• Farm Journal Media
  • Farmers Feeding the World
  • Walmart
  • John Deere
  • Meredith
  • The Progressive Farmer
  • Farm Progress
  • AgHub
  • CHS
  • U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc.
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • National Pork Producers Council
Get ready for ag day 2007

About Us

Purpose

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) is an organization uniquely composed of leaders in the agriculture, food and fiber communities dedicated to increasing the public awareness of agriculture's vital role in our society. The Agriculture Council of America and the National Ag Day program was started in 1973.

Core Values

ACA believes that every American should:

  • Understand how food and fiber products are produced.
  • Appreciate the role agriculture plays in providing safe, abundant and affordable products.
  • Value the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a strong economy.
  • Acknowledge and consider career opportunities in the agriculture, food and fiber industry.

Key Initiatives

The primary focus of ACA is to conduct the National Agriculture Day Program which occurs in March of every year.

Strategic Priorities

ACA will:

  • Support and encourage programs and activities in observance of National Agriculture Day by organizations, companies and individuals.
  • Provide planning information and materials in support of National Agriculture Day programs and activities.
  • Inform trade and general media about National Agriculture Day and provide information to increase awareness.
  • Involve the agricultural public relations community in support of National Agriculture Day.

Administration

ACA is a not-for-profit (501-c-6) organization and maintains the ACA Education Foundation which is an educational foundation (501-c-3) organization. These organizations are supported through a management contract with the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA).

Funding

To accomplish its purpose, the ACA receives funding from companies, associations, foundations and individuals. Contributions to the ACA are not tax deductible under the policies of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Contributions to the ACA Education Foundation may be tax-deductible. Contributors are encouraged to consult a tax advisor.

View the ACA Board of Directors.