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How Long Has Your Farm Been in Your Family?

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Last year 365 Century Farms and 67 Heritage Farms were recognized in the state of Iowa and the deadline to apply this year is approaching. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced the deadline for eligibile farm owners to apply for the 2014 Century and Heritage Farm Program is June 1st. The program recognizes families that have owned their farm for 100 years in the case of Century Farms and 150 years for Heritage Farms.

Applications are available online at IowaAgriculture.gov. Click here for Century Farms and here for Heritage Farms.

There are 15 Heritage Farms and 201 Century Farms in Washington County.