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Farm Show Shoppers Look For Bargains Despite "Fair" Growing Conditions

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Farmers come shopping at the 41st annual "Four State Farm Show" despite mixed reviews about how our rainy weather is impacting crops.

This year the show was sold out with seven hundred exhibitors show casing new models of farm machinery and equipment.

Many farmers say lots of rain isn't always great for crops.  Some say the harvest so far has been just fair,

leaving little money to make big purchases on new equipment. But others prepared for a chance to buy where the shopping is made easy, even if the crop outlook is a sure thing.

Severy resident Beth Stewart says "I think it's kinda been a hard year because of the fact that everybody is late getting their crops in, and then some of the prices have gone down. The markets fluctuate from minute to minute, you never know. But Ii think most people around here kind of count on the farm show and what they have to offer. And they kind of save up for it so that they can come here and get the better buys on what they need."

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