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June 1st deadline to apply for Century and Heritage Farm Program

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KTIV)--Iowa farmers are being reminded that June 1st is the deadline to apply for the 2011 Century and Heritage Farm Program.

The program recognizes farms that have been in a family for 100 years as Century Farms.

Heritage Farms have been in the same family for 150 years.

These farms are recognized each year at the Iowa State Fair.

Farm families interested in participating must have their applications postmarked by June 1st.

Applications are available on the Department's website.

Iowa has almost 17,000 Century Farms and more than 450 Century Farms.

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