Mariachi Orlando De Leon plays the violin during the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival for the University of Texas - Pan American tent, sharing the Mexican Pan American musical traditions, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 One of the three themes this year is âCampus and Community.â It celebrates the 150 years of the USDA and the Land-Grant University System. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Land-Grant system extend education across the country, contributing to American agriculture success and rural prosperity. âCampus and Communityâ has demonstrations, discussions, hands-on activities, and entertainment to that showcase the many ways that this partnership works to improve American agriculture and rural life. USDA photo by Lance Cheung.
April 30, 2014
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