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FFA Students Share Ag Story for National Ag Day

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(NAFB) — This week, students from around the country will be busy sharing the importance of agriculture, all in celebration of National Ag Day which is today, March 23. The day celebrates agriculture and provides an opportunity for those in the industry to share the importance of agriculture with a broader audience. The future of agriculture is strong, and this …

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Celebrate Ag Day on March 23

Dan Education, General

Celebrate the abundance provided by American agriculture. And this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a virtual Ag Day event will take place. It will include updates from government leaders and honor the contributions of American agriculture. Food brings everyone to the table, and the virtual program will include both live and pre-recorded segments with remarks from government leaders on the agriculture industry’s …

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Secretary Perdue’s Statement on National Ag Day

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(USDA) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding National Agriculture Day and President Donald J. Trump’s Proclamation recognizing the importance of America’s farmers, ranchers, foresters, and producers: “Our farmers, ranchers, foresters, and producers in America are feeding and clothing the world. Now more than ever it’s important that the American people not forget that. Our …

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Student Leaders Come Together Virtually

Dan Education, Industry News Release

(National FFA) — Today and tomorrow (March 23/24), students from across the country will come together online, to learn best practices on sharing the importance of agriculture. It’s part of National Ag Day – a day that not only celebrates agriculture but provides an opportunity for those in the industry to share the importance of agriculture with a broader audience. …

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V. P. Pence Presents National Ag Day Proclamation to Secretary Perdue

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Vice President of the United States Mike Pence presented President Donald J. Trump’s National Agriculture Day Proclamation to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Washington, D.C. “Since day one of this administration, President Trump and our entire team have been working tirelessly to stand with our nation’s farmers, producers, ranchers, and foresters, and …

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Secretary Perdue Celebrates National Ag Day

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding National Agriculture Day and President Donald J. Trump’s Proclamation recognizing the importance of America’s farmers, ranchers, foresters and producers: “For the past 45 years, National Ag Day has played a key role in helping people understand where their food and fiber comes from and how important agriculture is to our …

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National Ag Day Reminds Us of the Enormous Impact of Agriculture on Our Daily Lives

Dan Education, General, Industry News Release

When most people walk into a grocery store, the shelves are stocked year-round with all the food they want, so they might not consider the origins of their food. Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources, said it’s critical to know the origins of our food supply, and not just the sake of being aware. “As …