Vermillion County farms recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, March 26, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 26, 2019) – Two family farms in Vermillion County were recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to area legislators.

The Hughes Farm, located in Perrysville and in operation since 1834, received a Hoosier Homestead Sesquicentennial Award. The Redman Farm, located in Dana and in operation since 1914, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award.

“Hoosier farms are critical resources for Indiana, with more than 31 billion in agriculture-related sales each year,” said State Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville). “These two family farms play an essential part in this industry, and I applaud them for their more than 100 years of commitment.”

The Hoosier Homestead Award Program recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. Families can qualify for the centennial, sesquicentennial or bicentennial award.

“Representing such a rural district, it’s always a pleasure to congratulate these hard-working families who provide jobs for Hoosiers,” said State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil). “Thank you for making a positive impact on our economy while supporting our community.”

Each year, awards ceremonies are held in the spring and summer commemorating the achievements of farm families across the state. For more information on the Hoosier Homestead Award Program, visit www.in.gov/isda/2337.htm.

 

CAPTION:  Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch (far left) presents a Hoosier Homestead Award to the Hughes Farm Friday, March 15, 2019, at the Indiana Statehouse. The Hoosier Homestead Award Program recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

 

CAPTION:  Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch (far left) presents a Hoosier Homestead Award to the Redman Farm Friday, March 15, 2019, at the Indiana Statehouse. The Hoosier Homestead Award Program recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

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State Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) represents Senate District 23,
which includes Fountain, Montgomery, Parke,
Vermillion and Warren counties and a portion of Boone County.

For a high-resolution photo of Boots, click here.

 

State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) represents House District 42,

which includes all of Vermillion County and portions of Clay,

Fountain, Parke, Vigo and Warren counties.

Click here to download a high-resolution photo of Morrison.