Lee Tesdell & Cindy Hemingway

300 NW 158th Avenue, Slater, IA 50244

80 acre Tesdell Century Farm with longstanding farmer tenant relationship; raising row crops on 53 acres with terraces, no-till, cover crops, wood chip bioreactor, riparian buffer, 2 saturated buffers and 3 prairie strips; in year 2 of growing kernza, a perennial grain and forage crop; small sheep flock with Lennie, the guard llama.

Of note: Lee is a Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioner for Polk County, IA.