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Published May 27, 2011, 02:15 AM

Minnesota Farm Bureau recognizes Sesquicentennial Farms

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Farm Bureau has recognized 27 recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2011.

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Farm Bureau has recognized 27 recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2011. 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.

Brown County — Willard Manderfeld, New Ulm, 1861.

Carver County — Earl P. Schmidt Family Trust, Cologne, 1861.

Faribault County — Paul and Virginia Haase, Blue Earth, 1860; Wilfred Schneider, Winnebago, 1860.

Fillmore County — Allan J. Hill, Harmony, 1860; Larry and Pat Turner, Harmony, 1855.

Goodhue County — Marcella Buck and Adam and Anna Buck, Goodhue, 1861; Thomas and Ruth Comstock, Kenyon, 1861; Lowell R. Daniels, Dennison, 1856; Harvey and Sandra O’Neill, Goodhue, 1860; Robert Sammuelson, Red Wing, 1861; Charles and Patricia Savage, Red Wing, 1858.

Hennepin County — Gerald Scherber and Joyce Deane, Dayton, 1859.

Kandiyohi County — Larry R. Johnson, Atwater, 1860.

LeSueur County — James A. and Donna M. Hoefs, New Prague, 1860; Ella John, New Prague, 1857.

Nicollet County — Janice and Robert E. Meyer II, St. Peter, 1857; Charles and Kathy Vogel, St. Peter, 1856.

Olmsted County — Frank Jr. and Judy Kahn, Elgin, 1860; Benjamin Ives Scott, Byron, 1861.

Rice County — Michael and Margaret Ludwig, Northfield, 1860.

Sibley County — Ziegler Homestead L.L.C., Green Isle, 1861.

Wabasha County — James and Lisa Bartholome, Mazeppa, 1861; Carroll Bartholome, Mazeppa, 1861.

Waseca County — James A. Keller, Waseca, 1860; Paul and Kristi Thompson, New Richland, 1856.

Wright County — William J. Weldele, Buffalo, 1860.

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