BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS - Five GROWMARK employees were recognized at the 2011 Best of NAMA awards ceremony, a communications contest sponsored by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA).

Earning national finalist honors were Jenny Haycraft, marketing communications specialist, Karen Higgins, graphic designer, and Marty Dunton, GROWMARK FS, LLC, in the Customer Brochures and Catalogs category for the 2011 FS Seed Product Guide and Brochures series.

Karen Jones, publications and news specialist, and Tiffany Loercher, graphic designer, also earned national finalist honors in the Company Publications – Internal category for the Spirit magazine.

NAMA is the nation's largest professional association for professionals in marketing and agribusiness.

GROWMARK is a regional cooperative providing agriculture-related products and services, as well as grain marketing in 31 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. The FS brand represents knowledgeable, experienced professionals acting with integrity and dedication to serve more than 100,000 customers. More information is available at

SOURCE: Growmark