On National Ag Day, we thank not only those who produce our nation’s food and fiber, but also want to acknowledge those who continue to support our nation’s agricultural production and write the laws that ensure the health, safety and affordability of our nation’s food supply.
There’s no doubt that agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products are significant contributors to the Northeast economy. Farm Credit East’s most recent Agricultural Economic Impact Report indicated that direct ag activity on the farm, in the woods or at the dock, generates $12.6 billion in economic activity and supports more than 150,000 jobs. Thank a farmer on National #AgDay, and every day.
Agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products are significant rcontributors to the Northeast economy. As the nation celebrates these industry on National Ag Day, Farm Credit East honors the men and women who are part of it – the men and women whose hard work generates more than $103 billion of economic activity and supports more than 483,000 jobs throughout the region.
Agriculture plays a significant role in the Northeast. As the nation takes pause to celebrate the industry on National Ag Day, Farm Credit East honors the men and women who are part of it.
This year’s National Ag Day is Tuesday, March 15. Learn more about National Ag Day here. The event recognizes and celebrates the producers, industry leaders and others whose goal is to produce and process food, fiber and fuel for the ...