national ag day

Celebrating National Ag Day

DanEducation, This Land of Ours

national ag dayThis is the day for agriculture. Cathy Isom tells us why we are celebrating 45 years of Agriculture in America. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.

Tuesday, March 20th is National Ag Day. And this year mark’s the 45th Anniversary in which Ag Day is celebrated in communities and classrooms across the country. The theme for this year’s event: Agriculture: Food For Life.

Events all around This Land of Ours, including the nation’s capital, will help tell the true story of American agriculture and remind citizens that agriculture is a part of all of us. A number of producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students, and government organizations, involved in agriculture are expected to participate.

National Ag Day is organized by the Agriculture Council of America. ACA is a nonprofit organization composed of leaders in the agricultural, food and fiber community, dedicating its efforts to increasing the public’s awareness of agriculture’s role in modern society.

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I’m Cathy Isom…