Agricultural Preservation Fund Board
The Agricultural Preservation Fund Board is charged with managing the distribution of grants to preserve farmland and help conserve Michigan's agricultural heritage. The Board consists of seven members including the director of the Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (or his/her designee) and the director of the Department of Natural Resources (or his/her designee). The five board members appointed by the Governor include two individuals representing agricultural interests and three individuals representing the general public. Act 451 of 1994, Part 362; abolished in Executive Order 2009-45 and re-created in Executive Order 2009-54.
MDARD, Local PDR Grants Coordinator
- Agriculture Preservation Fund
Date Time Meeting Location February 13, 2020 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Farm Bureau Corporate Office
7373 W. Saginaw Highway
Lansing, MI 48917
Board Room 2nd Floor
- Map of Local Qualified PDR Programs
- Michigan Agricultural Preservation Fund Board Application Process and Scoring System
The Michigan Agricultural Preservation Fund is a fund established for the purpose of providing grants to local qualifying entities to assist in the purchase of development rights of farmland.
- Michigan Agricultural Preservation Fund Board Request for Qualification Form
The Agricultural Preservation Fund Board has adopted an application process, scoring system,and standards and guidelines for funding local PDR programs.
- Part 362 of Public Act 451 of 1994