Thank you for your interest in the Centennial Farm program, sponsored by the Defiance County Farm Bureau. Attached is the application, which you must complete. You need to take the application to the Defiance County Courthouse and have a deed search done and list the progression of ownership on the application. Please include the relationship of the person or persons to you in this progression of ownership. Have the information notarized and return the application to the Defiance County Farm Bureau at 362 Main St, P.O. Box 53099, Pettisville, OH 43553-0032. Application came be submitted year-round but presentation of award will take place at the Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.
We are asking for a $95 fee to defray the cost of the plaque and certificate that will be presented to you. If all paperwork has been returned in time (August 2014), the presentation will take place at the 2014 Defiance County Annual Meeting tentatively planned for September, 2014.
Also attached is an application for the OHIO Century Farms, which involves recognization from the state governement. ur application is just for County/Farm Bureau recognization.
If you have any additional questions please call our office at 419-445-0723 or toll free, 800-783-2873.
Please find the attached application.