Joe Breker Recognized for Stewardship by National Corn Growers Association

Joe Breker, known by our guests as a regular at morning coffee and the guy who shows folks around the farm in his pickup, received a national honor at the annual Commodity Classic convention in San Antonio last weekend. For his 38 years of commitment to conservation agriculture and forward thinking innovation, Joe was presented the…

Joe Breker Receives NDSU ‘Friend of Extension’ Award

Joe Breker is not afraid of change. As a young farmer, after a stint as a student at NDSU, he challenged tradition and indeed his own father’s farming methods. Clarence Breker, who had the same intrepid spirit, went along with Joe on a journey to totally change over the Breker farm to no-till farming…at a…

Spring Calving

Our nearest neighbors, the Brekers – that is Jacob and Kari Breker – are in the thick of their spring calving season. Jacob, his brother Greg, and his dad Jeff Breker (Joe’s first cousin) have quite the beef cattle operation just a couple miles from Coteau des Prairies Lodge. They have been gracious to allow many of our…

Joe Breker Farm featured on AgweekTV

Our own ‘No Hoe Joe’ and the Breker Farm were featured in a segment about no-till farming on AgweekTV today. Go along with with Joe on a field tour to take a close up look at his no-till soil and the biology beneath the surface. Click here or on the video below to open the…

CDP Lodge featured by ND Commerce [Video]

We are delighted to share this fun video with you. Coteau des Prairies Lodge was invited to participate in the North Dakota Commerce Department’s video podcast series titled Doing Business Better in North Dakota. This video features Joe Breker presenting his best lodge spiel as well as a nod to the Commerce Department and State…

Introducing Farmin’ with Joe [Video]

Are you ready to go on an exciting new farmin’ adventure? Farmin’ with Joe is a light and fun educational video series produced in association with Coteau des Prairies Lodge. Join Joe Breker, a fourth generation farmer and part owner of Coteau des Prairies Lodge, as he brings the prairie to you and presents a…

CDP Lodge featured in Prairie Business Magazine

Prairies Business Magazine, a resource for business on the northern plains, is running a great article on agritourism in their May issue. The May issue is dedicated to tourism in the region (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota). The magazine hasn’t yet hit the stands but you can already access the agritourism article online. Prairie…

Breker Farm Featured in Dakota Farmer Magazine

The family farm which is bringing you Coteau des Prairies Lodge is featured in the October issue of Dakota Farmer Magazine. The article briefly summarizes the recent history and leading-edge practices of the multi-generational family operation. Joe Breker is the fourth generation farmer of an operation which has sewn and harvested over a century’s worth…