OKLEE (AP) — The Larson brothers farmstead has a lawn nearly the size of a couple of city blocks and every inch is neatly trimmed.
The bright white barn gleams in the morning sun, and the 106-year-old farmhouse is sturdy, if a bit faded. Near the barn is a large pile of freshly split firewood.
WORTHINGTON — While Dean and Carol Christopherson of rural Worthington were raising their five daughters — representing the fourth generation in the family dairying business — they weren’t sure any of the girls would want to come back and milk cows for a living.
WAGNER, S.D. (AP) - Gov. Mike Rounds says one person was charged with throwing an object and about seven other people were detained but not arrested on Tuesday during a protest at the site of a proposed hog farm west of Wagner.
CARSON WALKER, Associated Press Writer
, April 16, 2008
ST. PAUL — The Century Farm program recognizes family farms according to three qualifications. The farm must be: 1) at least 100 years old according to authentic land records; 2) in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years (continuous residence on the farm is not required); and 3) at least 50 acres.
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