The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) and Meredith Agrimedia encouraged college students to celebrate modern agriculture through the 1st annual National Ag Day Photo Contest. A winning photograph has been chosen as the Official National Ag Day Poster for 2017.
Congratulations to Tana Elliott, Ivy Tech Community College, Etna Green, Indiana, who was selected as the winner of the contest. Elliott was selected among many young photographers in the competition. The contest theme
was “Agriculture: Food for Life.”
In addition, her photo and a profile of Elliott will be prominently featured in Successful Farming magazine and Ag Day correspondence. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Meredith Agrimedia. Media releases will also be sent to all Ag Day sponsors and supporters. The original photograph will be on display in a public location.
National Ag Day is organized by the Agriculture Council of America and will take place March 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. ACA is a nonprofit organization composed of leaders in the agricultural, food and fiber community, dedicating its efforts to increasing the public’s awareness of agriculture’s role in modern society.
The National Ag Day program encourages every American to:
~ Understand how food and fiber products are produced.
~ Appreciate the role agriculture plays in providing safe, abundant and affordable products.
~ Value the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a strong economy.
~ Acknowledge and consider career opportunities in the agriculture, food and fiber industry.