Lemmon couple given Ag award

Bill and Colleen Larson of Lemmon, S.D., operate a century-old, four-generation family farm in southeastern Adams County. They grow wheat, corn, sunflowers and oats using no-till and rotational cropping practices.

Colleen (L) and Bill (R) Larson pose with their 2015 Ag Award.
Colleen (L) and Bill (R) Larson pose with their 2015 Ag Award.

Bill and Colleen Larson of Lemmon, S.D., operate a century-old, four-generation family farm in southeastern Adams County. They grow wheat, corn, sunflowers and oats using no-till and rotational cropping practices.

They also have a registered Simmental/Angus cattle seed stock operation. They use artificial insemination, performance testing and ultra sounding for carcass data.

For 12 years, they have donated an open heifer to the junior showmanship champion at the Lemmon Junior Livestock Show.

Bill, an NDSU graduate, is a member of the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, a church elder, and Sunday school and Pioneer Club teacher, and has served on the North Dakota Simmental Association and Southwest Grain boards.

Colleen graduated from South Dakota State University and has worked as a bookkeep-er, substitute teacher and painter.

She volunteers at the Grand River Museum and local thrift store. She serves as church organist, teaches Sunday school and Bible school, and is a Pioneer Club teacher. Col-leen also is a former 4-H club leader and taught free sewing classes to adults and chil-dren. Bill and Colleen have three children.







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