Stewartville, MN (KROC AM News) - Hoffman family’s North-Creek Dairy was named 2019 Olmsted County farm of the year.

Rep. Nels Pierson (R-Stewartville) issued a statement congratulating North-Creek Dairy for their accomplishment as Olmsted County’s winner for Family Farm of the year, which is apart of the University of Minnesota’s Farm Family Recognition Program.

"Congratulations to the Hoffman family and North-Creek Dairy on being named this year’s Olmsted County Farm Family of the Year,” said Rep. Pierson. “Growing up on a family farm, I have the utmost respect for our agriculture workers and the enormous impact their hard work has on our local and state economies. The Hoffmans run a highly successful farm and dairy operation and are certainly deserving of this recognition.”

Brothers John and Corey Hoffman and their families operate North-Creek Dairy; the farm has been in the Hoffman family since 1905 and consists of 400 acres and 420 milking cows.

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 2018 Farm Family Recognition Program is set for August 9 at Farmfest.

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