NC AG Awareness Day – March 20, 2019

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Who:     NC Farmers, Agribusinesses, Commodities, Universities, and Ag students

What:    NC Ag Awareness Day

Where:  NC State Capital, Bicentennial Mall and Legislative Complex

When:   Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Why:     Educating NC Legislators and lawmakers of the importance of NC Agriculture and how we can grow stronger together.

Be Informed, Be Involved & Be Heard

NC Agriculture…

  • is food, fiber, and forestry.
  • is farms and communities.
  • feeds the world.
  • is NC’s #1 industry.

Agriculture’s contribution to the North Carolina economy

  • $87 billion industry, 17% of NC’s $522 billion gross state product
  • 730,000 jobs, 17% of NC’s workforce

Growing Together and Growing Stronger

  • Preserving Farmland and Farm Families
  • Protecting our Natural Resources
  • Education and Outreach
  • Research and Technology Advancements
  • Feeding the World for Generations to Come

Your participation:

  • Conveys appreciation to NC Legislators for their prior support, and
  • Communicates that they consider sensible and fact-based legislation when supporting North Carolina’s #1 industry, Agriculture and Agribusiness

Visit NC Ag Awareness Day for more information.