Century, heritage farm apps due
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The deadline to apply for the 2013 Century and Heritage Farm Program in Iowa is June 1. The program recognizes families that have owned their farm for 100 years in the case of Century Farms and 150 years for Heritage Farms.
Farm families with a century or heritage farm must submit an application no later than June 1 to qualify this year.
Applications are available on the Department's website at www.IowaAgriculture.gov by clicking on the Century Farm or Heritage Farm link under "Hot Topics."
Applications may also be requested from Becky Lorenz, Coordinator of the Century and Heritage Farm Program via phone at (515) 281-3645, email at Becky.Lorenz@IowaAgriculture.gov or by writing to Century or Heritage Farms Program, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Henry A. Wallace Building, 502 E. Ninth St., Des Moines, IA 50319.