Ag. Department Seeking 100-Year-Old Family Farms


Last updated 6/21/2021 at 4:02pm

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Century Farm Program is looking for farms that have been in continuous family ownership for 100 years or more to join the nearly 2,000 farms in the program. The program exists to honor farms for their longstanding contributions to North Carolina’s rich agricultural heritage.

Every four years, the N.C. State Fair hosts a reunion to recognize Century Farm families. Because the State Fair was canceled in 2020, the reunion has been moved to this year and will be held Oct. 18, said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. and will celebrate the...

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