The Rosmanns of Rosmann Family Farms near Harlan, Iowa, have been selected as the 2018 Organic Farmers of the Year by Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). This annual award recognizes organic farmers who practice outstanding land stewardship, innovation, and outreach. Ron and Maria Rosmann run Rosmann Family Farms along with their sons, David and Daniel, and Daniel's wife, Ellen. Rosmann Family Farms covers 700 acres, growing organic corn, soybeans, oats, rye, hay, succotash, and different kinds of popcorn. The farm also produces organic beef, pork, chickens and eggs. The farm has been certified organic since 1994. They have hosted more than 35 fields days on their farm, and dozens of small groups tour the farm every year. The Rosmanns have also created enterprises that feature, retail, and distribute locally grown food.
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