200 Years of Farming for the Betzner Family in Dundas.
Betzner family reunion photo from 1917.
Gary Betzner in the historic family grave yard located at the back of the 140 acre farm.
Gary Betzner is clearly in his element on his 200-year-old farm. He is seen here as he and extended family ride back from the family grave yard Sunday during the reunion.
Four generations of Betzners gathered at Gary Betzners Dundas farm Sunday to mark the family’s 200th year of farming. In front is Jean Betzner holding a photo of the Betzner family reunion in 1917. Back left is Gary Betzner, to his left is his son Jeremy with his son Jacob, to Jeremy’s left is his brother David and his son Sawyer. The family has been farming in Dundas since 1817.
Four Generations of Betzners.
Jeremy Betzner will soon take over the daily operation of the family farm which has been in the family for 200 years. He raises beef cattle and cash crops the original 140 acre farm as well as three adjacent properties for a total of 450 acres of crops including corn, soya beans, and hay. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator