Calvin and Susan Harmoning

Red Lake County

Calvin Harmoning of Red Lake Falls began buying a dairy herd and rented land when his father was farming.  After marrying Susan, the couple purchased the home place and continued the dairy with Grade A milk.  Calvin and Susan rented more land and owned 460 acres.  In 1993, they sold the dairy herd.  In 1995, they rented out the land when Calvin went to work at an agricultural application business and worked there until he retired in 2010.  Calvin continues to work part-time and also with a beef cattle herd that he owns with his son.  Calvin and Susan have four children and seven grandchildren.

Over the years, Calvin has been involved in the Crop Improvement Association, DHIA, and National Farmers Organization.  He was the county representative in the King Agassiz recognition, county dairy couple, and Red Lake Falls Farm Family of the Year.

red lake, 2011

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