National Farmer’s Day is celebrated in the United States on October 12. The day was chosen because it is a traditional harvest time of many crops in the U.S. Its main purpose is to thank the hard-working farmers and ranchers that dedicate themselves to this lifestyle that supports a nation and its economy. Farmers and ranchers supply and feed an entire nation through hard-work, dedication, persistence and passion. They plow, sow, raise, feed and harvest every day of the year in order to produce the best quality of products. It is because of them that a nation survives and strives and this day serves to honor them.
How Farmer's Day Unites People
Farmers unite us by maintaining and feeding the nation. Their work, products, and skills lead to fresh products and healthy choices. Farmers move the economy significantly, even though their numbers are lower than is needed. Farmers and ranchers lead exemplary lives of dedication that can inspire others into this hardworking and fulfilling lifestyle. It is because of them that we survive and owe huge gratitude. Through them, others can learn about agriculture, farming, biology, zoology, and ecology. Teaching others about these topics can significantly impact many by understanding how food and plant production work, by sharing interesting ways to produce a variety of products. It may even perhaps raise a whole new young generation of farmers and ranchers.
International Farmer’s Day is being launched on November 14th, 2019. It will start focusing on France and the United Kingdom. AGRITECHNICA will be a new platform that permits farmers, companies and organizations from different agricultural regions around the world to exchange knowledge and experience with other farmers alike.
There has been a decline of farmers throughout the last few years, especially women. From the 2.1 million principal operators in the United States, 288, 264 were women and numbers keep decreasing.
Farmers are typically older in age.
There’s an Old Farmer’s Day festival in Loranger, Louisiana. It re-enacts the way of life of farmer’s long ago.
The most common farm animals are: pigs, cows, chickens, goats, horses, geese and turkeys.
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