LTE: Celebrating National Ag Week

Agriculture is responsible for providing the necessities of everyday life… food, fiber, clothing and even fuel. That’s the message of National Ag Week, which is celebrated March 16-22. Producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America will gather to celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture during National Ag Week.

The National Ag Week program is committed to increasing public awareness about Americans agriculture. As the world population soars, there is even greater demand for the food, fiber and renewable resources that the United States produces.

Clearfield County Farm Bureau believes that every American should understand how food, fiber, and renewable resource products are produces and should value the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a strong economy. Everyone should appreciate the role agriculture plays in providing safe, abundant and affordable products. National Ag Week focuses on educating Americans about the industry, so they may also acknowledge and consider career opportunities in the agriculture, food, fiber, and renewable resource industry.

Each year, the National Ag week program gathers members of the agricultural industry in an effort to promote American agriculture. Focused on sharing how agriculture provides almost everything we eat, use and wear on a daily basis, this program helps to educate millions of consumers each year. Please join the Clearfield Country Farm Bureau in this effort to promote American agriculture to everyone during National Ag Week, March 16-22. For additional information please contact Richard Hansel of the Clearfield County Farm Bureau at 814-378-6016.

Sincerely,

Richard Hansel
County information Director

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