The Alamance County Voluntary Agricultural District Board (AVAD) will be accepting applications for the Purchase of Development Rights, Alamance County Farmland Preservation Program Sept. 3rd – Sept. 30, 2019. The applications can be picked up or emailed from the Alamance Soil and Water Office starting September 3rd, 2019.

Applications must be returned to the Alamance SWCD Office at 209 N Graham Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC 27217, beginning Sept. 3rd with a deadline of Sept. 30, 2019 @ 5:00PM.

The NC Dept. of Agriculture and Community Services Farmland Preservation Trust Fund anticipates having funding statewide to fund applications in the 2019-2020 cycle. The Alamance County VAD Board will select the top applicants from the applications received based on the ranking system. 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 or to request an application, please contact the Alamance County Soil and Water Conservation District Office @ 336-290-0380.

Brad Moore, Alamance Soil and Water Conservation District Administrator

Farmland Preservation
Purchase of Development Rights
Applications Now Being Accepted
Sept. 3rd thru Sept. 30th
Entry deadline is Sept. 30, 2019

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