U of M National Agri-Marketing Association Places 4th at National Competition

The University of Minnesota’s student chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) recently wrapped up another successful year. This year the team’s project was Heartbeet Vodka, a product distilled from Minnesota grown sugarbeets and sold locally. The most important part of the competition is that the product must benefit a farmer is some way. In April, the team traveled to Dallas, TX to compete in the student marketing completion with 29 other universities from across the country. The team made it to the final round of competition and placed 4th overall.

This year's team was made up of 16 students including:  Emily Annexstad, Alexander Broderius, Rachel Coyne, Anna Culbertson, Loren Dauer, Elise Loveless, Trey O'Bryan, Eric Olson, Jack Roessler, Thomas Schwarz, Crystal Siemers-Peterman, Megan Slater, Joseph Sullivan, Greta Tank, Madison Taylor, Brooke Wente. The team's advisors were Ward Nefstead '68 '71 (B.S. & M.S. Agricultural Economics) and Bob Olsen '79 (B.S. Agronomy).

 

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