National Ag Day is set for March 19 and the Agriculture Council of America has announced National Ag day activities in Washington, DC.

On March 18, there will be panel discussion and reception sponsored by Agri-Pulse. More details will come when the panelists and venues are finalized.

On March 19, there will be a luncheon for industry representatives as well as congressmen and staffers (venue to be determined).  That evening will be the Celebration of Agriculture dinner at the USDA where the Secretary of Agriculture will be an invited guest.  In addition, winners of the Ag Day essay contest, Video Contest and Poster Contest will be celebrated at that dinner.

In addition, the Ag Council brings in 100 FFA, AFA, 4-H and Student NAMA students that will participate in message training and the make Hill visits on the morning of March 19. 

More details will be announced as they become available, but for now, plan to be in DC on March 18-19.


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