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John and Linda Schouviller, at right, along witih their children Matt, Nicole and Kelly, were honored as this year’s Becker County Farm Family of the Year earlier this summer. The family jointly operates a dairy farm north of Callaway, along with John’s brother Mike and his family. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Schouvillers named U of M’s Farm Family of the Year

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In 1984, John Schouviller purchased a small farm north of Callaway.

At the beginning of his farming career, he raised a few beef cows and worked on a landscaping business in Fargo. 


He also helped his father Nick, mother Betty and brother Mike milk cows at their family farm, just one mile down the road.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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