Discovery Park of America to Celebrate National Ag Day on March 22, 2022 with Free Admission for Ag Student Groups

Union City, Tenn.—Discovery Park of America will celebrate National Ag Day at the museum and heritage park on Tues., March 22, 2022.

National Ag Day is held by The Agriculture Council of America (ACA), 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 begun in 1973.

Discovery Park recently opened a permanent exhibit, “AgriCulture: Innovating for Our Survival” in the museum’s Simmons Bank Ag Center.

On March 22, Ag-related businesses and organizations will have booths with information and hands-on activities focused on innovation in how food, fuel and fiber products are produced, the role agriculture plays in providing safe, abundant and affordable products around the world and the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a strong economy. There will also be special emphasis placed on career opportunities in the agriculture, food and fiber industry.

Other content that day will include a groundbreaking for the park’s new greenhouses and Farm Credit Mid-America Education Pavilion at 11 a.m. and activities in the Simmons Bank Ag Center and on the Nutrien Ag Solutions Mainstage. Also unveiled will be a new guided pollinator tour.

Ag educators who would like to bring a group of students and companies and organizations who would like to participate should apply at

For more information about National Ag Day at Discovery Park, contact Zach Rea at

Photo Caption: Farm Credit Mid-America shared more about the business of agriculture with a group from the Paris chapter of Future Farmers of America.

Photo caption: Carol Reed, executive director with the Tennessee Corn Promotion Council discusses innovation in agriculture with a group of students at a previous Ag Day at Discovery Park.

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