Heritage Farm Recipients

In 2006, the 30th anniversary of the Century Farm program, the Heritage Farm program was begun.

Eligibility:
Must have at least 40 acres of the original holding of Iowa Farmland.
Consecutive ownership within the same family for 150 years or more by the end of year applying
Present owner must be related to a person who owned the land 150 years ago

The recipients are recognized during the Iowa State Fair.

Last Name First Name Farm Address Farm City Origin Award Year
Bakker Glen & Rachel 18432 B Avenue Steamboat Rock 1868 2018
De Neui Donald D. & Carolyn M., Iona M. & Alan Yoder 11580 - 170th Street Wellsburg 1866 2016
Dreesman Larry & Joyce 185th St. on the North; B Ave. on Wellsburg 1868 2018
Hoffa Earnest & Helen / Hill n dell Hoffa Family Trust 15705 - 250th Street Grundy Center 1867 2018
Meester Donald J. & Mary Lou Meester L Avenue Holland 1868 2018
Meester Donald J. & Mary Lou Meester 150th St. & K Ave. Holland 1868 2018
Meester Pamela Jo & Jay D. Meester 15586 L Avenue Holland 1868 2018
Miller Malcolm & Hank Miller, Jim Miller, Jen Feldpausch, Brian Feldpausch, Susie Menke, Grant Menke, Maemie Miller, Hattie Miller & Cassie Miller 32421 K Avenue Beaman 1867 2017
Riekena Harlyn & Karen, Andrea Johnson, Sarah Heikens, Kathy Riekena, Harlyn Riekena Trust 18000 B Ave Steamboat Rock 1865 2015
Severance James J., Jerrud Severance 22321 N. Avenue Grundy Center 1855 2016
Sheller Keith & Dorothy 23480 E Avenue Eldora 1866 2017
Welter Tricia Johnson & David Welter 13725 X Avenue Cedar Falls 1868 2018
Wheelock Family Trust Calvin & Florence, Gerald Wheelock, Russel Wheelock & Bonnie Wheelock Harmon 18243 - 320th Street Conrad 1867 2017

--Source: Iowa Department of Agriculture