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William W. Haines Century Farm - Olney, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 05.164 W 091° 14.485
15S E 652098 N 4327799
Quick Description: Right in town...property extends north of town.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/8/2017 6:39:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMW445
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GPS Derek
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of farm: Lincoln County
Location of farm:
Acres of farm: 75
Original Ower: William W. Haines I, grandfather
year of acquisition: 1888
Date of Century status: May 2, 2008
Current owners: William W. Haines III
Additonal Owners: Bethsheba Jane Womack Haines

In the link below, download the PDF of Century Farm listing to find the detail I listed above.

"The Missouri Century Farm program's history dates back to 1976 as a result of the Missouri Committee for Agriculture that was co-chaired by James B. Boillot, Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture, and Elmer R. Kiehl, Dean of the College of Agriculture, University of Missouri. The committee's purpose was to organize the American Revolution Bicentennial celebration in Missouri. One activity that was initiated by the committee was the "Centennial Farm" project, which awarded certificates to persons owning farms that had been in the same family for 100 years or more. Interest in the program continued after 1976. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and University of Missouri Extension planned a 10-year update in 1986 called the "Century Farm" program. This program has been sustained as a yearly event with over 100 farms recognized each year. In 2008, the Missouri Farm Bureau became a program co-sponsor." ~ University of Missouri, Extension

Physical Marker: yes

Additional Years of Recognition: 125 years

Century Farm Website: [Web Link]

Retail Sales to the Public: Not Listed

Farm-fresh Products: Not listed

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