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“Each year in March, the nation comes together to increase public awareness of agriculture’s role in society and to celebrate the dedication of America’s farmers and farm families. The National Ag Day program was initiated by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) in 1973. This year, we will observe this occasion on March 22. Naturally, you’ll find us doing a little bit extra celebrating of the people and plants that bring us real sugar.”

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