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Agriculture is More Than A Job

Ag Facts & Infographics

Fun Fact: The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union.

By 1894, 23 more states had adopted the holiday, and on June 28, 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a law making the first Monday in September of each year a national holiday.  It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the development, growth, endurance, strength, security, prosperity, productivity, laws, sustainability, persistence, structure, and well-being of the country...all of which ag does in abundance!  We have highlighted just a few of the ways that agriculture impacts our country and benefits all of us...

 

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