Heritage & Century Farms Recognized At Iowa State Fair

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President Craig Hill and Vice-President Joe Heinrich will honor 485 Iowa farm families with Century or Heritage Farm designations at the Iowa State Fair. The program celebrates farms that have been owned by the same families for 100 and 150 years, respectively.

The Century Farm program began in 1976 as part of the Nation’s Bicentennial Celebration. This year, 332 Century Farms and 153 Heritage Farms will be recognized.

To date, more than 20,060 Century Farms and 1,360 Heritage Farms have been recognized across the state of Iowa. Find more information here

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

Time: Begins at 8 a.m. and runs throughout the day

Location: Iowa State Fair Livestock Pavilion


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