The Alamance County Voluntary Agricultural District Board (VAD) will be accepting applications for the Purchase of Development Rights, Alamance County Farmland Preservation Program Sept.1st – Sept. 30, 2021.  The applications can be picked up or emailed from the Alamance Soil and Water Office starting September 1st, 2021.

 Applications must be returned to the Alamance SWCD Office at 209 N Graham Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC 27217, beginning Sept. 1st  with a deadline of Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 @ 5:00PM.

The NC Dept. of Agriculture and Community Services Farmland Preservation Trust Fund anticipates having funding statewide to fund applications in the 2021-2022 cycle.  The Alamance County VAD Board will select the top applicants from the applications received based on the VAD 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

336-290-0380, brad.moore@alamance-nc.com

www.alamance-nc.com

Farmland Preservation

Purchase of Development Rights

Applications Will Be Accepted

Sept. 1st thru Sept. 30th    Entry deadline is Sept. 30, 2021

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