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NYS Farmland Protection Program Pre-Application

NYS Farmland Protection Program Pre-Application

Deadline for completed pre-applications: 

Delivered to CCE Seneca or postmarked by Friday, February 14, 2020.

Do you have farmland in Seneca County you want to remain forever in agriculture?

In anticipation of the 2020 round of the New York State Farmland Protection Program, the Seneca County Agriculture Enhancement Board (AEB) is now accepting pre-applications. The pre-application is the first step for landowners who want to apply to have New York State purchase development rights for their farms. Pre-application forms can be downloaded HERE or you can call the office (315-539-9251) to have one sent to you.

Pre-applications will be ranked by the AEB and passed along to local land trusts, including New York Agricultural Land Trust and Finger Lakes Land Trust, which will determine which applications, if any, they will submit to New York State. Please note in some cases, the land trusts may charge landowners a fee to complete and submit their applications.


Judy Wright
Sr. Agriculture Economic Specialist
315-539-9251 ext. 109

Last updated February 10, 2020