The Minnesota Farm Bureau recently unveiled the farms that were given the Sesquicentennial Farm award in 2021.

The 26 recipients receive a commemorative certificate signed by Gov. Tim Walz, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen and Kevin Paap, president of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, along with an outdoor sign signifying the recognition.

Through the awards, Minnesota Farm Bureau honors farm families that have owned their farms for at least 150 years, are at least 50 acres in size and are currently involved in agricultural production.

Here are the recognized farms in 2021:

Blue Earth

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Edwards Farm, Mankato, 1859

Carver

Tim and Amy Leonard Farm, Norwood-Young America, 1871

Chisago

Carol Hawkinson, Johanna Hawkinson-Oberlander, Erin Hawkinson, Diane Hawkinson Schafer, 1869

Faribault

Haase Family Farms, Blue Earth, 1860

Donald and LeOna Haase, Blue Earth, 1870

Ashwood Farm - Mike and Tami Hoffman, Delevan, 1868

Terhune Family Farm, Omaha, 1860

The Warner Farm (East 80), Blue Earth, 1863

Freeborn

The Beiber Family Farm, Alden, 1860

Grant

Ronhovde Farms, Barrett, 1870

Hennepin

Schlosser Holdings, LLC, Independence, 1861

Kandiyohi

Moll Family Farm, Willmar, 1871

Lac Qui Parle

Dave and Colleen Falness, Dawson, 1870

Le Sueur

Wagner Family Trust, New Prague, 1871

Joseph and Jean Murphey, Henderson, 1857

Martin

The Daly Farm, Blue Earth, 1869

Meeker

Richard and Lorna Thorp, Atwater, 1867

Nicollet

Eckberg Farms, Gaylord, 1871

Reike, New Ulm, 1863

Nobles

Matt and Alisa Russell, Bigelow, 1871

Renville

A. Edward Garrahy, Fairfax, 1869

Rice

Cleland Farm, Northfield, 1871

Scott

Mechtel Family Farm, Eden Valley, 1856

Steele

Edward Smith, Wells, 1864

Wright

Harlan R. Anderson, Cokato, 1871

Doering Family Farm, Waverly, 1857