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Colorado Centennial Farms & Ranches Program Applications due May 1st

The Centennial Farms & Ranches Program honors farms and ranches that have been in the same family continuously for 100 years or more. The property must be a working farm or ranch and have a minimum of 160 acres, or if fewer than 160 acres can qualify if they gross at least $1,000 in annual sales.

To apply for Colorado Centennial Farms and Ranches designation, owners must submit an application providing information about the history of the property and its buildings/structures, indicating that the farm or ranch meets the program’s requirements. For the Historic Structures Award, photographs of the buildings/structures are required.

Application forms must be mailed to the Office of Archaeology & Historic Preservation, or emailed to the Centennial Farms and Ranches Coordinator by the deadline, which is May 31.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.historycolorado.org/centennial-farms-ranches.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.