Jeff and Natalie Leonard & Doug and Nancy Wenner

Nicollet County

The family farm was established by Jacob Leonard who came to St. Peter from Germany in 1934 at age 5.  After being passed down through several generations, Jeff Leonard and brother-in-law Doug Wenner took over the farm.  Today the farm consists of corn, soybeans, and hogs.  In addition to the farm, Jeff and Doug owners and operators of Timber Lake Sod where they do sod production, sod sales, and sod installation.  Their wives Natalie and Nancy make meals and run errands for the farm.  Jeff and Natalie have two children, Josh and Dani.  Doug and Nancy also have two children, Ben and Brianna.  All the Leonard and Wenner children have been active with 4-H and have shown pigs at the County Fair, Tri-County Fair, and the State Fair.

In the community, Jeff has been active with the Nicollet County Pork Producers Board, Nicollet County Bank Board, basketball, track, football, softball, and volleyball associations and committees, 4-H, United Farmers Coop Advisory Board, and the Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Peter.  Doug has been involved with Nicollet County Pork Producers Board, MN Pork Board, National Pork Board-Producers Service Committee, the St. Peter Catholic Church, and Knights of Columbus.  He was also instrumental in starting Ag Academy at St. Peter High School.

nicollet, 2012

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