Local FSA office encourages celebration of Ag Day

first_img The Alabama Farm Service Agency (FSA) is joining other farm service agencies across the country in encouraging all Americans to take a moment to celebrate agriculture on March 19, National Ag Day.“During these turbulent fiscal times, we should all take a few minutes to celebrate agriculture and honor our hard-working farmers and ranchers here in Alabama and across the nation,” said Jeff Knotts, FSA Pike County executive director. “The theme of National Ag Day this year is ‘Generations Nourishing Generations.’ According to recent USDA studies, the agricultural sector right now remains a bright spot in terms of economic stability and growth and there is a strong demand for United State agricultural products.”Knotts said that generation after generation of agricultural producers in Alabama are getting up early every day to provide the food, fiber and fuel that feed and clothe Americans and people around the world. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Next Up“As research advances, the future may be even brighter,” Knotts said. “New uses for agriculture produces are being found to utilize natural ingredients for life-saving medicines and supply the critical commodities required in a long list of manufacturing sectors.”Even though there was an onslaught of natural disasters this past year, Knotts said that farmers and ranchers weathered the storms.“These natural disasters created less than ideal growing conditions for producers but they still managed to grow the commodities that keep our economy moving forward,” he said. “And, they maintain our abundant supply of renewable resources in an environmentally sensitive manner.” 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 HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe 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 Local FSA office encourages celebration of Ag Day Book Nook to reopen Print Article Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemsoncenter_img Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Knotts said that each American farmer produces enough food to feed more than 144 people.“That’s a dramatic increase from the 25 people a farmer sustained in 1960,” Knotts said. “These increased efficiencies demonstrate that American agriculture is producing more and doing it better than ever before. By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like History ‘turned’ at the Pioneer Museum Sherry Burkhalter, right, discussed the detailed quilting patterns on a quilt from around 1850. Burkhalter presented a Quilt Turning at… read more By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “For the life sustaining efforts of our farmers and ranchers, we honor Alabama agricultural producers for their vital contributions.” Latest Storieslast_img read more

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