Minnesota Farm Bureau Recognizes Sesquicentennial Farms

The Minnesota Farm Bureau is pleased to recognize 33 recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2017. A commemorative certificate signed by Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson and Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Paap will be awarded to qualifying families, along with an outdoor sign signifying Sesquicentennial Farm recognition. Information on all Sesquicentennial Farm families will be available online at www.fbmn.org.

Carver County
Karen and Brad Bentz, Hamburg, 1864
Orland and Shirley Feltmann, Norwood Young American, 1866
Dean R. Loehrs, Norwood Young America, 1866
Carl and Lillie Tesch, Mayer, 1867

Dakota County
Dudley Family Farm, Northfield, 1861
Maria N. Therres, Vermillion, 1867

Dodge County
Gene Hallaway and Janet Hallaway, Claremont, 1865

Douglas County
Ray, Howard, Dwayne and Anita Hanson, Brandon, 1867

Faribault County
Doyle Homestead, Easton, 1867

Fillmore County
Sunnyslope Angus, LLC, Lanesboro, 1863
Emily and Shannon Onsager, Preston, 1864
Lyle and Ann Meldahl, Lanesboro, 1866

Goodhue County
Craig and Kristine Holst, Red Wing, 1866
Perkins Family Farms, Red Wing, 1867

Hennepin County
Leo G. and Diane M. Dehn, Dayton, 1865

Houston County
Buxengard Farm, Spring Grove, 1855
Kandiyohi County
Roger and Jean (Skare) Hagen, Pennock, 1865
Le Sueur County
Sullivan Farms, Le Center, 1857

McLeod County
Zavoral Farm, Champlin, 1867
Jerome and Judith Kadlec, Hutchinson, 1866

Nicollet County
William and Peggy Lambert, St Peter, 1860
The Nelson Family, Nicollet, 1860

Olmsted County
Keefe Farms, Chatfield, 1864
Martin and Carol Wagner, Elgin, 1865

Pope County
Swenson Farms, Delano, 1866

Sibley County
Merry Kay Bandelin, Arlington, 1866

Stearns County
Brick Farm, Paynesville, 1861
Donald and Magdalen Rausch, Paynesville, 1867

Swift County
Edward Kjera Pederson - Oak Lawn Farm, Benson, 1867

Washington County
Viola Sullwold, Lake Elmo, 1864

Winona County
Nick and Lynn Redig, Winona, 1866
C. Martin and Cassandra Waldo, Winona, 1866

Yellow Medicine County
Christopher and Jason Berends, Belview, 1867