerned with farmers, ranchers, and the consuming public. ASSOCIATION PO Box 2025, Eugene, OR 97402-2025; 541/302-1958, FAX: 541/302-1958 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.aglaw-assn.org Year established: 1980 Number of employees: 1 Exec Dir: Robert P Achenbach (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtgs: 2006--Oct 13-14, Savannah Savannah, city, United States
Savannah, city (1990 pop. 137,560), seat of Chatham co., SE Ga., a port of entry on the Savannah River near its mouth; inc. 1789. , GA Membership: 700 attorneys, bankers/economists Dues: $90.00
AMERICAN ANGUS ASSOCIATION The American Angus Association was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1883, with 60 members. Its original name was shortened in the 1950s from the American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association. 3201 Frederick Ave, St. Joseph, MO 64506; 816/383-5100, 800/821-5478, FAX: 816/233-9703 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.angus.org Year established: 1883 Number of employees: 100 CEO/Exec Dir: John Crouch Dir, Industry & Member Comms: Sara Meyer Dir, Activities & Jr Activities: James Fisher For other persons with this name, see James Fisher (disambiguation).
James Maxwell McConnell Fisher (3rd September, 1912 – 25th September, 1970) was a British author, editor, broadcaster, naturalist and ornithologist. Mtg/Convention Plnr: Sheila Stannard Membership: 35,000 registered Angus breeders Dues: $30
AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION The American Bankers Association (ABA) is comprised of banks and other financial institutions. It seeks to promote the strength and profitability of the banking industry by Lobbying federal and state governments, building industry consensus on key issues, and providing products and 1120 Connecticut Ave N.W., Washington, DC 20036; 202/663-5100, 800/226-5377, FAX: 202/828-6078 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.aba.com Year established: 1875 Number of employees: 350 Pres/CEO: Donald Oglivie Comms Mgr: Virginia Dean Membership Dir: Paul Katz Paul Katz is an American cellist. He is known to concertgoers the world over as cellist of the Cleveland Quartet, which during an international career of 26 years, made more than 2,500 appearances on four continents. Ag Dir: John Blanchfield (email@example.com) HR Mgr: Rozlyn Goldyn
AMERICAN BUSINESS MEDIA American Business Media is an association of business information providers that was founded in 1906. Currently, the association has more than 300 member companies and delivers business intelligence to industry, Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway, representing almost 5,000 675 Third Ave, New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , NY 10017; 212/661-6360, FAX: 212/370-0736 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.americanbusinessmedia.com Year established: 1906 Number of employees: 17 Pres/CEO: Gordon T. Hughes II CFO See Chief Financial Officer. : Jean Maddalon VP, Bus Development: Claudia Flowers Sr VP, Media Svcs: John Holden Mtg/Convention Mgr: Miriam Tomaselli Mtgs: 2006--July 23-26, Agricultural Media Summit, Portland, OR Membership: 230+ b-b media companies and suppliers
AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, and representing the interests of U.S. farmers. More than five million members in 50 states and Puerto Rico belong to the AFBF, making it the largest U.S. 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 (email@example.com) Pres: Bob Stallman (firstname.lastname@example.org) HR Mgr: Anne Bradley (email@example.com) Mtgs: 2007--Jan 7-10, Salt Lake City, UT; 2008--Jan 13-16, New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded , LA Membership: 5.5 million families
AMERICAN FEED INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION 1501 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1100, Arlington, VA 22209; 703/524-0810, PAX: 703/524-1921 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.afia.org Year established: 1909 Number of employees: 12 Pres & Treasurer: Joel Newman (email@example.com) Mtg/Convention Plnr: Barbara Estridge VP, PR/Comms Mgr: Rex Runyon Membership Dir: Jeff Haas Mtgs: 2007--AFIA Expo, Jan 24-26, Atlanta, GA Membership: 650 companies Dues: Based on tonnage/sales
AMERICAN SEED TRADE ASSOCIATION, INC inc - /ink/ increment, i.e. increase by one. Especially used by assembly programmers, as many assembly languages have an "inc" mnemonic.
Antonym: dec. . 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 Alexis Ellicott (firstname.lastname@example.org) Pres/CEO: Andrew LaVigne Membership Dir: Peter Patterson Peter Patterson (April 10 1825 – 1904) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented York West in Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada, from 1871 to 1883.
He was born in Londonderry, New Hampshire in 1825 and came to Canada West in 1849. Mtg/Convention Plnr: Jennifer Lord VP, Legislative Affairs: Leslie Cahill VP, Finance/Admin: Ann Jorss Dir Admin Svcs: Barbara Surian Mtgs: 2006--July 8-12, Chicago, IL Membership: 850+ seed companies Dues: $500+
AMERICAN SHEEP INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION 9785 Maroon Cir, Ste 360, Englewood, CO 80112-2692; 303/771-3500, FAX: 303/771-8200 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.sheepusa.org Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 10 Exec Dir: Peter Orwick (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtg/Convention Consultant: Judy Malone Mtgs: 2006--Jan 26-28, Phoenix, AZ Membership: 9,000 Sheep producers, wool and lamb businesses
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRONOMY The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) is a scientific and professional society of agronomists and scientists of related disciplines, principally in the United States but with a large number of non-U.S. members as well. , CROP SCIENCE SOCIETY CF AMERICA, SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), is a scientific and professional society of soil scientists, principally in the U.S. but with a large number of non-U.S. members as well. 677 S. Segoe Rd, Madison, WI 53711; 608/273-8080, FAX: 608/273-2021 E-mail: headquarters@agronomy agronomy (əgrŏn`əmē), branch of agriculture dealing with various physical and biological factors—including soil management, tillage, crop rotation, breeding, weed control, and climate—related to crop production. .org Web site: www.asa-cssa-sssa.org Year established: 1907 Number of employees: 37 CEO/Exec Dir: Ellen G.M. Bergfeld (email@example.com) Program Mgr--Mktg: Betsy Ahner (firstname.lastname@example.org) Comms Mgr: Sara R Uttech (email@example.com) Dir, Mtgs & Conventions: Keith Schlesinger HR Mgr: Michela Cobb (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtgs: 2006--Nov 12-16, Indianapolis, IN; 2007--Nov 4-8, New Orleans, LA Membership: 11,000 Active, Student, Emeritus, Sustaining, Certification Dues: $10-$129
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) is a non-profit professional organization for the advancement of livestock and meat science. Founded in 1908, ASAS is headquartered in Savoy, Illinois, located near the Urbana-Champaign, Illinois area. 1111 N. Dunlap Ave, Savoy, IL 61874; 217/356-9050, FAX: 217/398-4119 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.asas.org Year established: 1908 Number of employees: 10 Assoc Exec Dir: Paula Schutz (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtg/Convention Plnr: Cara Tharp Mtgs: 2006- July 9-13, Minneapolis, MN; 2007--July 8-12, San Antonio San Antonio (săn ăntō`nēō, əntōn`), city (1990 pop. 935,933), seat of Bexar co., S central Tex., at the source of the San Antonio River; inc. 1837. , TX 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: email@example.com Web site: www.asfmra.org Year established: 1929 Exec VP: Brian Stockman Mgr Comms/PR/IT: Cheryl L. Cooley (firstname.lastname@example.org) HR Mgr: Sarah Quinn (email@example.com) Mtgs: 2007--Feb 14-17, Atlanta, GA Membership: 2,500 Dues: $10-$475
AMERICAN SOYBEAN soybean, soya bean, or soy pea, leguminous plant (Glycine max, G. soja, or Soja max) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Asia, where it has been ASSOCIATION 12125 Woodcrest Executive Dr, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63141; 314/576-1770, FAX: 314/576-2786 Web site: www.soygrowers.com Year established: 1920-fd, 1946-inc Number of employees: 47 CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. : Steven Censky (firstname.lastname@example.org) Dir Membership: Sue Derscheid Mtg/Convention Plnr: Kathie Mullen Comms Dir: Bob Callanan (email@example.com) Corp PR Dir: Neil Caskey Mtgs: 2006--Commodity Classic, Mar 2-4, Anaheim, CA Membership: 26,000 soybean producers/industry Dues: $65 (avg)
AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION American Veterinary Medical Association
a nonprofit, professional organization of veterinarians in the USA, whose stated objective is to advance the science and art of veterinary medicine, including its relationship to public health and agriculture. 1931 N. Meacham Rd, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173; 847-925-8070, FAX: 847/925-1329 Web site: www.avma.org Comms Dir: J.B. Hancock (firstname.lastname@example.org)
BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION Biotechnology Industry Organization or BIO was founded 1993 in Washington, DC. James C. Greenwood is BIO's current President. External links
CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--ALBERTA 240259 Range Road 42, Calgary, AB T3Z 2X4; 403/217-4233, FAX: 403/217-4240 240259 Range Rd 42, Calgary, AB T3Z 2X4 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.cama.org/alberta Exec Dir: Heather Ramsay Membership: 100 marketers in agriculture industry Dues: $140
CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--MANITOBA 19 Saul Miller Saul Alec Miller (born January 20, 1917 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, died September 1, 1993) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1966 to 1981, and held a number of high-profile cabinet portfolios in the Dr, Winnipeg, MB R2V R2V Raster to Vector 3V9; 204/339-0985, FAX: 204/339-0993 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.cama.org Exec Dir: George Fraser
CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--ONTARIO 38 Beech St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 2S9; 705/4446-0959, FAX: 705/445-7734 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.cama.org Year established: 1966 Number of employees: 1 Exec Dir: Lynn Hewitt Membership: 160 Dues: $125 + GST GST
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CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--QUEBEC E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Thierry-Michael Racicot
CANADIAN AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION--SASKATCHEWAN 7 Todd Bay, Regina, SK S4X 1X5; 306/586-6460, FAX: 306/791-4844 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.cama.org Year established: 1996 Number of employees: 1 CEO/Exec Dir: Tracey L. Irwin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CERTIFIED CROP ADVISER (CCA (1) (Common Cryptographic Architecture) Cryptography software from IBM for MVS and DOS applications.
(2) (Compatible Communications A ) 677 S. Segoe Rd, Madison, WI 53711; 608/273-8090, FAX: 608/273-2081 Web site: www.agronomy.org/cca/ Exec Dir: Luther Smith (Ismith@agronomy.org) Mktg: Betsy Ahner Membership: 13,000
CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION CENTER * 1220 Potter Dr, Room 170, West Lafayette, IN 47906; 765/494-9555, FAX: 765/494-5969 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.ctic.purdue.edu Year established: 1982 Number of employees: 5 Interim Exec Dir: Karen Scanlon Mtg/Convention Plnr: Tammy Taylor Membership: 30 corporate, 30 institutional, 150 individuals
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Comms Dir: Allan Noe (email@example.com) Meeting/Convention Planner: Cornelia Horner (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtgs: 2006--Sept 25-27, Orlando, FL Membership: 84 CropLife America represents the developers, manufacturers, formulators
DAIRY MANAGEMENT, INC. 10255 W. Higgins Rd, Suite 900, Rosemont, IL 60018; 847/803-2000, FAX: 847/803-2077 Web site: www.dairycheckoff.com Year established: 1995 Mollie mollie or molly, New World fish of the genus Mollienesia, in the same family as the guppy (see killifish). Mollies are found from the E and central United States to Argentina. Waller (email@example.com) CEO: Tom Gallagher Mtg/Convention Plnr: Pat Van Duys VP, Industry Relations: David Pelzer Mtgs: 2006--Oct 29-Nov 2 Las Vegas, NV 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.FarmEquip.org Year established: 1951 Number of employees: 5 CEO/Exec Dir: Robert K. Schnell (bob@FarmEquip.org) Meeting/Convention Planner: Vernon Schmidt (vernon@FarmEquip.org) Dir Membership: Hannah Hamontree Membership: 630 manufacturers, marketers and suppliers of shortline equipment Dues: $235-$920
THE FERTILIZER INSTITUTE 820 First St, N.E., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20002; 202/962-0490, FAX: 202/962-0577 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.rfi.org Year established: 1883 Number of employees: 18 Pres: Ford West VP, Public Affairs: Kathy Mathers (firstname.lastname@example.org) Dir, Comms: Harriet Wegmeyer (email@example.com) Mtgs: 2006--Southwestern Fertilizer Conference, July 22-26, San Antonio, TX; TFI World Fertilizer Conference, Sept 10-12, San Francisco, CA Membership: 200 Regular and Associate
INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY BANKERS 1 Thomas Cir N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-5802; 202/659-8111, FAX: 202/669-8439 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.icba.org Number of employees: 58 Pres/CEO: Canden Fine (email@example.com) Dir of Conferences: Jan Meyer (firstname.lastname@example.org) Ag Dir: Mark Scanlon (email@example.com) Dir of Comms: Karen Tyson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONAL SEEDSMEN ASSOCIATION 2320 S. 48th St, Suite 102, Lincoln, NE 68506-5810; 402/483-2571, FAX: 402/489-2394 Web site: www.ipsaweb.com CEO: Greg Ruehle (email@example.com)
THE IRRIGATION ASSOCIATION 6540 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042-6638; 703/536-7080, FAX: 703/536-7019 E-mail: webmaster@irrigation irrigation, in agriculture, artificial watering of the land. Although used chiefly in regions with annual rainfall of less than 20 in. (51 cm), it is also used in wetter areas to grow certain crops, e.g., rice. .org Web site: www.irrigation.org Year established: 1949 Number of employees: 14 Exec Dir: Thomas Kimmell (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mgr Comm: Beth Casteel Mtgs: Victoria Matthews Mtgs: 2007--Dec 9-11, San Diego, CA; 2008--Nov 2-4, Anaheim, CA Membership: 1,600 manufacturers, distributors/dealers, designers, researchers
LIVESTOCK PUBLICATIONS COUNCIL 910 Currie St, Fort Worth, TX 76107; 817/336-1130, FAX: 817/232-4820 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.livestockpublications.com Year established: 1974 Number of employees: 1 Exec Dir: Diane E, Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtgs: 2006--Agricultural Media Summit, July 23-26, Portland, OR 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: email@example.com Web site: www.maca.org Year established: 1967 Number of employees: 2 Exec Dir: Bonnie McCarvel Mtgs: 2006--Sept 5-7, St. Louis, MO Membership: 96 Basic manufacturers, distributors and allied industry
NATIONAL 4-H COUNCIL 7100 Connecticut Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815; 301/961-2600, FAX: 301/961-2894 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.fourhcouncil.edu Year established: 1976 Number of employees: 200 Pres/CEO: Don Floyd email@example.com) Mktg: Jamilia Benthall (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NATIONAL AGRI-MARKETING ASSOCIATION 11020 King St, Suite 205, Overland Park, KS 66210; 913/491-6500, FAX: 913/491-6502 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.nama.org Year established: 1957 Number of employees: 6 Exec VP: Elden White Comms Dir: Jennifer Pickett Mtg/Convention Plnr: Kathi Conrad Mtgs: 2006- April 19-21, Kansas City, MO 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: firstname.lastname@example.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 (email@example.com) Mtgs: 2006--Dec 4-6, Orlando, FL Membership: 1,350 members of the aerial application industry Dues: $400+
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FARM BROADCASTERS 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: Bill O'Neill (firstname.lastname@example.org) News Mgr, NFBS NFBS Need for Better Speed (online racing information site) : Peter Shinn (email@example.com) Mktg: Gene Millard (firstname.lastname@example.org) Membership: 500 farm broadcasters, ag marketers Dues: $100, $25 student
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WHEAT GROWERS The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is an advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. that supports the collective interests of wheat farmers in the United States.
NAWG was founded in 1950, and is structured as a federation of state grain growers associations. 415 Second St N.E., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20002-4993; 202/547-7800, FAX: 202/546-2638 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.wheatworld.org Year established: 1950 Number of employees: 5 CEO: Darren Coppock (firstname.lastname@example.org) Dir Comm: Lance Lamberton
NATIONAL CATTLEMEN'S BEEF ASSOCIATION National Cattlemen's Beef Association or NCBA, an advocacy group for beef producers in the United States, reports that it works "to increase profit opportunities for cattle and beef producers by enhancing the business climate and building consumer demand. 9110 E. Nichols Ave, Suite 300, Centennial, CO 80112; 303/694-0305, FAX: 303/770-7745 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.beefusa.org Year established: 1898 Number of employees: 110+ CEO/Exec Dir: Terry Stokes VP, Govt Affairs: Chandler Keys (firstname.lastname@example.org) VP, PR: Kendal Frazier Corp Relations Mgr: Marvin Kokes (email@example.com) Comms Mgr: Sharyl Sauer (firstname.lastname@example.org) Editor: Curt Olsen (email@example.com) Trade Show Mgr: Kristin Torres (firstname.lastname@example.org) Dir Membership: Melanie Daye (email@example.com) Mtg/Convention Plnr: Debbie Kaylor HR Mgr: Sally Norris (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtgs: 2006--Annual Convention, Feb 1-4, Denver, CO; 2007--Jan 31-Feb 3, Nashville, TN Membership: 26,000 beef producers Dues: $50 and up
NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE Christmas tree
Evergreen tree, usually decorated with lights and ornaments, to celebrate the Christmas season. The use of evergreen trees, wreaths, and garlands as symbols of eternal life was common among the ancient Egyptians, Chinese, and Hebrews. ASSOCIATION 16020 Swingley Ridge Rd, Suite 300, Chesterfield, MO 63017; 636/449-5070, FAX: 636/449-5051 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.realchristmastrees.org Year established: 1955 Alan Krob CEO: Steve Drake (firstname.lastname@example.org) Exec Dir: Pam Helmsing Comms Mgr: Rick Dungey Mtgs: 2006--Aug 16-19, Portland, OR Membership: 1,400 Christmas tree growers, wholesalers and retailers
NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is a U.S. national organization founded in 1957, representing more than 33,000 dues-paying corn growers from 48 states and the interests of more than 300,000 farmers who contribute to corn checkoff programs in 20 states. 632 Cepi Dr, Chesterfield, MO 63005; 636/733-9004, FAX: 636/733-9005 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.ncga.com Year established: 1957 Number of employees: 29 CEO: Rick Telman (firstname.lastname@example.org) VP, Mktg: Fred Stemme Dir, Mktg Comms: Mimi Ricketts (email@example.com) Dir, Dev: Tim Brackman 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.cotton.org Year established: 1938 Number of employees: 100 Pres/CEO: 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 CROP INSURANCE SERVICES 8900 Indian Creek Pkwy, Suite 600, Overland Park, KS 66210; 913/685-2767, 800/951-6247, FAX: 913/685-3080 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.ag-risk.org Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 45 CEO/Pres: Robert W. Parkerson Controller: James M. Crist PR Mgr: Laurie Langstraat (firstname.lastname@example.org) HR Mgr: Dana Ford
NATIONAL FFA FFA free fatty acids. FOUNDATION PO Box 68960, 6060 FFA Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960; 317/802-6060, FAX: 317/802-6061 E-mail: email@example.com Year established: 1944 Number of employees: 19 Division Dir: Dennis Sargent (firstname.lastname@example.org) Mtgs: 2006--Oct 25-28, Indianapolis, IN Membership: 1,900 companies/individual donors
NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION PO Box 68960, 6060 FFA Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960; 317/802-6060, FAX: 317/802-6061 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.fta.org Year established: 1928 Number of employees: 107 CEO/Natl Advisor: Larry Case CO0: Doug Loudenslager Division Dir, Business Svcs: Tom Kapostasy Division Dir, Education: Anna Melodia Division Dir, Info Svcs: Bill Stagg Mktg Specialist: Mickie Miller Team Leader, HR: Janet Maloney Mtgs: 2006--Oct 25-28, Indianapolis, IN Membership: 476,732 student members students/ chapters/state associations Dues: $5
THE NATIONAL HAY ASSOCIATION The National Hay Association was formed in 1895, with membership made up of producers, dealers, brokers and representatives of related industry dedicated to the development and maintenance of quality hay and improved marketing practices. 102 Treasure Island Causeway, Suite 201, St. Petersburg, FL 33706; 727/367 ext 9702, 800/707 ext 0014, FAX: 727/367 ext 9608 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.nationalhay.org Year established: 1895 Number of employees: 1 Mtgs: Usally meet in late September of every year. 2006--Jackson Hole, WY Membership: 500 +- Regular and Associate industry ($260.00) Dues: Start at $260.00 yr.
NATIONAL PEANUT BOARD The National Peanut Board is a research and promotion board that works on behalf of all USA peanut farmers. The Board's goal is to support and expand existing markets, develop new markets, and facilitate the economical production of high-quality, USA peanuts for consumers worldwide. 900 Circle 75 Pkwy, Suite 1220, Atlanta, GA 30339; 678/424-5750, 866/825-7946, FAX: 678/424-5751 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.nationalpeanutboard.org Year established: 2001 Number of employees: 5 Pres/Managing Dir: Raftaela Marie Fenn (firstname.lastname@example.org) Cps & Events Mgr: Chris J. Destine des·tine
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1. To determine beforehand; preordain: a foolish scheme destined to fail; a film destined to become a classic.
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2. Random; haphazard.
3. Scots Lucky; propitious. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Office Admin: DeMarquine C. Houston (email@example.com)
NATIONAL PORK BOARD 1776 N.W. 114th St, Clive, IA 50325; 515/223-2600, 800/456-7675, FAX: 515/223-2646 E-mail: porkboard @pork.org Web site: www.pork.org Number of employees: 71 CEO/Exec Dir: Steve Murphy VP Comms: Mike Wegner Asst VP, Comms: Cindy A Cunningham (firstname.lastname@example.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.sunflowemsa.com Year established: 1981 Number of employees: 4 CEO/Exec Dir: Larry Kleingartner Ad Sales Mgr/Meeting Planner: 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 North American
named after North America.
North American blastomycosis
see North American blastomycosis.
North American cattle tick
see boophilusannulatus. FARM SHOW COUNCIL 11240 Beacom Rd., Sunbury, OH 43074; 740/524-0658, FAX: 740/524-0658 E-mail: email@example.com Web site: www.farmshows.org Year established: 1972 Mtgs: 2006--May, Syracuse, NY Membership: 29; 13 farm equipment shows and associates, respectively Dues: $1000
SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION SOCIETY 945 S.W. Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023; 515/289-2331, FAX: 515/289-1227 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.swcs.org Number of employees: 8 CEO/Exec Dir: Craig Cox Comms Dir: Deb Happe (email@example.com) Mtgs: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.southcrop.org Year established: 1954 Number of employees: 4 Exec Dir: Edgar Duskin Mtg/Convention Plnr: Trish Donaldson Mtgs: 2004--Savannah, GA2005--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: email@example.com Web site: www.toca.org Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 2 Exec Dir: Den Gardner Mtgs: 2006--May 2-4, Napa, CA Membership: 215 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.grains.org Year established: 1960 Number of employees: 60 CEO: Kenneth Hobble hobble
leather straps fastened around the pasterns of horses, mules and donkeys. Placed on all four legs and pulled together by a rope, it provides an effective means of casting the horse. (email@example.com) Dir Comms: Cheri Johnson Mtgs: 2006--Feb 12-15, Tucson, AZ Membership: 110+ producer organizations and agribusinesses
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Comms Mgr: Sylvia Small Mtgs: 2006--Jan 25-27, Atlanta, GA