NAFDMA Weekly Harvest
2021 AFT Registration Open
Gather new ideas for your farm and learn from operators and innovators in the agritourism industry.
 
Join us for two jam packed tour days featuring 10 tour stops. You will explore a variety of business models with focus areas in the following categories:
  • Production
  • Pick-Your-Own
  • Agritainment
  • Retail 
  • Hosting Events
 
Each stop will be between 1-2 hours and will provide insight on what to consider for your next season!
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Virtual Learning Retreat Will Be
Released this Summer
Supplier Spotlight
What Makes Kangaroo Jumper Different?
Cleaner & Safer
You can get an installation with no sand and their new material, ELITE PLUS! which is antimicrobial and antifungal.

Customization
They offer custom sizes and custom graphics for your jumper!

Final Production & Installation
Kangaroo Jumper has full control over the production process.From start to finish they make sure everything goes smooth.

Member Savings!
NAFDMA members can log into nafdma.com and navigate to the Supplier Directory to save on your Kangaroo Jumper order!
Member Savings Program
The Member Savings Program was developed in response to member feedback and offers collective buying power through a 150,000 business buying group alliance. Suppliers include Hewlett Packard, Ace Hardware, Sherwin Williams, Sunbelt Rentals, WEX Gasoline Cards, Staples, UPS, HotelEngine.com, Unifirst, Office Depot as well as over 25 other companies. These suppliers offer significant savings for members on their day to day business purchases. Members in the group purchasing alliance save an average of 20% on many expenses.

NAFDMA members can log into nafdma.com and navigate to the Supplier Directory to register for savings.
July Special Pricing On Surge protectors & UPS backup systems
Make sure your business is safe in the event of a storm, power outage or surge. Invest in surge protectors and UPS backups for your systems and equipment, and the replacement batteries that run them. Now is the time to take advantage of the special pricing through the NAFDMA affinity agreement. Popular SLA format batteries are in stock. Use your account number to purchase today! Go to your closest store or login and order online.
Questions? Email member@batteriesplus.com
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Suzi Spahr, Executive Director | suzi@nafdma.com
Jeff Winston, Education and Operations Manager | jeff@nafdma.com
Lisa Dean, Membership and Communications Manager | lisa@nafdma.com