The Minnesota Farm Bureau is recognizing thirty-seven farms over 150-years old across the state.
On Thursday, the recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2018 were announced with a number of them in the KTOE listening area.
In Blue Earth County, the Gerard and Julie Bach farm will be recognized and was established in 1867 near Minnesota Lake.
The lone recipient in Brown County was Eric and Shari Moll of New Ulm for their family farm established in 1865.
Six farms are receiving recognition in Nicollet County, which includes the Anderson Family farm near Saint Peter and the Owen and Evelyn Swenson farm near Nicollet, both were established in 1863. Also receiving recognition, Elizabeth Brand and Sarah Kelley for their farm near Saint Peter established in 1859, Michael and Melissa Goodell of Nicollet with their farm established in 1866 and the Mark Osborne farm near Saint Peter and William and Karen Brinkman farm near New Ulm, both were established in 1868.
The Hagerty Family Farm established in 1858 near Waseca will also be recognized.
Each recipient will receive a commemorative certificate signed by Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson and Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Paap. Families will also be given an outdoor sign signifying Sesquicentennial Farm recognition.