Sec. 17 . (a) An owner of a farm may have the name of the owner's farm and a description of the land to which the name applies recorded in a register kept for that purpose by the recorder of the county in which the farm is located. The recorder, under the seal of the recorder's office, shall present to the owner a proper certificate setting forth the name and description of the farm.
(b) If a name is recorded as the name of a farm, the name may not be recorded as the name of another farm in the same county.
(c) If the name of a farm is recorded under this section and the owner conveys all of the farm, the recorded name of the farm also is conveyed. If the owner conveys only a part of the farm, the recorded name of the farm is conveyed only if so stated in the deed of conveyance.
(d) An owner of a farm may cancel the recorded name of the farm by making the following statement on the margin of the record of the name: “This name is cancelled and I hereby release all rights thereunder.” This statement must be signed by the owner and attested by the recorder.
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