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Four Winneshiek County Century and Heritage Farm Families to be honored at Iowa State Fair

Posted: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 9:45 AM

Four Winneshiek County farm families will be among the 485 Iowa farm families to be presented with Century or Heritage Farm designations at this year's Iowa State Fair.

The program celebrates farms that have been owned by the same families for 100 and 150 years, respectively.

The Century Farm program began in 1976 as part of the Nation's Bicentennial Celebration. This year, 332 Century Farms and 153 Heritage Farms will be recognized. The presentations will be made Thursday, August 15th, at the Iowa State Fair.

Winneshiek County Farms to receive recognition are:

Century Farm:
Richard & Ellen Hoiland       
Decorah (1861)

Dave & Kathy Humpal    
Calmar (1891)

Randy & Susie McConnell
Decorah (1919)

Terry & Rhonda Ryan
Cresco (1919)

Heritage Farm:

Richard & Ellen Hoiland       
Decorah (1861)