A finishing barn is silhouetted at dusk on Dahl Family Farms near Dawson MN Wayne and Laura Dahl have been named 2012 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards for the excellent job they are doing of protecting the environment as they strive to build a legacy for their grandchildren

A finishing barn is silhouetted at dusk on Dahl Family Farms near Dawson, MN. Wayne and Laura Dahl have been named 2012 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards for the excellent job they are doing of protecting the environment as they strive to build a legacy for their grandchildren.

Photo Gallery: Dahl Family Farms Uses New Technologies, Focuses on Environmental Quality

2012 Pork Industry Environmental Steward Award-winning Dahl Family Farms uses cutting-edge technology to improve the environment for both people and pigs. "We don't want to be just another name on that abstract," Wayne says. "We want to leave a legacy. Wayne and his wife, Laura, combine a love of the land with their passion for pigs on their Minnesota farm. 

Enjoy this photographic tour of Dahl Family Farms. Learn more about the operation by reading the story, "Living for the Legacy," [3] published in the Sept. 15, 2012 issue of National Hog Farmer [3]. Take a video tour of the farm in the Video Section of the National Hog Farmer Web site.  [4]