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July 11, 2007   Email to Friend 

CENTURY, HERITAGE FARM APPLICATIONS DUE AUG. 24
Darryal Ray
(334) 613-4187
July 11, 2007

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Department of Agriculture and Industries will accept applications for the 2007 Century and Heritage Farm program until Aug. 24. This program is designed to recognize and honor those farms that have been in operation as a family farm over a long period of time and have played a significant role in Alabama history.

A Century Farm is one that has been in the same family continuously for at least 100 years and currently has some agricultural activities on the farm. The farm must include at least forty acres of land and be owned by the applicant or nominee.

A Heritage Farm is one that has been operated continuously as a family farm for at least 100 years. The farm must possess interesting and important historical and agricultural aspects, including one or more structures at least 40 years old. The farm must be at least 40 acres of land owned and operated by the applicant, who must reside in Alabama.

All applicants must complete an Ownership Registration Form supplied by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries. If you feel your farm meets the above qualifications and wish to enter, you can download the application form below.

For more information, contact Amy Belcher at (334) 240-7126 or by e-mail amy.belcher@agi.alabama.gov.

Click Here To Download Application


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