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More than 180 Century Farms honored in 2011

May 20, 2011
The Journal

ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognize 185 Minnesota farms as 2011 Century Farms. Qualifying farms have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years and are 50 acres or more. Century Farm families receive a commemorative sign, as well as a certificate signed by the State Fair and Minnesota Farm Bureau presidents and Governor Dayton. Since the program began in 1976, over 9,000 Minnesota farms have been recognized as Century Farms.

2011 Century Farm families in area counties are listed below by county, then by the farm's city, family names and year of original purchase:

Brown County

Comfrey - Kevin & Jan Rupp - 1909

Hanska - Dennis & Cherry Jeske - 1909

Morgan - Randal & Carol Schroeder Family - 1910

Springfield - Albert R., Arthur A. & Paul A. Anderson - 1899

Cottonwood County

Dundee - Benjamin H. Becker - 1899

Mountain Lake - James E. Franz - 1885

Revere - Roger & Marian Kopperud - 1911

Westbrook - Ronald & Eunice Christensen - 1909

McLeod County

Glencoe - Orville & Phyllis Brinkman - 1868

Glencoe - Myron H. Michaletz - 1902

Hutchinson - John Mackedanz - 1910

Silver Lake - Gerry, Bea, Greg & Jerad Graczyk - 1883

Nicollet County

Nicollet - Judith V. Bode, Linda I. Bode - 1892

Redwood County

Lamberton - Evelyn M. Lang Albers & John T. Albers - 1903

Revere - Percy & Arlette Makarrall - 1910

Sanborn - Levora Stern - 1910

Wabasso - Zimmerman Family - 1911

Walnut Grove - Maas Farm - 1910

Renville County

Franklin - Christofher Danielson - 1885

Hector - Carolyn S. Dullum - 1909

Olivia - Thomas A. Kodet - 1910

Sacred Heart - Shirley & Henry Vorlicek, John Lewandowski - 1911

Sibley County

Green Isle - Roger G. & Holly J. Harjes - 1911

Stewart - Nicholas J. & David T. Ludowese - 1911

Watonwan County

Butterfield - Michael & Margaret Zender - 1886

 
 

 

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