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North Carolina parade to feature vintage John Deere tractors

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Local residents are encouraged to join the celebration and take part in the parade, as there is no fee to enter and anyone with a tractor or farm-related equipment is welcome to participate.
Local residents are encouraged to join the celebration and take part in the parade, as there is no fee to enter and anyone with a tractor or farm-related equipment is welcome to participate.

The Farm-City Week that takes place each year in Rockingham, North Carolina, is taking place as part of a celebration for the agricultural industry, farm equipment and the individuals who help control the sector, according to the Richmond County Daily Journal.

Along with a parade of antique John Deere tractors and other used farm equipment, there will be a variety of food, fare and displays that celebrate the agricultural heritage that is present in Rockingham and the surrounding area, the news source reported.

"We have 37 vendors signed up," Amy Yaklins, Farm Service Agency County, told the Journal. "They will have crafts, foods and games."

Local residents are encouraged to join the celebration and take part in the parade, as there is no fee to enter and anyone with a tractor or farm-related equipment is welcome to participate, according to the news source.

Farm-City Week is a national celebration that takes place from November 18 to November 24 each year, as the events that take place around the country commend the agricultural industry, according to FarmCity.org.

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