Sesquicentennial farm apps due March 2


ST. PAUL — Minnesota Farm Bureau’s Sesquicentennial Farm program will honor Minnesota families who have owned their farms for at least 150 years.

Sesquicentennial farms must meet the following qualifications:

  • The farm must be at least 150 years old in 2020, according to the abstract of title, land patent, original deed, county land records, court file in registration proceedings or other authentic land records. Please do not send originals or copies of records.

  • Your family must have owned the farm for 150 years or more. “Family” is defined as parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, first cousins and direct in-laws (father, mother, brother, sister, daughter, son-in-law).

  • Continuous residence on the farm is not required, but ownership must be continuous.

  • The farm should consist of 50 or more acres and be involved in ag production.

A commemorative certificate and sign signifying Sesquicentennial Farm recognition will be awarded to each farm.
For an application, write to Sesquicentennial Farms, Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, P.O. Box 64370, St. Paul 55164; email; or call (651) 768-2100. Applications are also available at Deadline to apply is March 2.

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