Marketing & Promotion
Ag Week Program
National Ag Week 2017: March 19-25
Let the NBA's Ag Week program help you with your bank's Ag Week celebration!
These materials are available to order:
Ag Week Placemats - View
The free* placemats include ag facts and a fun ag quiz for kids of all ages. These are great to distribute in your bank, at community events, schools, restaurants, senior citizen centers, and community gathering places.
*black and white placemats are free; full-color placemats cost 10 cents each. See the black and white version by clicking here.
Ag Fact Cards (2017 to come) - View
Ag Fact Cards can be placed in bank statements, distributed at teller stations, used as classroom handouts, and may be reprinted in bank newsletters or by your local newspaper. Put a card at every place setting at community or farmer appreciation events.
Why celebrate National Ag Week and National Ag Day (March 21, 2017)?
National Ag Week and Ag Day are dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies, and countless others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture. For more information about National Ag Day, visit www.agday.org!
National Ag Week Newspaper Advertisements
Advertising in your local newspaper during National Ag Week is a good reminder to your community of what all community banks do for agriculture. In fact, Nebraska banks loan more than $12.5 billion annually toward agriculture and the purchase of farm real estate. Spread the word!
Please take advantage of the free, downloadable ad below. Once downloaded, paste your logo where indicated and send it to your local newspaper to promote the banking industry's positive impact on Nebraska agriculture.
National Ag Week/Ag Day Marketing Ideas
What is the importance of public relations?
Public relations is creating a positive relationship between your bank and the public. By implementing one or some of the ideas in our Ag Week/Ag Day Marketing Ideas PDF, you're helping plant a positive image of your bank in your community's mind. This PDF includes ideas on what to do with the available Ag Week placemats, Ag Fact Cards, and newspaper advertisements.
- National Ag Day Website
- Nebraska Agriculture Facts & Statistics | Farm Flavor
- Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (A-FAN)
- American Bankers Association (ABA) Agricultural Banking
- American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture's My American Farm Project
For More Information:
Senior Vice President
Nebraska Bankers Association / 233 South 13th Street, Suite 700 / PO Box 80008 / Lincoln, NE 68501-0008