Ag Commissioner honors top Dairy farms 13 Jun 13

Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson has released the annual Top 100 list of Minnesota dairy farms.  The farms demonstrate superior dairy herd management skills as measured by their cows’ low somatic cell count (SCC) average.

Producers in our area honored include: 

PRODUCER NAME

PLANT

COUNTY

Timothy Albrecht

First District Association

McLeod

Marshall and Melanie Korn

First District Association

Kandiyohi

Lyle Honebrink

AMPI

Carver 

John Wenninger

First District Association

Sibley

Joel Grimm

Bongards Creameries

Carver

Bruce and Jill Boettcher

Bongards Creameries

Carver

Del and Cindy Euerle

First District Association

Meeker

Jopp’s Century Farm

Bongards Creameries

Carver

Middle Ranch Dairy (Eric Johnson)

First District Association

Meeker

Halquist Farms Inc

LeSueur Cheese Company

Carver

Gene Schmidt

First District Association

Meeker

Daniel Hallberg

First District Association

Kandiyohi

Roger and Mary Swart

First District Association

Kandiyohi

Steve and Sandra Siegle

Swiss Valley Farms

Carver

Rick and Sarah Heuer

First District Association

McLeod

Lux-ury Holsteins, Inc.

First District Association

Meeker

The farmers making the Top 100 list receive a certificate of congratulations signed by Commissioner Frederickson.  The announcement was made in conjunction with June Dairy Month