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108 STAT. 104 PUBLIC LAW 103-223—MAR. 24, 1994 Whereas our youth—^the future of our Nation—^have become involved through various organizations in increasing their understanding and our understanding of the importance of agriculture in todays society; Whereas it is important that all Americans should understand the role that agriculture plays in their lives and well-being, whether they live in urban or rural areas; and Whereas since 1973, the first day of spring has been celebrated as National Agriculture Day by farmers and ranchers, commodity and farm organizations, cooperatives and agribusiness organizations, nonprofit and community organizations, other persons involved in the agricultural system, and Federal, State, and local governments: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That March 20, 1994, is proclaimed "National Agriculture Day", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calUng upon the people of the United States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities during the week of March 14 through March 20. Approved March 24, 1994. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 163: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 140 (1994): Mar. 10, considered and passed Senate. Mar. 11, considered and passed House.