Kent and Sandy Franks Family to Receive the Good Farm Neighbor Award

08-01-2011 in Good Farm Neighbor

The Kent and Sandy Franks family will receive the Gary Wergin Good farm Neighbor award on Wednesday, August 17.  They will be recognized on the Ag Stage in the Agriculture Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds at 1:00 p.m. by Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.

The Franks family operates an 80 cow registered Holstein and Ayrshire dairy farm near St Olaf.  Kent and Sandy along with their children, Bryon and Rachel have built a very reputable herd of registered Holstein cows

The Franks were nominated by Michelle Moser of Elkader.  “I believe they deserve this award for the way they care for everything around them; their animals, friends, neighbors and their community,” says Moser.  “The Franks family is everyone’s good neighbor.”

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