Farm Horizons, September 2000

Area Century Farms named

Minnesota State Fair and Minnesota Farm Bureau sponsor the Century Farm program, which honors farms that have been in continuous family ownership for 100 years or longer.

Since the program began in 1976, more than 7,000 farms have received the designation.

Those in the area receiving the designation this year are:


Edward and Beatrice Kulinski, Silver Lake (1898); Anthony Jr. and Avis Posusta, Silver Lake (1876); George and Millicent Prieve, Hutchinson (1893); Mark and Cheryl Sanken, Brownton (1888); Ronald and Charles Sommerdorf, Brownton (1900).


Eugene and Rita Boehlke, Waverly (1875); Leona Haus, St. Michael (1881); Gregory and Anabel Jude, Maple Lake (1900); Charles and Sharon Lehtola, Howard Lake (1885); John and Renata Russek, Delano (1880).


Orland and Shirley Feltmann, Norwood (1866); Richard and Kathleen Hallgreen, Cologne (1900); Stephen Strandquist, Mayer (1900).


Douglas Anderson, Grove City (1897); Gordon and Donna Hartmann, Hutchinson (1899); Wayne and Joyce Nelson, Litchfield (1890); Edwin Olson and Isabelle Mattson, Litchfield (1887).


Jon and Carol Forst, Biggon (1900); Rolland and Edna Jakobitz, and Judson and Karen Jakobitz, Buffalo Lake (1900); Edmund and Orville Larson, Winthrop (1892); Curtiss and Norma Mueller, Belle Plaine (1869); David and Merle Panning, Gibbon (1896); Earl and Betty Pomplun, Arlington (1864); Lester and Kathleen Shafer, Buffalo Lake (1900); Donald and Sharon Ziegler, Green Isle (1880).

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