Family honored for Sesquicentennial Farm

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Chuck and Carla Kuhrt and Jenny and Joe Sonnleitner received the Sesquicentennial Farm designation at the Wisconsin State Fair.


A Winnebago County farm family was honored this summer at the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, for their Sesquicentennial Farm.

The Sesquicentennial Farm Awards Program began in 1998 as part of the state's sesquicentennial celebration. The program honors families who have had continuous ownership of their Wisconsin farm or home for 150 years or more.

For the past 19 years, Hillshire Farm of New London sponsored the program. New this year is Badgerland Financial, who also sponsored the Awards Program in conjunction with its 100-year anniversary.

Chuck and Carla Kuhrt and Jenny and Joe Sonnleitner received the Sesquicentennial Farm sign during the Wisconsin State Fair in August 2016.