RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — American Agri-Women (AAW) launched AgDay365 at its annual convention held this month in Raleigh, N.C. AgDay365 is a year-long education and advocacy campaign to show that everyone is part of agriculture, every day, and to raise awareness about who produces our nation’s abundant food, fiber and energy supply. The organization also elected its national officers and recognized outstanding advocates for agriculture.
AAW is the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women representing more than 50 state, commodity and agribusiness affiliates. The 41st annual convention’s theme was “A Force for Truth” and was held with the support of North Carolina Agri-Women.
The American Agri-Women national officers for 2016-2017 include Jane Marshall of Eaton, who was chosen Vice President of Communications.