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Excellence in Agriculture Celebrated During Harvest Bowl

The NDSU Harvest Bowl program recognizes the success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists.

The success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists in 53 counties in North Dakota and several counties in Minnesota were honored during the 42nd annual Harvest Bowl program at North Dakota State University on Nov. 6.

Information on the outstanding agriculturists listed by county is available at http://bit.ly/harvestbowlbios, and photos are available at http://bit.ly/harvestbowlphotos.

2015 Harvest Bowl honorees by county, name and city:

  • Adams - Bill and Colleen Larson, Lemmon, S.D.
  • Barnes - Scott and Kim Anderson, Sanborn
  • Barnes - Shawn and Linda Anderson, Rogers
  • Benson - Lynn and Robin Arnold, Esmond
  • Billings - Bill and Candace Kessel, Belfield
  • Bottineau - Raymond and Diane Boll, Newburg
  • Bowman - Jeff and Jolene Hendrickx, Bowman
  • Burke - Kurt and Dawn Koppelsloen, Columbus
  • Burleigh - ElRoy and Carol Haadem, Bismarck
  • Cass - Carl and Julie Peterson, Harwood
  • Cavalier - Bryan and Diane Hanson, Langdon
  • Dickey - Gary and Tracy Ulmer, Fullerton
  • Divide - Greg and London Jacobs, Noonan
  • Dunn - Kent and Jodi Carlson, Killdeer
  • Eddy - John and Connie Soderholm, Sheyenne
  • Emmons - Douglas and Carrie Gefroh, Hague
  • Fort Berthold - Brian and Mary Severance, Palermo
  • Foster - Tom and Tammi Thurlow, Carrington
  • Golden Valley - Gordon and Cheryl Ueckert, Sentinel Butte
  • Grand Forks - Jason and Nikki Nelson, Grand Forks
  • Grand Forks - Aaron and Stacie Nelson, Thompson
  • Grant - Eric and Jill Friesz, New Leipzig
  • Griggs - Ralph and Deane Haugen, Hannaford
  • Hettinger - Nathan and Sandra Huether, Mott
  • Hettinger - Jeremy Huether, Mott
  • Kidder - Donald and Marcia Fanta, Tappen
  • LaMoure - Larry Harmsen, LaMoure
  • Logan - Ralph and Lorraine Rivinius, Gackle
  • Logan - Ronald and Marion Rivinius, Streeter
  • McHenry - Ryan and Ann Latendresse, Towner
  • McIntosh - Mark and Lana Schaunaman, Ashley
  • McKenzie - Paul and Nancy Deutsch, Watford City
  • McLean - Andrew J. and Stacy Majeres, Garrison
  • Mercer - Craig and Margie Askim, Beulah
  • Morton - Ken and Mary Schmidt, Solen
  • Mountrail - Dave and Betty Leith, Stanley
  • Nelson - Kristi and Les Berdal, Aneta
  • Oliver - Rod and Vicki Meckle, Center
  • Pembina - Jeff and Greta Whelan, Crystal
  • Pierce - Steve and Barb Fritel, Barton
  • Ramsey - Aaron and Sunny Johnson, Edmore
  • Ransom - Glenn Weisenhaus, Lisbon
  • Renville - Ernie Albers, Berthold
  • Richland - David Fixen, Wahpeton
  • Rolette - Howard and Renae Good, Rolla
  • Sargent - Myron and Lori Yagow, Milnor
  • Sheridan - Kendon and Bev Faul, McClusky
  • Sioux - Kurt and Nerissa Hellman, Solen
  • Slope - Leon and Lyn Hewson, Amidon
  • Stark - Cal and Julie Hoff, Richardton
  • Steele - Keith and Becky Johnson, Sharon
  • Stutsman - Brent and Codi Kuss, Woodworth
  • Towner - Greg and Janet Westlind, Cando
  • Traill - Marcia Hoplin, Buxton
  • Walsh - Candy Pinta, Grafton
  • Ward - Dennis and Cynthia Krueger, Max
  • Ward - Jeff and Lisa Krueger, Max
  • Ward - Curtis and Nancy Krueger, Max
  • Wells - Paul and Vanessa Anderson, Harvey
  • Williams - Melvin Hagen, Williston

Minnesota honorees by county, name and city:

  • Becker - Dell and Charlette Christianson, Detroit Lakes
  • Clay - Pam and Dean Aakre, Barnesville
  • Marshall - Gary and Laurie Polansky, Gatzke
  • Norman - Erik and Gretchen Rockstad, Ada
  • Otter Tail - Richard and Carol Bucholz, Perham
  • Traverse - Chad and Jody Hasbargen, Wheaton

An agribusiness award recipient also is chosen annually. This award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of agriculture and business in North Dakota and beyond. Lynden Johnson, executive vice president of the Country Operations division of CHS, is this year’s recipient. More Johnson information is available at http://bit.ly/harvestbowlagribusinessaward.

Several scholarships also are awarded to outstanding male and female athletes during Harvest Bowl. Scholarship winners and photos are available at http://bit.ly/harvestbowlathletes.

NDSU Agriculture Communication – Nov. 13, 2015

Source:Marilyn Doeden, (701) 231-6808, marilyn@ndsualumni.com
Editor:Kelli Armbruster, (701) 231-6136, kelli.armbruster@ndsu.edu
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