Eversman Family Farms

Martin County
2017

The Eversman Family Farm was homesteaded in 1886 in Tenhassen Township.  Jon and Jeff are the fourth generation of the family to farm the land.  Their father purchased the farm from his mother in the early 1960s and raised corn, soybeans, hay and oats as well as cattle, hogs and dairy cows.  In 1978, Jon started farming with his father; Jeff followed in 1980.  After their father died, Jon and Jeff purchased their father’s share and continued to farm together and get help from their brother, Bruce, during fall harvest.

Jon and Jeff currently farm about 1,800 acres of corn and soybeans and they also custom-finish 12,000 hogs annually for Schweiger Family Farms.

Jon and his wife, DeAnn, have two children:  Erik and Adam.  Adam lives in Mankato with his fiancée, Kayla, and their son, Weston.  The Eversmans are encouraging Adam to be the next generation of the family to farm the land.  Jeff and his wife, Debra, have three children:  Zach, Alyson and Nick.

Jon and DeAnn own Dee’s Floral in Fairmont.  Jon serves on the Martin County Planning and Zoning Board as well has the Tenhassen Town Board.  Jon is also a member of the Sons of the Legion.

Jeff served on the Martin County FSA Board and the Martin County Pork Producers Board.  Both Jon and Jeff are members of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association.

Both families are active members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont.

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