Honoring America’s Ag Teachers On National Teach Ag Day

Agriculture Education teachers are being celebrated.  Today marks the 9th annual National Teach Ag Day. Educators and Advocates engage in a variety of activities to celebrate and promote the career of ag education.

Jim Russ is the New Hampton FFA Advisor.


Russ took some of his students interested in ag education to a conference in Jackson this morning to help provide some new perspective.  Russ says these trips can mean more than what is taught in the classroom.


Asked about what people don’t understand about ag educators, Russ said:


In honor of National Teach Ag Day, you can listen to Russ’s full interview and one with Charles City FFA Advisor Jim Lundberg  later today on the site. 



Kellan Heavican

News & Sports Director

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