USDA Launches Youth Website for National Ag Day
In celebration of National Ag Day, USDA has launched a website to connect young people and youth-serving organizations with resources offered by the Department.The USDA Youth and Agriculture website features three key components of agriculture-focused youth engagement: classroom studies, experiential learning, and leadership training. At the website, educators can find ways to include agriculture in the classroom and beyond. Young people can learn about USDA summer outreach programs, youth loans for business projects, and outdoor volunteering. Community leaders can get tips on starting leadership development clubs and education programs.