This year’s Ag Day contest winner is passionate about food value chains & Growing a Climate for Tomorrow

In celebration of National Ag Day, the Agriculture Council of America announced this year’s winners for their video and written essay contest. The winners were chosen based on the theme: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow: How American Agriculture Does It Every Day.

This year’s video essay winner is Olivia Lee of California. Lee created a video explaining the process of food value chains to help consumers better understand the Ag industry. She will receive $1,000 in prize money.

The national written essay winner, Timothy Hill of Florida. He will also receive prize money and get the chance to share his winning essay at today’s virtual Ag Day event.

The contest also named three merit winners who will receive $100 and will have their essays featured in the Ag Day Blog. They are Sophie Griswold, Libby Ramge, and Elsha Valluru.

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