2017 National Ag Day

The celebration of National Ag Day was held March 21, 2017 in Washington DC.

National Ag Day is organized annually by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) which was was started in 1973 with the goal to increase public awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. This year’s Ag Day celebration included a SMART farming panel with U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), awards, a Capitol Hill reception, and a proclamation from the president.

National Ag Day Photo Album

Presidential Ag Day Declaration
Remarks from Ray Starling, special assistant to President Trump

USFRA Celebrates Ag Day
USFRA SMART Farmer panel

Agri-Women Advocate Ag Day Every Day
Doris Mold, American Agri-Women

Spark: Women in Agribusiness Podcast Host Sara Steever
Sara Steever, Paulsen, Spark Podcast

Ethanol Celebrates National Ag Day
Interview with Shannon Gustafson, ACE

GROWMARK Proud to Support Ag Day
Interview with Amy Bradford, GROWMARK

Outstanding Young Farmers Recognized
Jessica Niederer, Outstanding Young Farmer

Tebow Wins the 2017 Charles Eastin Award on Ag Day
Ag Day Eastin Award, Sue Tebow

Bridger Gordon Wins Ag Day Essay Contest
Ag Day essay winner, Bridger Gordon