Applications are now available online. A fee of $140 is required to cover processing costs, one certificate, a booklet and one two-sided, 2-foot by 2-foot metal sign (includes MU and Missouri Farm Bureau logos) for each approved farm. Application deadline is May 1.
Guidelines used for the selection and recognition of Missouri Century Farms:
• The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years or more as of 12/31/23. • The line of ownership from the original settler or buyer may be through children, grandchildren, siblings and nephews and nieces, including through marriage or adoption. • The present farm shall consist of no less than 40 acres of the original land and shall make a financial contribution to the overall farm income.
Downloadable, mail-in forms are available upon request via email or phone (573-882-7216). For more information and an application go to