'Century Farms' in area announced by Farm Bureau
The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognize 217 Minnesota farms as 2010 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 Pawlenty.
Since the program began in 1976, over 8,900 Minnesota farms have been recognized as Century Farms.
2010 Century Farm families are listed by county, then by the farm's city, family names and year of original purchase:
Otter Tail County
Ashby - Arfstrom Family - 1910
Battle Lake - Wicklund Family - 1895
Fergus Falls - Hoff Family - 1904
Fergus Falls - Zuehlsdorff Family - 1898
Perham - Larry & Nancy Huwe - 1903
Perham - Arlin Wanderi - 1908
Sebeka - Larry & Judy Huotari - 1910
Verndale - Donald W. & Barb Johnson - 1910
Wadena - Douglas & Laura Breid - 1910