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North American Meat Association

With representatives in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and a community of more than 600 companies, NAMA provides its members exceptional regulatory advocacy, educational opportunities, and a spirit of partnership that is unique in the industry.

Meat Buyer’s Guide

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The Meat Buyer’s Guide in English & Spanish

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Online Meat Buyer’s Guide

Online Meat Buyer\s Guide Video

How to Join NAMA

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NAMA Scholarship Foundation

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Our Mission


To provide exceptional regulatory advocacy, opportunities for education, and a spirit of partnership, while fostering life-long relationships and long-term prosperity for the benefit of our members.

Upcoming Events

NAMA Outlook Conference, Sep 11-14

September 11, 2014

The ​NAMA ​Outlook ​Conference ​provides ​attendee...

NAMA Beef Safety Conference, Oct 15-16

October 15, 2014

Held annually since 2007, this event provides valuable insig...

Meat Pavilion, Feb. 8-11

February 08, 2015

Showcase your products and services in the 'Meat Pavilion' o...

Top Stories

NAMA and AMI to Proceed with Merger

The two organizations will merge effective January 1, 2015. [more]

Are greener pastures ahead for beef industry?

Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies (Bloomberg News) [more]

USDA Seeks Input on Revisions to Beef Grading Standards

Possible revisions to the U.S. Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef seek to adjust for recent improvements and trends in animal raising and feeding. (AMS) [more]