The sixth annual AgVocate of the Year Award has been given to Hartford farmer Adam Mohrhauser. At their annual luncheon and award ceremony, Mohrhauser was recognition for his work in Ag United’s Adopt-A-Farmer program and other consumer outreach activities.

According to a release by Ag United, Mohrhauser is the fifth generation to raise crops and livestock on land homesteaded by his great-great-grandparents.  He and his father Gilbert, raise corn, soybeans, oats, alfalfa and cover crops on farmland between Hartford and Crooks, northwest of Sioux Falls.  They also about 120 beef cows that calve in January and February each year.

As a busy farmer and father Mohrhauser has participated in the Adopt-A-Farmer program with Ag United since 2015.  Communicating with young students in the Humboldt, Mitchell, and Harrisburg schools.

Ag United marked its 15th year of supporting South Dakota farm and ranch families and rural communities at the event.

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