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How different your life would be without agriculture? Here are a few mind-blowing facts:

In *All, Agricultural Economy, Agricultural Systems by Ag is America

It’s easy to forget just how important agriculture is to America, but almost everything we eat, use and wear on a daily basis comes from American farms. Just a few generations ago, most people were involved with – or closely related to – agriculture. Now, farm and ranch families represent just 2% of the U.S. population, and most people rarely see countryside of any sort – let alone a working farm. And it’s not just the farmer who brings food to our tables: the entire agriculture industry, all the way to the grocery store, are vital links in a chain that feeds every American – and millions of people abroad.

National Ag Day is a great day time to be show our appreciation for American agriculture! Here are some key ways your life is impacted by agriculture:

Read more about agriculture at www.AgDay.org.

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