2019 World Ploughing Contest, Lake of the Woods Minnesota

WORLD PLOUGHING
CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

The 2019 World Ploughing Championship was held in Baudette, Minnesota

The USA, State of Minnesota and Lake of the Woods MN area including the town of Baudette, MN is honored to host this year’s prestigious World Ploughing Contest. The world contest was held August 30-31, 2019 on the Arnesen family farmland two miles south of Baudette. The USA ploughing contest followed the day after on September 1 st , 2019.

Lake of the Woods MN is known as a premier vacation destination with world class fishing on Lake of the Woods, abundance of wildlife and sheer natural beauty.

Lake of the Woods County has a rich tradition of farming with more than 40,000 acres of farmland. The county is known for a variety of unique crops including rye grass, sun flowers, canola, soybeans and other grains and oilseeds.

This prestigious international competition brings together the world’s best ploughers from over 30 countries. These competitors are the best of the best with each having to win their respective countries contest to qualify for this worldwide contest.

Visitors from across the world met with an exciting program with multiple highlights such as the stubble and grassland ploughing competitions in which the participants must prove their mastery, expertise and attention to detail. In addition, there was local tours, guided fishing, displays and exhibits, demonstrations of agricultural equipment, top entertainment, a variety of local foods and
beverages and more.

The mantra for the World Ploughing Organisation is “Pax Arva Colat”, which stands for “Let peace cultivate the land”. All were welcomed to the Lake of the Woods area for this prestigious event. They Rubbed elbows with good people from around the world. They celebrated and witness history as this event travels to a different country each year and likely will not come back to the U.S. for decades. This event is a competition as well as a celebration of the traditions of farming.

Click Here to view the detailed official rules overseen by the World Ploughing Organization.

Thank You to ALL that Sponsored this great event!

100K | World Ag Steward

50K | Platinum

HENRY AND KAREN GRUBER FAMILY, ST. CLOUD, MN

10K | Gold

STEARNS COUNTY PLOWING ASSOCIATION

5K | Silver

JOEL WAGNER

$2500 | Bronze

IOWA STATE PLOWING ASSOCIATION/SPOKER FARMS

DOUBLE D GRAIN FARMS, UNION CITY, OH

MINNESOTA POWER’S GREAT NORTHERN TRANSMISSION LINE, DULUTH, MN

Family Sponsorships

World Agriculture Family | 2.5K

 RAY & KATHIE WILLHOITE, WALL LAKE, IA

Agricultural Commitment | 1K

DALE AND KAREN DIRCKSEN FAMILY

Agricultural Commitment | 1K

Agricultural Commitment | 1K

Roger and Pat Neate Family

Stewards of the Land | $500

THE STAMMEN FAMILY, FORT RECOVERY, OH

Stewards of the Land | $500

WAYNE AND SUE DETLING, GREENVILLE, OH

Stewards of the Land | $500

SOBOLIK FARM, HALLOCK, MN

Stewards of the Land | $500

OLSON STOCK FARM, WILLIAMS, MN

Stewards of the Land | $500

CHRIS AND CARMEN SHOEMAKER FAMILY,  PROUD SUPPORTERS OF TEAM USA

Stewards of the Land | $500

HALDERMAN REAL ESTATE & FARM MANAGEMENT,  WINCHESTER, IN

Stewards of the Land | $500

BORDER VIEW LODGE,  BAUDETTE, MN

Stewards of the Land | $500

RIVER BEND RESORT, BAUDETTE, MN

STEWARDS OF THE LAND | $500

Special Thanks to All of Our Sponsors

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