2022 National Ag Day

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and over three dozen partner organizations hosted the inaugural Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall for National Ag Day, which is organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA). National Ag Day preview with ACA chair Amy Bradford, GROWMARK (14:05) More than 16,000 visitors attended the two-day festival and engaged with hands-on …

ZimmCast 688 – National Ag Day Activities Preview

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program we’ll get a preview of National Ag Day activities in Washington, DC from Amy Bradford, GROWMARK, and Chair of the Agriculture Council of America. March 22 is the offical Ag Day but there will be activities on the 21st and 22nd. These include on Monday, a Celebration of Ag with …

National Agriculture Day 2021

President Joe Biden proclaimed March 23 as National Ag Day, the fifth year that The White House has publicly recognized National Ag Day as a salute to the contributions of America’s farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses. The proclamation highlights how American agriculture has stepped up over the past year to ensure a safe and abundant food supply and highlights that ag …

ZimmCast 611 – National Ag Day

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This week’s program focuses on National Ag Day activities in our nation’s Capitol. In the program you’ll hear from Senator Pat Roberts who made remarks during the Celebration of American Agriculture reception. I also interviewed Isabella Chism, American Farm Bureau Federation, who is the Chair for National Ag Day. Next up is USDA Deputy Secretary, Steve Censky, who spoke prior …

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2019 National Ag Day

President Donald J. Trump proclaimed March 14, 2019 as National Ag Day, the third year that the administration has publicly recognized National Ag Day as a salute to the contributions of America’s farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses. Sen. Pat Roberts, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky and California Representative Doug LaMalfa joined members of the agricultural community in Washington DC to …

National Ag Day 2018

The 45th celebration of National Ag Day in Washington D.C., March 20, 2018. Events, organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA), include presidential proclamation, National Press Club panel on The Consumer, the Farmer and Sustainability and Taste of Ag reception at the Library of Congress. This year’s theme is Agriculture: Food for Life.  Highlights of the day included an address …

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 …

#AgDay Festivities in Washington DC

The agriculture industry celebrated National Ag Day this week (March 15) in Washington D.C. Multiple activities took place including Agri-Pulse’s annual summit that kicked off with a Farm to Fork event. Also Agri-Pulse awarded the Doan Award, a recognition of excellence in agriculture reporting, to Ben Nuelle with the Iowa Agribusiness Farm Network. Agri-Pulse Farm to Fork Photo Album Agri-Pulse …

2015 National Agriculture Day

National Agriculture Day was March 18, 2015 but events celebrating farmers and ranchers lasted throughout the week in Washington DC, starting with the Agri-Pulse Farm to Fork Politics Kickoff. Agri-Pulse Farm to Fork Politics Photo Album National Ag Day Photo Album Agri-Pulse Farm to Fork Politics – Rep. Lucas on Protecting Ag – Wheat Bagel Breakfast with Side of Politics …

National Ag Day Celebration

The celebration of 2014 National Agriculture Day in Washington DC included events March 25-27. Ag Day is celebrated annually to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture. National Ag Day photo album Farm to Fork Politics photos …

Borlaug Statue Unveiling

A statue of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug was installed March 25, 2014 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on what would have been the great agricultural scientist’s 100th birthday. The leadership of the United States Congress, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Governor Terry E. Branstad of Borlaug’s home state of Iowa, and Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn, who chaired …

2013 National Ag Day

National Ag Day activities took place in Washington, DC in various locations including an evening banquet at USDA. You’ll find links to plenty of audio and photos from all the events. The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 19, 2013. This will mark the 40th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in …