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Registration, Housing and Exhibit Sales Now Open for 2019 Annual Meat Conference

Oct 17, 2018

Registration, housing and exhibit sales are now open for the 2019 Annual Meat Conference (AMC), hosted jointly by the Meat Institute and the Food Marketing Institute.
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NAMI Scholarship Foundation Announces 2018-2019 Award Winners

Oct 17, 2018

The NAMI Scholarship Foundation last week announced the recipients of its 2018-2019 undergraduate scholarship awards. Eleven high-performing undergraduate students received a combined total of $55,000 to pursue degrees in animal, meat and food science, and in culinary arts.
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Article Describes Latest on U.S. Agricultural Trade Landscape

Oct 16, 2018

A piece published in AgWeb details recent developments in agricultural trade policy. The article discusses the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute and explains specifics concerning USDA’s Trade Mitigation Program, which began accepting sign-ups and distributing payments September 4 to producers and farmers impacted by retaliatory tariffs.
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NAMI Scholarship Foundation Announces 2018-2019 Award Winners

Oct 10, 2018

Washington, DC - The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Scholarship Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2018-2019 undergraduate scholarship awards. Eleven high-performing undergraduate students received a combined total of $55,000 to pursue degrees in animal, meat and food science, and in culinary arts.
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North American Meat Institute Releases 2017 Meat & Poultry Facts

Oct 9, 2018

Washington, DC – The 2017 edition of the North American Meat Institute’s (Meat Institute) Meat & Poultry Facts, the livestock and meat industry's leading statistical book, is now available. The book is a joint publication of the Meat Institute and Sterling Marketing, Inc., and is sponsored by Lockton.
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North American Meat Institute Elects New Officers at Annual Meeting

Oct 5, 2018

Washington, DC – The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) elected the six new officers who will guide the organization in the next year. The officers were selected during the Meat Institute’s Annual Meeting, held October 5 in Washington, DC.
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Mighty Earth’s Mighty Miss


By NAMI On August 3, 2017

This week the environmental activist group Mighty Earth issued a report titled “Mystery Meat II: The Industry Behind the Quiet Destruction of the American Heartland,” which seeks to blame the meat industry for any real or perceived environmental impact it can find... read more

Lessons on Processed Meat and Cancer


By Eric Mittenthal On May 8, 2017

It is rare that I sit in a session at a conference and am riveted by the entire presentation. But that was the case when David Klurfeld, Ph.D., USDA’s National Program Leader for Human Nutrition in the Agricultural Research Service, spoke at our recent Meat Industry... read more

What Happens When You Tell People to Stop Eating Meat


By NAMI On December 27, 2016

What happens when you tell people to stop eating meat? They get mad! And why wouldn’t they? Meat is both delicious and nutrient dense. In 2016, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans confirmed once again that meat can play a key role as part of a healthy diet... read more