Sponsoring Institution: National Ag Day
Type: Essay contest
Eligibility: Students that are residents of the U.S. from grade 9-12.
Application Deadline: January 31st, 2021
Highlight: Are you passionate about food production? Do you want to educate people on the importance of agriculture? Then the ‘Ag-day essay contest’ is perfect for you! As George Washington said, “Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble employment of man” with agriculture providing over 80% of the food we eat today. The National Ag-day essay contest allows you to research and appreciate the importance of agriculture and agricultural technology in the US. In entering for this essay contest you could win $1000 as well as a trip to Washington DC to be recognized on March 23rd 2021 and also a feature on the AG Day Blog and website. Take the chance to display your passion for healthy food production in the Ag Day essay contest!