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[ISDA] Photos Available of March 2013 Hoosier Homestead Award Recipients
Start Date: 3/22/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 3/22/2013
Entry Description
In a ceremony at the Indiana State House, Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Indiana Agriculture Director Gina Sheets today honored 50 families with the Hoosier Homestead Award. The award recognizes families who have owned and operated their family farms for 100 years or more.

Photos of those attending the ceremony are now available on theISDA Facebook Page. Higher resolution photos are available upon request.

Also, attached is local contact information for those March recipients who welcome correspondence from media.

Of the 50 Hoosier Homestead recipients honored:

• 1 received the Bicentennial Award for keeping their farm in the family for more than 200 years

• 22 received the Sesquicentennial Award for more than 150 years

• 27 received the Centennial Award for more than 100 years


Since 1976, more than 4,300 families have been recognized for their commitment to agriculture and farming history.

Contact Information:
Name: Jeannie Keating
Phone: 327-696-9695
Email: jkeating@isda.in.gov
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