19th Century pioneer's wheat ranch going strong with fifth generation


July 29, 2021

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Grant Low arrived in Columbia County with his brother Renz in 1888 with about five dollars. His diligence was soon rewarded when he bought acreage for no money down and began expanding his holdings in both farmland and livestock. Today, descendants still farm the family grounds and younger generations are in line to keep the legacy going.

By Loyal Baker

DAYTON–From truly humble beginnings, by dint of hard work, the descendants of pioneer and progressive farmer and livestock producer Grant Low are continuing the family farming traditions in Columbia County, with their eyes on the horizon for upcoming generations to continue raising wheat.

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