Chamber Farm-City Committee recognize Ag Day

first_img The study also showed the total impact of agriculture, forestry and related industries was $539.1 million, which was 19.8 percent of the total economic activity.“The Chamber and its members are delighted to be joining others across the nation in celebrating our very first combined National Ag and week,” Sauer said. “We encourage all Pike County citizens to take time this week to recognize those in agriculture and the agricultural industry. After all, if you ate today, you have a farmer to thank.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Book Nook to reopen Published 9:50 pm Monday, March 24, 2014 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Chamber Farm-City Committee recognize Ag Day Skip Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “The Pike County Farm-City Committee is one of the Chamber’s most active committees,” she said. “This merger is an opportunity for us to be a part of something even bigger. It gives us the opportunity to recognize and appreciate two of the most important agricultural seasons – spring planting and the fall harvest season.”Sauer said the 41st anniversary of National Ag Day will be celebrated across the United States with the theme “Agriculture: 365 Sunrises and 7 billion Mouths To Feed.“Farming provides jobs for our local economy but, most importantly, it protects our nation by ensuring our citizens have the healthy food needed to live a prosperous life,” she said. Email the author Pike County has 709 farms and 179,377 acres of farmland and 305,496 aces of timberland.“According to a study released by the Auburn Extension Systems, Pike County’s agricultural, forestry and related industries generated 4,138 full- and part-time jobs, representing 23.3 percent of the county’s total workforce in 2013,” Sauer said. You Might Like Commission approves new websites Pike County Commissioners approved disclaimers for two new websites the Sheriff’s Office will soon build. One website will give the… read more By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder The Pike County Chamber Farm-City Committee recognizes National Ag Day with a proclamation. (Photo/Mona Moore)By act of proclamation, the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and the Farm-City Committee recognize today, March 25, 2014, as National Agriculture Day in Pike County.The Pike County Chamber and Farm-City Committee are also celebrating the merger of the National Farm-City Committee with the Agricultural Council of America on this, the 41st Anniversary of National Ag Day.The two organizations share a common goal of promoting the positive story of agriculture and educating Americans about the importance of American agriculture, said Kathy Sauer, Chamber president. She added that the merger is of special importance to the Chamber and its members.last_img

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