As part of National Ag Week, the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) hosted National Agriculture Day on Mar. 18. This marked the 42nd anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day was \u201cAgriculture: Sustaining Future Generations.\u201d\r\n\r\nOn Mar. 18, the ACA brought approximately 100 college students to Washington, DC to deliver the message of Ag Day to the Hill.\r\n\r\nThese events honor National Agriculture Day and mark a nationwide effort to tell the true story of American agriculture and remind citizens that agriculture is a part of all of us. A number of producers, agricultural associations, corporations, students and government organizations involved in agriculture participated.\r\n\r\nNational Ag Day is organized by the Agriculture Council of America. ACA is a nonprofit organization composed of leaders in the agricultural, food and fiber community, dedicating its efforts to increasing the public\u2019s awareness of agriculture\u2019s role in modern society.\r\n\r\nThe National Ag Day program encourages every American to:\r\n\r\n\u2022 Understand how food and fiber products are produced.\r\n\r\n\u2022 Appreciate the role agriculture plays in providing safe, abundant and affordable products.\r\n\r\n\u2022 Value the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a strong economy.\r\n\r\n\u2022 Acknowledge and consider career opportunities in the agriculture, food and fiber industry.