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Best of #NationalAgWeek, #AgDay, #Borlaug100

Jordan Anderson 04/03/2014 @ 1:14pm Digital Content Editor for Successful Farming magazine and Agriculture.com

National Ag Week 2014 was the biggest and best yet! Just as social media is continuing to become an every day part of our lives, many took to social media venues including Twitter to share ag facts, gratitude to farmers, and how they celebrated #NationalAgWeek, #AgDay, and #Borlaug100. Here are some of our favorites:




Oregon Farm Bureau ‏@OreFarmBureau

ALL types of farms, ranches, sizes & agriculture production methods are needed and valued! #NationalAgWeek pic.twitter.com/QdFclkyTU1 (shown)




Osborn Barr ‏@osborn_barr 

There are about 2 million farms in the U.S. today. Help all the farmers celebrate National Agriculture Day by sending thanks! #agday


US Wheat Associates ‏@uswheatassoc 

A combine takes 9 seconds to harvest enough #wheat for 70 loaves of bread #AgDay


K-State Agriculture ‏@kstateag 

Agriculture affects us all! How can you be a part of one of the more than 23 million job industry? http://ow.ly/jdiaz  #agday #agcareers


Dept. of Agriculture ‏@USDA 

For 98% of Americans who don’t call a farm home, we’ve helped strengthen understanding of ag http://ow.ly/jdeFY  #AgDay #KYF2

Texas Dept. of Ag ‏@TexasDeptofAg  

Love your blue jeans and boots? Thank a farmer. Every day is #AgDay in Texas. pic.twitter.com/VYCNN3QTRh (shown)



Many took the opportunity to get involved in agriculture and advocate ag on a national level.


Gabby Gavitt ‏@GabbyGavitt 

Finally signed up for the collegiate cattlewomen club! #psu #AgDay


Marc Counterman ‏@marccounterman 

Happy #AgDay. I learned that GMOs are not always bad, and got free Berkey Creamery Ice Cream. 

Joshua Bledsoe ‏@jbbledsoe 

FFA, AFA, 4-H and NAMA members on Capitol Hill today to advocate for agriculture and celebrate #AgDay @nationalffa pic.twitter.com/MbPKIbf3qD (shown)

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mark guildenzoph 04/03/2014 @ 3:58pm Love it happy to be a farmer today!!!!

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