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RELEASE: Rep. Kresha congratulates local Farm Families of the Year

Thursday, August 6, 2015
LITTLE FALLS, MN—Assistant Majority Leader Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, issued the following statement congratulating area 2015 Farm Families of the Year. The Farm Family Recognition Program is coordinated by the University of Minnesota Extension; the College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Sciences; and the College of Veterinary Medicine and recognizes families from Minnesota's 87 counties who have made significant contributions to Minnesota agriculture and their communities. The 2015 Farm Family Recognition Program took place today at Farmfest.
The 2015 Farm Family of the Year award winners for the counties in District 09B are:
Todd County: Hollermann Family Dairy Farm
Morrison County: Monarch Suffolks; Greg and Patricia Cox
"Family farms and the agriculture industry play such an important role here in Minnesota, employing thousands of workers, putting food on our table, producing fuel for our cars, and more. I'm grateful we have family farms like these operating and doing the important work they do in our community, and am glad to see them being recognized at Farmfest. "
Kresha is preparing House resolutions for each of the families to recognize their award.
For more information on the Minnesota Farm Family Recognition Program, please visit the website at
To see a full list of past award winners by county, click here.