National Ag Week is March 10-16. Here are five things you can do to advocate for agriculture, develop your FFA leadership skills and celebrate the industry.
In preparation for National Ag Day on March 21, think about how you might answer potential questions consumers have about agriculture. Riley Pagett, the director of advocacy and government relations for the National FFA Organization, provides some ideas. Is agriculture still relevant? Do farmers still exist? Now more than ever, the world needs people pursuing careers in agriculture to feed, fuel and clothe a growing population. Not only do farmers and ranchers help achieve those goals, but there are 235 unique careers in the science, business and technology sectors of agriculture. Check out AgExplorer.com for more information. Are farmers trustworthy? When [...]