Farm Bill Helps Heirs Property Farmland Owners
This article is not a substitute for legal advice. See here for the site’s reposting policy. For U.S. farmers, having clear title to land has been the key that opens the door to federal programs, including loans, conservation programs, crop insurance and disaster assistance. That’s because, in order to apply for federal programs, USDA requires farms to have a “farm number.” And, in order to get a “farm number,” the USDA has historically required proof of clear title to land.