The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) has announced the 2023 National Ag Day video and written essay winners. The winners were chosen based on the theme: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow: How American Agriculture Does It Every Day. Entrants chose to either write an essay or create a video.
The national written essay winner, Timothy Hill of Orlando, Florida, receives a $1,000 prize and will read his winning essay at the virtual Ag Day event on March 21, 2023. The contest also named three merit winners who receive $100 and blog posts featuring their essays. They are Sophie Griswold of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania; Libby Ramge of Marysville, Ohio; and Elsha Valluru of Highland Village, Texas. This year’s video essay winner, Olivia Lee of Aliso Viejo, California, wins a $1,000 prize. The winning entries can be viewed online at https://www.agday.org/2023-contest-winners.
The Ag Day Essay Contest is sponsored by CHS Inc., National Association of Farm Broadcasting, Farm Progress and Successful Farming.
Celebrating 50 years, National Ag Day 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 and acknowledge and consider career opportunities in the agriculture, food, and fiber industry.
Learn more and register for events at agday.org.