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National Ag Day is a time that is very important to farmers. It is a day where they can get more information and learn about ways to make their farms more profitable.

Scott Montgomery, Regional Manager of Farm Credit Services says FCS' main concern is to help out the farmers.

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Ag Day is also an important day for the youth to get involved and learn more about the possibilities of agriculture.

Marla Eversole, Member Services Representative, of Shelby Electric Cooperative says that there are many scholarships still available for high school seniors.

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One important thing for farmers to do is to make sure that their crops are insured. Mike Cruit of Farm Credit Services says the deadline for crop insurance is coming up.

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Oil is important to everyone in agriculture. Larry Danberger of Shelby Energy a subsidiary of Shelby Electric Cooperative says some deals are available.

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Steve Witges, site manager of Farm Credit Services says there are some new programs available to farmers in 2012.

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Ag Day occurs every year during National Ag Week.

 
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