July 17, 2014
The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) will accept applications for the 2014 Alabama Century and Heritage Farm program through Aug. 29.
The Century Farm designation is awarded to farms that have been in the same family continuously for at least 100 years and are currently used for farming activities. Farms must be at least 40 acres.
A Heritage Farm must have been used as a family farm for at least 100 years and possess historical significance including at least one structure standing for 40 years or more. Farms must be at least 40 acres, and the owner must live in Alabama.
Applications are available online at agi.alabama.gov.