The Alamance County Voluntary Agricultural District Board (VAD) will be accepting applications for the Purchase of Development Rights, Alamance County Farmland Preservation Program from Sept.1st – Sept. 30, 2022. The applications can be picked up or emailed from the Alamance Soil and Water Office starting September 1st, 2022.
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, 2022, @ 5:00 PM.
The NC Dept. of Agriculture and Community Services Farmland Preservation Trust Fund anticipates having funding statewide to fund applications in the 2022-2023 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 questions about the program or 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