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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;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  February 20-27, 2016 to be

 Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Jeffery Landerfelt