Farm and forest land eligible for tax breaks

If you have 10 acres or more of agricultural land or five acres of horticultural land and make a gross production amount of $1,000 for three proceeding years, you might be eligible for a property tax break. Landowners with 20 acres of forestland may also be eligible.

A workshop to explain the program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 5 in the meeting room at the USDA Service Center on Raccoon Road. There is a discounted property tax rate

828.452.2741, Ext. 3.

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