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100 YEARS: Century Farm and Ranch recognition is available for farms and ranches that have been in the same family for 100 years or more.

Century Farm application deadline ends Aug. 9

Century Farm families will be recognized Aug. 29 at the South Dakota State Fair.

South Dakota families having ownership of their farm or ranch for 100, 125 or 150 years

have the opportunity to be honored on Aug. 29 during the 2019 South Dakota

State Fair in Huron. Applications are due by Aug. 9.

To qualify as a South Dakota Century Farm or Ranch, a family must have retained

continuous ownership of at least 80 acres of original farmland for 100 years or more. If the

family ownership of land has reached 125 or 150 years, you may apply to be recognized

as a Quasquicentennial or a Sesquicentennial Farm or Ranch, respectively.

Documentation of the original date of purchase must be included with the application.

Application forms are available online at You can also contact SDFB at 605-353-8052.

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