Hugoson Family Farm
The Hugoson family farm has been in the family since 1881. It began when Kevin’s great-grandparents immigrated to the United States from Sweden. The farm, which was homesteaded in 1888, has been passed down through many generations. Most recently, Kevin and Mary Hugoson purchased the farm in 1985 from Kevin’s parents, Leighton and Ardis Hugoson. At the time of purchase, the Hugoson farm was a 200 sow farrow-to-finish operation. Today the Hugoson Family farm is a fifth generation farm. It is a farrow-to-finish operation which consists of 5 sow farms. The Hugosons are the owners of 15,000 wean-to-finish spaces. They have 25 contract growers and 50 full-time and part-time employees. They also grow corn and soybeans. Kevin and Mary live in the farmhouse Kevin’s great-grandparents built after arriving from Sweden. They farm with their son Eric and daughter Angie and son-in-law Cody.
The Hugosons are involved with the East Chain Evangelical Free Church, Fairmont High School FFA, Martin County Pork Producers, and MN Pork Producers. When Eric and Angie were younger, they were also very involved with the East Chain 4-H Club.