Livingston County Announces the Availability of Farmland Purchase of Development Rights Applications

Livingston County Announces the Availability of Farmland Purchase of Development Rights Applications

iFebruary 16, 2017

Livingston County and the Genesee Valley Conservancy have announced that the Livingston County
Agricultural & Farmland Protection Board will be accepting pre-applications from landowners interested in
being considered for the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Round 15 Purchase of
Development Rights Program (PDR).

The… Read more...


Livingston County Soil & Water Conservation district Conservation Tree & Shrub Seedling Program

Livingston County Soil & Water Conservation district Conservation Tree & Shrub Seedling Program

iJanuary 23, 2017

Order form: http://www.livingstoncounty.us/DocumentCenter/View/5370

ORDERS DUE MARCH 14. PLANTS ARRIVE APRIL 7

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Moores and VanDeWeerts Protect Farmland in Leicester & Geneseo

Moores and VanDeWeerts Protect Farmland in Leicester & Geneseo

iDecember 30, 2016

Two recently completed farm projects in Livingston County add 696 acres to lands protected locally in partnership with the Genesee Valley Conservancy.  The Moore family in Leicester and the VanDeWeert family in Geneseo recently completed projects to ensure their family farms and the highly productive soils on their farms remain… Read more...


VanDeWeert Farm Protected in Geneseo

VanDeWeert Farm Protected in Geneseo

iNovember 24, 2016

A total of 222 acres of important farmland have been protected by the VanDeWeert family in Geneseo, NY this week.

(Pictured above: The VanDeWeert's farmstead on Lima Road at sunrise.)

The Family

In 1988, Garry and Eleanor VanDeWeert faced a challenging situation; the land they had rented for many years… Read more...


Moore Family Protects 474 Acres in Leicester

Moore Family Protects 474 Acres in Leicester

iNovember 21, 2016

A total of 474 acres of important farmland have been protected by the Moore family in Leicester, NY this week.

(Pictured above: The Moores harvesting soybeans on the farm this fall.)

The Family

The Moore family farm started in 1953 when Lester Moore purchased 330 acres of prime farmland and… Read more...


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