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image by Ivan Sache, 31 October 2021
The municipality of Agronômica (5,448 inhabitants in 2019, 12,977 ha) is
located 275 km west of Florianópolis.
Agronômica was established, as Pastagem (Pasture), in 1909 by German and Italian colonists. Pastagem was elevated to a district of Rio do Sul in 1961.
The municipality of Agronômica was established on 8 April 1964 and inaugurated on 6 June 1964.
Agronômica is the "World Champion of Irrigated Rice".
Ivan Sache 31 October 2021
The coat of arms of Agronômica is prescribed by Municipal Law No. 81
promulgated on 7 July 1971.
The coat of arms shall have the following features.
1 - A shield surmounted by a mural crown proper to municipalities.
2 - Between the mural crown and the shield, a five-pointed star symbolizing the intelligence and positive energy of the municipality's inhabitants.
3 - The shield shall be divided into two quarters:
a) In the upper part of the shield's upper quarter is placed a cross representing faith and daily sacrifice of the citizens to contribute to the municipality's progress.
b) In the cross' background, a radiating sun symbolizing glee and collective effort for the municipality's increase.
c) Beneath the cross, a field plowed by a farmer with primitive means - plow and horse - to plant crop resources, namely tobacco, cassava and rice.
d) Beneath, tobacco, cassava and rice, the main sources of agricultural income for the municipality.
4 - In the lower quarter, a factory representing the municipality's progressive industrialization.
5 - Beneath the shield, a scroll inscribed with the municipality's name "AGRONÔMICA" and date of creation, "08/04/1964".
Leis Municipais database