WHEREAS, agriculture continues to be a vital component of Nevada's economic growth, and has played an important role in Nevada's history, culture, and development as a state; and
WHEREAS, agriculture and farming operations directly support thousands of jobs across the state and contribute significantly to the economies of rural counties and to the state as a whole; and
WHEREAS, Future Farmers of America (FFA) is an organization dedicated to promoting leadership skills, personal growth and development, and career success for young people through agricultural education; and
WHEREAS, FFA's agricultural education programs provide Nevada students with opportunities to develop career skills and explore the vast potentials of the agriculture industry; and
WHEREAS, FFA promotes citizenship, volunteerism, personal responsibility, and teamwork, helping to cultivate the next generation of innovators and successful professionals within the agriculture and farming industries;
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 10th day of February, 2016.