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Minnesota Farm Bureau Recognizes Sesquicentennial Farms

The Minnesota Farm Bureau is pleased to recognize 28 recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2014. 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.


Blue Earth

Keith Thurston, Madelia, 1857



Gottlieb Guggisberg Farm, New Ulm, 1859



Roy O. Wolff, Chaska, 1856

Gerald & Geraldine Poppler, Chaska, 1860

Rodney D. Jaus, Hamburg, 1864

Eugene & Judy Kamann, Norwood, 1862

Dale & Mary Lou Wildung, Cologne, 1862

Dorothy F. Light, Delano, 1860



Terry P. & Deborah D. Freeman, Glenville, 1860



Curtiss W. Bollum, Goodhue, 1862

Keith & Carol Olson, Zumbrota, 1862

Les & Janice Odegaard, Afton, 1857

Ferman Featherstone, Red Wing, 1861

Beth & Owen Steberg, Kenyon, 1861

Paul Tilderquist, Welch, 1856



Marvin D. Johnson, Independence, 1864

Hilltop Farm, Independence, 1864

Dean & Dawn Mooney, Maple Plain, 1864




Barton Farms, Inc, Silver Lake, 1862



Wayne Johnson, Waltham, 1863



Brendan & Nancy Reinhart, New Ulm, 1864



Gerold Family, Jordan, 1864

Mark Lano, Carver, 1859



Larry & Stephanie Wigard, Henderson, 1859



Dean Jirousek, Ellendale, 1864



Larry D. Hagen, Waseca, 1864



Berschens Family Farm, Lake Elmo, 1864



William L. Horsch Trustee, Delano, 1858


Minnesota Farm Bureau representing Farmers • Families • Food is comprised of 78 local Farm Bureaus across Minnesota. Members make 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 Ag 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.