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36 MN Farms Honored for Sesquicentennial Farms

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is pleased to recognize 36 recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2022.  

To qualify, a family farm must be in continuous family ownership for at least 150 years, be 50 acres or larger, and currently be involved in agricultural production. 

A commemorative certificate signed by Governor Tim Walz, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen and MFBF President Dan Glessing will be awarded to qualifying families, along with an outdoor sign signifying Sesquicentennial Farm recognition.

 Anoka

  • Lino Lakes – All Good Organics, 1866

Becker        

  • Lake Park – Anderson Farm, 1871

Brown        

  • Hanska – Frank Lee Farm, 1871
  • New Ulm – Milford East, 1872
  • Sleepy Eye – Loran, Heidi, Adam, Maggie and Gracie Sellner, 1868

Cottonwood

  • Revere – Peder Enstad Homestead, 1871

Dakota        

  • Northfield – Terry Family Farm, 1871
  • Randolph – Childs Family Farm, 1856

Faribault     

  • Blue Earth – Hannaman, 1870

Freeborn    

  • Glenville – Kalstad Farm – Jack and Natalie Thompson, 1865
  • Hartland – Johnson Family Farm, 1868

Goodhue     

  • Cannon Falls – Oak Park Farm, 1872
  • Cannon Falls – Scott and Tesha Johnson Family Farm, 1856
  • Goodhue – Amundson, 1872
  • Goodhue – Justin and Nikki Meyer, 1872
  • Goodhue – Klair Family Farm, 1868
  • Kenyon – Mattson Family Farm, 1872
  • Welch – Berg Ridgeview Farm, 1872

Lac Qui Parle       

  • Montevideo – Johnson Farm, 1872

Le Sueur     

  • Madison Lake – Schickling Farm, 1861

Lyon 

  • Minneota – Southview Farm, 1871

McLeod       

  • Glencoe – Cohrs Family Farm – Kevin and Darla Cohrs, 1871

Mower        

  • Austin – Bell Farm, 1859

Nobles        

  • Rushmore – Petersen Farm, 1871

Norman       

  • Shelly – Holte Farms, 1872

Otter Tail    

  • Rothsay – Bruce and Kim Brenden, 1871

Redwood    

  • Springfield – Dan and Rita O’Callaghan, 1871

Rock 

  • Luverne – Mary Chesley, 1872

Scott 

  • Belle Plaine – Gerald H. Nagel, 1870
  • Belle Plaine – Judith A. Nagel, 1868

Stearns       

  • Richmond – Scott and Kathleen Schaefers, 1861
  • Watkins – Rausch, 1872

Waseca       

  • Janesville – Conway Century Farm, 1869
  • Janesville – Johnson Farm, 1859
  • New Richland – The Sunde Family Farm, 1856

Wright        

  • Montrose – McGrath Family Farm, 1869


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