Rural Ocheyedan farm, purchased in 1882, is now tended to by the sixth generation OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — Purchased in 1882 for just $6 an hour by Henry Pinkenburg, the Arend Century Farm has grown from 160 acres to 240 in its 127 years.
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Tido Reemtsma left his parents, his siblings and his homeland of Groothuizen, Germany, behind in 1883 to embark on an adventure and a promise of land across the Atlantic Ocean in the United States.
WORTHINGTON — If the number of area farmers being recognized for 100 years of continuous family ownership is any indication, farms just aren’t passing from one generation to the next like they used to.
Strubbe-Kuehl Century Farm is located near Melvin, Iowa SIBLEY, Iowa — They left their native homeland of Germany with four children — between the ages of 2 to 8 — and a fifth child on the way to strike out on a dream in America at the turn of the 20th century.
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