New Farmland Preservation Funding Application Outreach Sessions Planned

By: Follow South Jersey Staff

SOUTH JERSEY — The State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has recently announced available funding to process applications for the Farmland Preservation Program.

Farm owners interested in learning about the application, selection, and preservation process are encouraged by the committee to attend one of the meetings listed below. The SADC say it is particularly interested in farms that exceed the acreage thresholds listed at the right for its State Acquisition Program.

Interested landowners may also contact the SADC directly at or 609-913-6582.

Cumberland County Regional Meeting

Wednesday, November 16, 7:00 p.m.

Cumberland County Admin Building

164 W. Broad St, Bridgeton NJ

Salem County Regional Meeting

Thursday, November 3, 7:00 p.m.

Salem County Agricultural Complex

51 Cheney Road, Woodstown, NJ

For more information about the New Jersey Farmland Preservation Program, go the SADC website.

“We encourage you to jump at this opportunity to learn more about how you can help preserve your farmland for future generations,” the SADC stated in a press release.

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