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Video contest asks you to keep it rural
Farm Credit video contest celebrates life in the country
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STATESBORO — AgSouth Farm Credit is calling for entries to the first “Keepin’ It Rural” video contest.

Entrants can submit funny, inspiring, unusual or amazing farm- or rural-themed videos for cash prizes. Full details and rules will be disclosed when the contest Web site,, goes live on May 1.

Videos may be submitted through Oct. 31.

Video submissions may be posted on an ongoing basis on the contest site or the Keepin’ It Rural channel on YouTube.
“This is about sharing and enjoying what’s fun about a life out in the country,” said Christy Smith, a marketing specialist with AgSouth. “We expect to get videos ranging from sweet to funny to downright hilarious.”

The contest is sponsored by Farm Credit and open to residents of the 15 states included in the AgFirst Farm Credit District. They are: Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio.

About AgSouth Farm Credit
AgSouth Farm Credit ( is part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of agricultural and rural lending institutions cooperatively owned by their borrowers.

Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm through its commitment to competitive lending, expert financial services and a feeling of partnership with its customers.

AgSouth Farm Credit provides funding and financial services to more than 6,800 members in 59 Georgia and 34 South Carolina counties.