Today Is The Application Deadline For 2018 Century Farm Program 02 Apr 18

Today is the deadline for families who want to apply for the 2018 Century Farm Program. 

Produced by the Minnesota Stat Fair and Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farm Program was created to promote agriculture and honor historic family farms in the state. More than 10,000 farms have been honored since the program began in 1976. 

Farms must meet three criteria to be recognized including the farm must 100-years-old, in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years, and at least 50 acres currently involved in agricultural production.

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A commemorative certificate signed by Governor Mark Dayton and others will be awarded along with an outdoor sign signifying century farm status.