MidAtlantic Farm Credit to Host Ag Progress Days Bus Trip

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A bus trip to Ag Progress Days in Pennsylvania on August 14, 2013 has been announced by local agriculture lender, MidAtlantic Farm Credit.

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Kenny Bounds, DelMarVa Regional Senior Vice President

Ag Progress Days is a great event that highlights the most innovative ideas in agriculture, and it's always a worthwhile trip, says Kenny Bounds, DelMarVa Regional Senior Vice President.

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, an agricultural lending cooperative, announces its annual bus trip to Ag Progress Days to be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

They will be providing one bus picking up from two different locations throughout their DelMarVa region. Locations and pick-up times include: Centre at Salisbury, Salisbury, MD at 5 a.m. and MidAtlantic Farm Credit office, Dover, DE at 6:15 a.m.

Anyone interested in agriculture is welcome to attend. The cost for the trip is $20 per person, and includes the bus fare, snacks on the bus and vouchers for lunch and dinner.

"Ag Progress Days is a great event that highlights the most innovative ideas in agriculture, and it's always a worthwhile trip. By arranging bus transportation, we are helping more people attend the show from the Delmarva peninsula," says Kenny Bounds, DelMarVa Regional Senior Vice President. "Plus, it's a great way to network with other forward-thinking agriculturalists during the trip."

Register at http://www.mafc.com/ag-progress-days-bus-trip.php or by contacting Farm Credit at 888.339.3334.

Ag Progress Days is Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition. The three day event runs from August 13 - 15, 2013 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center and is sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. In its 38th year, it is one of only three agricultural exhibitions in the country sponsored by a major University. With over 400 exhibitors from 34 states and 4 provinces of Canada, Ag Progress Days has something for everyone with its’ 80+ acres of crops and machinery demonstrations and 55 acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits.

About MidAtlantic Farm Credit
MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member‐borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co‐op has over 10,500 members and approximately $2.1 billion in loans outstanding. MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America. For more information, visit mafc.com.

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