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Photo by Vicki Burbach - Minatare; a feature photo in our 2016 Scenes of Nebraska Calendar

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 - 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.

To order:

Download Order Form or Place Order Online


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

Why advertise?
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.

Nebraska Banks & Agriculture: A Powerful Partnership Newspaper Ad
Vertical Ad (4 1/4" x 6 3/4")  |  Horizontal Ad (5 3/4" x 2 1/2")


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.

Click here for the list of marketing ideas (PDF)

Additional Resources

 

For More Information:


Joni Sundquist
Senior Vice President

Sheila Scheinost
Communications Assistant

Quinn Hullett
Communications Intern

 

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