Hoosier Farms Honored For Longevity

Posted: Updated:
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

  • Perspectives

    • Overseas Outsourcing Can Create a World of Problems

      The internet broke down geographic barriers for businesses, making it possible to find lower-cost suppliers around the world. But if companies lack the knowledge and skills to manage those suppliers properly, they may end up spending far more than expected. We’ve worked with companies all over the globe to help our clients meet their advertising and marketing objectives while protecting their budgets. While most of those working relationships have been positive, we’ve had...
    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Money magazine judges Fishers as 3rd best place to live in the U.S.

      Fishers Makes Top 10 List of 'Best Places to Live'

      Three communities in Indiana made the top 100 list of best places to live in the country, but only one made the top 10. Fishers was judged by Money magazine as the third best place to live in the United States, behind Clarksville, Tennessee and Round Rock, Texas.

    • New study reveals best place in Indiana for young families

      And the Best Place for Young Families Goes To...

      What do you look for in a community when deciding where to start a family and raise your children? There can be several factors to weigh in making a sound decision. Housing affordability. Unemployment rates. Quality of education. Mortage website Lendingtree.com has released the results of a study pointing to the best places for young families in Indiana.

    • ‘Potential’ Fueling Downtown Makeover in Fort Wayne

      As Fort Wayne prepares to christen its latest big downtown project, Mayor Tom Henry says there are no signs of transformational development slowing down in the state’s second largest city. The Landing, a $34 million downtown redevelopment project, is expected to officially open soon, one of an estimated 14 projects that Henry says can help Fort Wayne become a destination city. Since the opening of Parkview Field more than a decade ago, Henry says momentum has...

    • SupplyKick CEO to Run for Governor

      The chief executive officer of Indianapolis-based tech company SupplyKick has announced plans to run for the Democratic nomination for governor. Shelbyville native Josh Owens says he will focus on issues such as increasing teacher pay, along with accessibility and affordability of life-long learning for all Hoosiers.

    • 120WaterAudit Lands $7M in Funding

      Zionsville-based 120WaterAudit LLC has closed on a $7 million Series A round of funding. The company says it plans to use the funding to enhance its digital water cloud platform and expand sales and marketing efforts. The funding round was led by Indianapolis-based HG Ventures, with participation from Allos Ventures in Indy and California-based Greenhouse Capital Partners. 120WaterAudit's platform includes software and testing kits to help government agencies, public...