Growing a long legacy of farming
Within Minnesota there were 79,800 farms in 2011, according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Every few years many of these farms are sold or reconstructed.
So to have a farm stay within one family for more than 100 years is an amazing feat.
A total of 184 farms are being recognized as Century Farms in Minnesota this year by the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau.
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