The Minnesota Farm Bureau is pleased to recognize 40 recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2020. A commemorative certificate signed by Governor Tim Walz, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen 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.

 

Becker

Duane L. Erickson Family Farm, Pelican Rapids, 1870

 

Blue Earth

Jones Family Farm, Lake Crystal, 1855

 

Carver

Charles Leroy Dietzel, Cologne, 1864

 

Dakota

Clifford and Mary Frandrup, Randolph, 1866

Jim and Pat McCarthy, Eagan, 1855

Glen McNamara, Hastings, 1862

 

Dodge

Gerald B. Eastman, Rochester, 1863

 

Faribault

G. & G. Pettit Farm, Delevan, 1869

Stanley and Linda Whitney, Mapleton, 1870

 

Fillmore

Lowell E Tollefson, Preston, 1858

 

Freeborn

Casey Madson, Hartland, 1868

 

Goodhue

Eileen Bjorngaard, Zumbrota, 1870

Edward J. Cleary and Kathleen E. Cleary, St Paul, 1859

Frederick W. Halvorson and Kyle M Halvorson, Wanamingo, 1861

A.S and J.E. Moorhouse, Cannon Falls, 1869

Richard Ryan Family, Goodhue, 1863

 

Hennepin

Daniel and Betty Lange, Loretto, 1866

Robert Radintz Family and Paul Radintz Family, Maple Grove, 1865

Debra Weinand, Rogers, 1864

 

Houston

Howard Staggemeyer, Eitzen, 1868

 

Kandiyohi

Nelson Family, Spicer, 1867

 

Lac qui Parle

Hantho Family, Davidson, 1869

 

Le Sueur

Duane A. Schultz, St. Peter, 1870

George Wellington Warrant, Kasota, 1867

 

Martin

Kiernan M. and Steven M. Teaser Trustees, Minneapolis, 1865

 

Nicollet

Ann M. Wagner, Erin Jonason and Chase Jonason, Nicollet, 1865

 

Otter Tail

Gloria and Harvey Radtke, Rothsay, 1870

Willard and Elizabeth Jacobson, Evansville, 1870

 

Pope

David and Dawn Thompson, Starbuck, 1868

 

Scott

Hartmann Family Farm, Lakeville, 1868

 

Stearns

Clarence Borgerding, Freeport, 1870

Joe and Janet Christen, Albany, 1869

Bonnie J. Hoskins – Hoskins Family Living Trust, Kimball, 1865

Kevin Kosel, St Joseph, 1865

Andrew and Eunice Molitor, Cold Spring, 1860

 

Wabasha

Dan and Beth Befort Arendt, Mazeppa, 1866

 

Waseca

Sutter – Lee Farm, Waseca, 1870

 

Winona

Gene and Mary Lou Nepper Matzke, Rochester, 1862

Duane Papenfuss, Winona, 1869

 

Wright

Ruth Zeidler, Plymouth, 1868

 

Minnesota Farm Bureau representing Farmers • Families • Food is comprised of 78 local Farm Bureaus across Minnesota. For over 100 year, members have made their views known to political leaders, state government officials, special interest groups and the general public. Programs for young farmers and ranchers develop leadership skills and improve farm management. Promotion and Education Committee members work with programs such as agriculture in the classroom and safety education for children. Join Farm Bureau today and support our efforts to serve as an advocate for rural Minnesota, www.fbmn.org.