The National Agri-Marketing Association

The nation's largest association for professionals in marketing and agribusiness

Supporting Students, Nurturing Leaders

The ABEF is the backbone of Student NAMA. With the help of generous funders, ABEF is ensuring a strong future for the agri-marketing industry by providing students the tools they need to succeed.

Student NAMA chapters build leadership skills and networks. Students begin advancing their professional careers while still in college and many remain involved in NAMA throughout their tenure in agri-marketing.


ABEF in Action

How we help students planning to enter our industry ...



As part of the student NAMA program, scholarships are available to qualified students from Student NAMA Chapters across the country.


Student Marketing Competition

Student Chapter members are invited to participate in a competition at the annual convention each team develops a comprehensive marketing plan on a specific topic of their choice.

NAMA Student Career Program

Students can network with professionals in the industry and develop marketing, communications and leadership skills.

Student Leadership Training

Through their chapter, students gain valuable leadership skills that will benefit them in their careers.

"Supporting ABEF is one of the ways Monsanto supports—and invests in—the agri-marketing professionals of tomorrow."
–Gary Sakin, Monsanto

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