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The Clare Place - near Silex, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 04.094 W 091° 04.270
15S E 666866 N 4326118
Quick Description: The Mudd's, are a family that once held most of this land in the township...they have many farms in Lincoln County.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2017 5:32:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMWBPZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Skyecat
Views: 1

Long Description:

County of farm: Lincoln County
Location of farm: MO-H & Mackville Rd., Lincoln County
Acres of farm: 169
Original Owner: Daniel Clare, great-great-grandfather
year of acquisition: 1834
Date of Century status: 1 January 1995
Current owners: Laura C. Mudd & Gary O. Mudd

The Century Farm Sign is at the head of the driveway [N 39° 04.460   W 091° 04.131] "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

Century Farm Website: [Web Link]

Additional Years of Recognition: Not listed

Retail Sales to the Public: Not Listed

Farm-fresh Products: Not listed

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