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2018 Alamance County Farmland Preservation Program Application Sign up

The Alamance County Voluntary Agricultural District Board (AVAD) will be accepting applications for the Alamance County Farmland Preservation Program from Sept. 3rd – Sept. 28th, 2018 at the Alamance SWCD Office at 209 N Graham Hopedale Rd. in Burlington. Applications can be picked up at the Cooperative Extension and Soil and Water Office starting September 3rd, 2018.

The NC Dept. of Agriculture and Community Services Farmland Preservation Trust Fund anticipates having $3.3 million statewide to fund applications in the 2018-2019 funding cycle. This program allows each county to submit two applications. The Alamance County VAD Board will select top applicants from the applications received. North Carolina leads the Southeast in lost farmland and Family farms. This funding is made available to encourage Farmland Preservation and protection.

If you have any questions about the program please feel free the Alamance County Soil and Water Conservation District Office.

Brad Moore, Soil and Water Conservation District: 336-290-0380, e-mail brad.moore@alamance-nc.com

Farmland Preservation

Purchase of Development Rights

Applications Now Being Accepted

Due by 5pm, September 28th, 2018