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Harvest Bowl Recipient

Area Producer Honored

The success, dedication, and hard work of outstanding agriculturists in 53 counties in North Dakota  and several counties in Minnesota were honored during the 43rd annual Harvest Bowl program at North Dakota State University on November 4th.

2016 Harvest Bowl Honoree

Oliver County Harvest Bowl Recipient

Lonnie Henke 2016 Oliver County Harvest Bowl Award recipient.

Lonnie Henke raises small grains, corn, sunflowers, and peas near Hannover using no-till and crop rotation farming  practices.  He also raises beef cattle using an intense rotational grazing system.  He has been farming for more than 20 years and works with his nephew on the biological control of noxious weeds.  He is also a member of the Oliver County Soil Conservation District Board and has been a local brand inspector, church organist and member of the Hazen Rural Fire Department and Oliver County Livestock and Crops Association.

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