Hoosier Farms Honored For Longevity

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ISDA Director Ted McKinney helped make the presentations Friday. ISDA Director Ted McKinney helped make the presentations Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS -

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture has honored 72 families with Hoosier Homestead Awards. The honors recognize Indiana farms owned by the same family for more than 100 consecutive years.

ISDA Director Ted McKinney and Deputy Director Melissa Rekeweg made the presentations Friday at the Indiana State Fair. In addition to the ownership requirement, farms must consist of more than 20 acres or produce more than $1,000 in agricultural products per year.

The recipients are (listed by county, farm name, homestead date and type of award):

Adams

Floyd Ehlerding

1851

Sesquicentennial

Adams

Hockemeyer/Everett

1845

Sesquicentennial

Allen

Berning

1827

Centennial

Allen

Berning

1827

Sesquicentennial

Allen

Fuhrmann

1917

Centennial

Allen

Lilly

1917

Centennial

Allen

Grotrian

1917

Centennial

Allen

Springer

1867

Sesquicentennial

Allen

Stahlhut

1905

Centennial

Bartholomew

Andrews

1894

Centennial

Bartholomew

Jeffrey & Cynthia Shoaf

1902

Centennial

Bartholomew

Voelz Family

1875

Centennial

Boone

Artman Farms Inc.

1866

Sesquicentennial

Boone

Sipe - Cragun - Kissel

1899

Centennial

Boone

Canine

1902

Centennial

Carroll

Armstrong

1916

Centennial

Carroll

Thomas Bitler Armstrong

1850

Sesquicentennial

Carroll

Blaine & Brenda Brubaker

1832

Centennial

Carroll

Blaine & Brenda Brubaker

1832

Sesquicentennial

Carroll

Brubaker

1827

Sesquicentennial

Carroll

Brubaker - Kingery

1827

Sesquicentennial

Carroll

Childers

1889

Centennial

Cass

Donna Davidson Buchanan Christiansen

1840

Centennial

Cass

Donna Davidson Buchanan Christiansen

1840

Sesquicentennial

Cass

Gremelspacher

1864

Centennial

Cass

Gremelspacher

1864

Sesquicentennial

Cass

Chambers/Laird

1857

Centennial

Cass

Chambers/Laird

1857

Sesquicentennial

Cass

Sandra Davidson Buchanan Shaw

1840

Centennial

Cass

Sandra Davidson Buchanan Shaw

1840

Sesquicentennial

Clinton

Silverthorn

1864

Sesquicentennial

Crawford

Benz

1891

Centennial

Crawford

Gresham

1876

Centennial

Decatur

Porter

1880

Centennial

Decatur

Forster - Mahan

1907

Centennial

Decatur

Mang

1917

Centennial

Decatur/Jennings

Hamilton

1902

Centennial

DeKalb

Jeffrey D. & Tina A. Johnson

1902

Centennial

DeKalb

Kummer - Weicht, LLC

1917

Centennial

Dubois

Goeppner

1914

Centennial

Dubois

Vonderheide

1899

Centennial

Franklin

Stirn

1899

Centennial

Franklin

Hofer - Wendel

1917

Centennial

Hamilton

Hillock

1902

Centennial

Hancock

Braddock

1907

Centennial

Harrison

LaHue - Schellenberger

1916

Centennial

Howard

Kendall

1847

Centennial

Howard

Kendall

1847

Sesquicentennial

Howard

Kerby/Moss

1892

Centennial

Howard

Riley

1904

Centennial

Jay

Young

1917

Centennial

Kosciusko

Carl & Edythe Sands

1917

Centennial

LaPorte

Hostetler - Stutzman

1884

Centennial

Lawrence

Whitted Farm

1844

Sesquicentennial

Madison

Canfield

1913

Centennial

Miami

Houlihan - Mitchell

1916

Centennial

Newton

Blann

1917

Centennial

Newton

Blann Warrick

1917

Centennial

Noble

Piper/McLallin

1869

Centennial

Pike

Robling Farms, Inc.

1852

Sesquicentennial

Posey

Scherer

1894

Centennial

Posey

Elwood Williams Farms

1886

Centennial

Posey

Pearl Yeida Hughes

1894

Centennial

Pulaski

Louis Tieman

1900

Centennial

Pulaski

Glen - Ray - Den Farm

1879

Centennial

Pulaski

Needham House Farms

1887

Centennial

Putnam

Smith

1910

Centennial

Randolph

Duane Barr

1866

Sesquicentennial

Ripley

Richter

1913

Centennial

Ripley

Tielking/Sellers Homestead

1957

Sesquicentennial

Shelby

Cuskaden

1880

Centennial

Shelby

Cuskaden/Bausback

1916

Centennial

Shelby

Phil & Cindy Ramsey

1867

Sesquicentennial

Starke

Will

1915

Centennial

Switzerland

Althoff

1896

Centennial

Tipton

Colbert Family Farm

1917

Centennial

Tipton

Cardwell - Etherington - Chase - Garhart

1873

Centennial

Vanderburgh

Schauss

1906

Centennial

Wells

Jerry Nusbaumer

1865

Sesquicentennial

White

Burns

1886

Centennial

White

Burns/Diemer

1895

Centennial

White

Ploss

1899

Centennial

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