National Ag Day will be celebrated next week on March 15. GROWMARK and its FS and grain member companies will be sponsoring the day with local and national activities to recognize the importance of agriculture. Some of the activities in include involvement with the state and federal legislative process, Agriculture in The Classroom, and ag literacy efforts.
“Ag Day is an opportunity to continue to educate consumers of all ages. From the food we eat to the products we use, farmers and American agriculture are feeding, fueling, and clothing a growing world,” said Chuck Spencer, GROWMARK Executive Director of Corporate and Government Relations.
The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) hosts National Ag Day on March 15, 2016 which falls during National Ag Week from March 13-19. GROWMARK and its FS and grain member cooperatives are sponsors of ACA Ag Day activities. The ACA is a nonprofit organization that strives to increase the public’s awareness of agriculture and its important role in modern society.
This year marks the 43rd National Ag Day. The theme is “Stewards of a Healthy Planet.”