Gittleins chosen as Farm Family of the Year
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Garrett and Amanda Gittlein, with their sons, Mason, 6, and Colson, 3, received a plaque from Jim Singleton honoring them as the Benton County Farm Family of the Year for 2017 at their farm near Maysville on Tuesday, June 13. Singleton is the chairman of the Benton County Farm Family of the Year Selection Committee.
Photo by Randy Moll
Garrett Gittlein grew up farming his family’s land in western Kansas, and for the past nine years he has been growing his own family farm in western Benton County. Gittlein, 32, with his wife, Amanda, 31, and sons Mason, 6, and Colson, 3, were recognized Tuesday as the 2017 Farm Family of the Year for Benton County.