- National Association of Animal Breeders- The
purpose of the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB)
as defined by its By-Laws is "...to unite those individuals
and organizations engaged in the artificial insemination
of cattle and other livestock into an affiliated federation
operating under self-imposed standards of performance and
to conduct and promote the mutual interest and ideals of
its members." This excerpt portrays the scope and purpose
of NAAB, a non-profit organization, established in 1946.
- National Association for Biomedical Research- is
the only national, nonprofit organization dedicated solely
to advocating sound public policy that recognizes the
vital role of humane animal use in biomedical research,
higher education and product safety testing.
- North American Equine Ranching Information Council-
promoting the unique partnership between
agriculture and women's health care.
- National Animal Health Information System (Australia)-
"A not-for profit public Company
established by governments and livestock industries"
For many years, Australia has enjoyed a reputation for
clean, healthy and disease-free agricultural production
systems through our natural advantage of geographic isolation.
This gave Australian producers an edge in a very competitive
- National Animal Interest Alliance- is
an association of business, agricultural, scientific,
and recreational interest formed to protect and promote
humane practices and relationships between people and
- North American Native Fishes Association- The
North American Native Fishes Association, Inc. (NANFA)
is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation dedicated
to the appreciation, study and conservation of the continent's
- National Animal Poison Control Center- The
mission of the American Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is to provide effective
means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout
the United States.
- National Association of Professional Pet Sitters-
A national professional trade association
such as the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters
provides valuable credibility, networking and education
that helps foster success. The National Association of
Professional Pet Sitters became a non-profit membership
organization in 1993, after being founded in 1989, to
promote excellence among pet sitters and to serve as a
voice for the expanding industry.
- National Audubon Society- Audubon's
mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems,
focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats
for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological
diversity. Our national network of community-based nature
centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs,
and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird
populations, engage millions of people of all ages and
backgrounds in positive conservation experiences.
- National Association of State Departments of Agriculture-
Our mission is to represent the
state departments of agriculture in the development, implementation,
and communication of sound public policy and programs
which support and promote the American agricultural industry,
while protecting consumers and the environment.
4-H Council- National 4-H Council
is the national, private sector non-profit partner of
4-H and the Cooperative Extension System. National 4-H
Council manages the National 4-H Conference Center, a
full-service conference facility in Chevy Chase, Maryland,
and the National 4-H Supply Service, the authorized agent
for items bearing the 4-H name and emblem.
- North American Veterinary College Administrators-
The NAVCA Conference takes place at
a different Veterinary College every year. Representatives
meet to share information and communicate on various aspects
of College, Hospital, and Business Office management.
They represent 31 Veterinary Colleges and Schools in the
North America. Official NAVCA business is governed by
the group's By-Laws.
- North American Veterinary Technician Association-
"The mission of NAVTA is to represent
and promote the profession of veterinary technology. NAVTA
provides direction, education, support and coordination
for its members, and works with other allied professional
organizations for the competent care and humane treatment
- National Bison Association- The
NBA is a non-profit association which promotes the preservation,
production and marketing of bison. NBA activities and
services serve to better inform and educate our members
and the general public about bison.
- National Board Examination Committee for Veterinary
Medicine- The NBVME provides standardized
licensing examinations for use by state and provincial
licensing boards as part of their licensure procedure
for veterinarians. This site will give you more information
about the NBVME and its activities.
- National Cattlemen's Beef Association- Initiated
in 1898, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association is
the marketing organization and trade association for America's
one million cattle farmers and ranchers. With offices
in Denver, Chicago and Washington, D.C., NCBA is a consumer-focused,
producer-directed organization representing the largest
segment of the nation's food and fiber industry.
- National Dairy Herd Improvement Association- To
serve the best interest of National DHIA members and the
dairy industry in maintaining a national dairy records
- National Fisheries Institute- The
National Fisheries Institute is the leading trade association
for the fish and seafood industry, and represents a wide
spectrum of firms, from small family-owned businesses
to large multinational corporations. Our regular members
are U.S. firms that operate fishing vessels and aquaculture
facilities; which buy and sell, process, pack, import,
export and distribute fish and seafood; and which operate
retail stores and restaurants. Our associate members sell
goods or services to fish and seafood firms. Our international
members are firms domiciled outside the United States
that import or export fish and seafood to or from the
- National Farmers Organization- Across
the country, National Farmers combines commodities from
farms like yours. Then our marketing professionals go
to work for you - negotiating with major ag industry buyers
to improve your bottom line. Because your profit
is our business, we work hard for you every day. And we
succeed when you succeed - just like family.
- National Farmers Union- National
Farmers Union, officially called the Farmers Educational
and Cooperative Union of America, was founded in 1902
in Point, Texas by Newt Gresham. National Farmers Union
is a general farm organization with a membership of nearly
300,000 farm and ranch families throughout the United
- National Institute of Animal Agriculture- The
National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) is a
new name in animal agriculture, but carries a strong legacy
of providing the U.S. livestock industry with a forum
to collectively address issues of common interest. The
new organization, successor to the Livestock Conservation
Institute (LCI), is the result of a progressive process
and vision that began in 1996 when LCI Board of Directors
commissioned a long-range planning team to landscape an
organization that would best serve animal agriculture
in the 21st century.
- National Livestock Producers Association- Following
passage of the Packer and Stockyards Act of 1921, the
National Livestock Producers Association (NLPA) was founded
in direct response to diminishing markets and excessive
supplies of livestock. The realization that producers
needed to work together to battle marketing problems led
to the development of livestock cooperatives nationwide.
- National Meat Association- NMA
provides its members - who produce delicious, safe, quality
meat - unique one-on-one assistance in resolving regulatory
- National Mastitis Council- The
National Mastitis Council is a not-for-profit professional
organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing
milk quality. The NMC promotes research and provides information
to the dairy industry relative to udder health, milking
management and milk quality.
- National Milk Producers Federation- The
National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) is a farm commodity
organization representing most of the dairy marketing
cooperatives serving this nation. NMPF members market
a majority of the milk produced in the U.S., making the
NMPF an effective voice on national issues for dairy cooperatives
and their dairy farmer members.
- AVMA Network of Animal Health- NOAH
is AVMA's Network of Animal Health — connecting
you to colleagues, board-certified specialists, and a
variety of online-interactive veterinary professional
resources. Going online with NOAH makes it even easier
to find the information you need! NOAH is now available
as a member benefit at no charge to current AVMA Members.
Watch for future enhancements to NOAH.
Carolina State University Pre-Vet Club- To
stimulate interest in veterinary medicine as a career,
to gather students with similar interests and participate
in activities and trips pertinent to pre-vet students,
and to promote scholarship, fellowship and leadership.
- National Pork Producers Council- The
National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) conducts public
policy outreach on behalf of its 44 affiliated state association
members - enhancing opportunities for the success of U.S.
pork producers and other industry stakeholders by establishing
the U.S. pork industry as a consistent and responsible
supplier of high quality pork to the domestic and world
- National Society for Histotechnology- The
National Society for Histotechnology is committed to quality
health care by the constant pursuit of excellence, the
advancement of histotechnology, and professional representation
of the medical community, government agencies, and the
public whom we serve.
- National Turkey Federation- The
National Turkey Federation is the national advocate for
all segments of the turkey industry, providing services
and conducting activities which increase demand for its
members' products by protecting and enhancing their ability
to profitably provide wholesome, high-quality, nutritious
- North Valley Veterinary Technician Association-
The North Valley Veterinary Technician
Association was formed on January, 24th 1998. It's purpose
is to inform and educate Registered Veterinary Technicians
and students in veterinary sciences in Northern California.
It is also intended to give us a voice in our profession.
We will elect representatives who will speak for us in
all state and regulatory matters, including with the Veterinary
Medical Board and Board of Examiners of the State of California