Century Farm applications due June 1

Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Program Seeks Oregon Families Who Worked Land for at Least 100 Years

Full press release is attached. Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Program Application Deadline 2011

Here are some details:

Family farmers and ranchers throughout Oregon are encouraged to apply for the Century Award and/or the Sesquicentennial Award by the June 1, 2011 deadline. Successful applicants receive a personalized certificate with acknowledgment by the Governor and the director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture. A durable metal road side sign to identify the family’s farm or ranch as having historic Century or Sesquicentennial status is also available.  Each family will be honored during a special ceremony and reception at the Oregon State Fair September 3, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.