Archive for March, 2011

USDA Launches Online Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America

In February, USDA announced the debut of an online mapping tool that captures a broad range of demographic, economic, and agricultural data on rural areas across the United States. The… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2011 Ag Day Essay Winners

Ag Day Written Essay Winner Nora Faris Concordia, Missouri Click here to view the essay Ag Day Video Essay Winner Kyle Trevino Madera, California Click here to view… Read more »

Celebrate National Ag Day All Week

National Ag Day and National Ag Week are a time when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America gather together to recognize and celebrate the… Read more »

Ag Day 2011 – An Opportunity for New Leadership in Agriculture

By: Dr. William Lesher, Executive Director of Global Harvest Initiative *This post originally appeared in the official Ag Day blog on February 28, 2011. We can all learn from the impressive… Read more »

Recent Major Report Highlights Importance of Agricultural Productivity, Expresses Optimism

A new special report released by The Economist on February 24 taps a host of agricultural experts and organizations to address the challenges of feeding the 9 billion people that… Read more »