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Clark County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — The James A. Kruer Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 125 years, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown).

Davisson: Keeping up with interim study committees

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

Interim study committee hearings provide opportunities for state lawmakers to take a closer look at important issues impacting Hoosiers. In these meetings, a variety of topics are examined to help guide policy decisions in the upcoming session. An interim committee examines assigned topics and gathers testimony in order to recommend potential legislation

Bartholomew County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — Family farms in Bartholomew County were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local lawmakers.

Local farm families receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) Two local family farms in operation for 100 years or more were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair, according to State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) and State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville).

Wayne County farm families receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) Wayne County family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Dick Hamm (R-Richmond) and State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond).

Local farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Weintraut Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 127 years, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) and State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg).

Fortville farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The James Steven Doty Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 150 years, according to State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield) and State Sen. Doug Eckerty (R-Yorktown).

Randolph County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Jordan Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 184 years, according to State Rep. Greg Beumer (R-Modoc) and State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond).

Abbott: Local farm families receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — Family farms from Noble County were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. David Abbott (R-Rome City) and State Sen. Susan Glick (R-LaGrange).

Local farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Donald Davis Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years, according to State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) and State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville). The Davis Farm, located in Sullivan County and in operation since 1918, was presented a Hoosier Homestead Centennial

Two Clay City farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — Two Clay City family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) and State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute). The Groover Farm, located in Clay County and in operation since 1867, was presented a Hoosier Homestead

Local farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Whetstone Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 176 years, according to State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) and State Rep. Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw).

DeKalb farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — Local family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to area lawmakers.

Allen County farms presented Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) – Family farms from Allen County in operation for 100 years or more were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair, according to local legislators.

Howard County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — Family farms from Howard County in operation for 100 years or more were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair, according to local legislators.

Cass County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — Family farms from Cass County in operation for 100 years or more were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair, according to local legislators.

Tipton farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Achenbach Farm was recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years, according to State Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) and State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

Cinton County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fairl

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Need Family Farm was recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 102 years, according to State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) and State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo).

Zent: Local farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Robert Thompson Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 133 years, according to State Sen. Susan Glick (R-LaGrange) and State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola).

Aylesworth, Rural Caucus examine issues facing ag communities

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — At its annual meeting at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron) and fellow members of the Rural Caucus examined important issues related to the state’s agriculture industry. Aylesworth said topics of discussion included virtual reality and its place in farm equipment safety training,

Pulaski County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, August 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2018) — The Jarman Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 117 years, according to State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) and State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville). The Jarman Farm, located in Pulaski County and in operation since 1901, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial

Negele, Siegrist: New laws supporting students, schools now in effect

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 15, 2018) — With students and educators heading back to the classroom, State Reps. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and Sally Siegrist (R-West Lafayette) said many new laws impact local school districts. “Hoosier lawmakers worked hard this past session to better meet the evolving needs of educators and students,” Siegrist said.

Aylesworth: New laws supporting students, schools now in effect

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 15, 2018) — With students and educators heading back to the classroom, State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron) said many new laws impact local school districts. “Children truly are our future,” Aylesworth said. “We need to do all we can to ensure they receive a well-rounded and effective education in a safe and

Gutwein: New laws supporting students, schools now in effect

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 15, 2018) — With students and educators heading back to the classroom, State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville) said many new laws impact local school districts. One new law ensures all K-12 public schools offer computer science classes. According to Gutwein, these skills are in high demand and critical to filling current and

Olthoff: New laws supporting students, schools now in effect

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 15, 2018) — With students and educators heading back to the classroom, State Rep. Julie Olthoff (R-Crown Point) said many new laws impact local school districts. “Legislators worked hard this past session to provide new ways to help our teachers and students,” Olthoff said. “As new technology emerges and safety

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