Brian and Bruce Ihnen
Brothers Brian and Bruce Ihnen of Round Lake, MN started farming together after high school. The brothers eventually bought out their parent’s farm and became partners in the farming operation. Today the brothers farm about 2,300 acres raising corn and beans. They also have a 30,000 head wean to finish hog operation.
Bruce and his wife Kim have 4 children, Jacob, Elijah, Katherin, and Isaac. All four children are still living at home and help with farm chores. Brian and wife Dianne have 5 children, Lisa, Trelonnie, Troy, Tiffany, and Tonya. All five children are grown and have their own family now. Brian and Diane also have 6 grand-children; Brooklynn, Tucker, Massina, Madilynn, Tully, and Ania. In the community, Bruce and Kim are active with their children in school, church, and 4-H. Brian and Dianne are also active in their church and 4-H with their grandchildren. Together the brothers are members of the Corn and Soybean Growers Association and the Pork Producers Association.