Pat and Rosanna Staloch

Freeborn County

Pat and Rosanna from Hartland, MN have always believed that the farm is a perfect place to raise a family. They say, “Farming teaches children responsibility, teamwork, and work ethic.” Pat and Rosanna put their belief into action when they began farming in 1978 with Pat’s parents, Eddie and Janie Staloch. They farmed corn and soybeans and built a farrow to finish hog operation, which was run as a family with their three children Peter, Tim, and Laura. The family decided to discontinue the farrowing operation in 1999 and continued to finish hogs until 2007. Now, the family raises corn and soybeans on 900 acres. They also have a seed dealership for Garst and Northrup King.

Pat and Rosanna’s community involvement includes Pat being on the school board, athletic boosters, and Richland Coop board. He was a little league coach, basketball coach and official, 4-H leader, and a member of the MN Corn and Soybean Growers Associations. Rosanna has been involved with Project Charlie, community education, 4-H, United Way, and athletic boosters. Both Pat and Rosanna are active in the Freeborn County Pork Producers.

freeborn, 2010

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