March 15 2006
National Agriculture Day is March 20 and the whole week, March 19th through the 25th, is National Agriculture Week.
We had an Ag Day celebration here in D.C. last week at the Capitol, and the National Press Club and I want to extend a special thank you to our Ag Day sponsoring partners ADM and John Deere.
Let's acknowledge the breathtaking contribution this basic industry has made and makes every day to our country and the world.
Today's average farm is 417 acres compared to 147 acres in 1900.…