MidAtlantic Farm Credit to Host Annual Ag Progress Days Bus Trip

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Local agricultural lender, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, announces their annual bus trip to Pennsylvania’s Ag Progress Days on August 19.

Ag Progress Days is such a unique event and provides the public with a little insight as to what is going on with the agriculture industry today.

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, an agricultural lending cooperative, announces their annual bus trip to the Ag Progress Days, held in Furnace, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, August 19.

Farm Credit will be providing one bus and will be picking up from two different locations in the lender’s DelMarVa region. Locations and pick-up times include: Centre at Salisbury in Salisbury, Maryland at 5 a.m. and the Farm Credit office in Dover, Delaware at 6 a.m.

"Ag Progress Days is such a unique event and provides the public with a little insight as to what is going on with the agriculture industry today," says Kenny Bounds, Farm Credit’s DelMarVa Regional Senior Vice President. "The trip is one our customers always look forward to, and it provides a great networking opportunity for those who attend."

The trip is open to all who have an interest in agriculture. The cost for the trip is $20 per person and includes the bus fare, snacks on the bus and vouchers for lunch or dinner. You can register online by visiting mafc.com/event-registration.php or by contacting Farm Credit at 888.339.3334. Tickets are first-come, first served and are limited to 50 seats.

Ag Progress Days run from August 18-20 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center and is sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. This event features the latest in agricultural technology and research, educational programs, and guided tours. With over 400 exhibitors from 34 states and four 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. For more information, please visit http://agsci.psu.edu/apd.

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 nearly 10,500 members and approximately $2.3 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.

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