• This month, why not get to know some of the wonderful Indiana dairy farm families near you? Spin through our 30 featured farms below to see photos, recipes, quotes, upcoming events and more.

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  • Wagler FarmsMorgantown, IN

    Wagler Farms was founded in 1950 when Henry and Frances Wagler moved from their Daviess County home in southern Indiana to help start the Bean Blossom Mennonite Church. The original farmstead took on the image of many local farms in that era...

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  • Obert Legacy DairyFort Branch, IN

    From 1839 until today, six generations of the Obert family have lived and farmed in Gibson County, Indiana. The family got into the dairy business in 1956, although Obert Legacy Dairy in its current form was founded in 2010...

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  • Troxel Dairy FarmHanna, IN

    The Troxel Dairy Farm in Hanna, Indiana, is owned by Tom and LuAnn Troxel. The dairy started in 1950 with Tom’s parents, Phil and Mary Troxel. They milked around 24 cows and raised their family of 8 children right where the farm still is today...

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  • Crystal Valley Dairy FarmsMiddlebury, IN

    Mike and Rhonda Yoder are owners of Crystal Valley Dairy Farms in Middlebury, Indiana. Mike graduated from Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology in 1974 and after five years...

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  • Kuehnert Dairy FarmFort Wayne, IN

    The Kuehnert family dairy farm was established in the 1890s, so the farm is now operated by the fifth and sixth generation of farmers. Brothers Alan and Stanley Kuehnert run the farm...

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  • Rauscher FarmsHuntingburg, IN

    Rauscher Farms is a fourth-generation dairy farm, one of only four left in its county. Two brothers operate the farm, milking 200 dairy cows. They also grow alfalfa hay and wheat. Rauscher Farms use genetic data to improve the healthy ...

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  • Kelsay FarmsWhiteland, IN

    Located where rural farm scenes and suburban sprawl collide, Kelsay Farms, LLC is a sixth generation dairy and crop farm just south of Indianapolis. Originally land-granted by President Martin Van Buren ...

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  • Seven Hills DairyGoodland, IN

    Henk and his wife, Linda, own Seven Hills Dairy LLC near Goodland, Indiana. Henk and Linda emigrated in 1996 from the Netherlands. Henk is a fourth generation dairy farmer. Together the couple own and manage 2,150 cows with 1,950 replacement...

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  • Weaver Dairy FarmBennington, IN

    Weaver Dairy Farm has a long history in Switzerland and Ohio counties. Franklin and Rodger Weaver's parents, Russell and Olive, bought the farm where Franklin and his wife, Linda, live today in 1944. Russell and Olive chose that location because...

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  • Stockwell FarmsHudson, IN

    Stockwell Farms is a third generation dairy farm located outside Hudson, Indiana. The farm was started by Lynn Stockwell in 1960, and dairy farming has become a family tradition. The farm has seen many changes...

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  • Schwoeppe Dairy FarmHuntingburg, IN

    Schwoeppe Dairy Farm is truly a family affair, with three generations milking and taking care of their cows. Darren and Sam Schwoeppe are the fourth generation of dairy farmers to live and work...

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  • Phares Dairy FarmAlbion, IN

    Steve Phares began dairy farming in 1973 after purchasing the farm from his grandfather. In 1997, Steve’s son, Clint, joined the operation. The father-son double act now milk 110...

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  • Foerg & Forgey River-View FarmLogansport, IN

    Foerg & Forgey River-View Farm began when Dave Forgey purchased his grandfather’s share of the family milking herd and became a partner in his parents’ dairy farm in 1962...

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  • Homestead DairyPlymouth, IN

    The original dairy was started in 1945 by Elmer and Lena Houin. They bought 216 acres and started milking 9 cows. They also had 25 hens and some hogs. Homestead Dairy, as the dairy is now known, officially began in 1979...

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  • Dague Dairy FarmKewana, IN

    Jim Dague’s parents began dairy farming 1960. That same farm is now run by Jim, his wife Peggy, their son Andrew, Andrew’s wife Janet, and the Dagues’s business partner Tyler Bennett...

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  • J & A Dairy FarmEvansville, IN

    J & A Dairy, named after its owners Jim and Anita Schmitt, began in 1982 when the Schmitts began running the dairy farm Jim’s parents had owned. The Schmitts have three sons, all of whom are involved in the farm. Jeremy does the milking...

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  • Hoeing Livestock FarmsRushville, IN

    Hoeing Livestock Farms was established in 1947, and now, three generations later, four Hoeing brothers are running the farm founded by their grandfather. The brothers milk 400 cows and farm 3,000 acres in Rush County...

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  • Jones Robotic DairyStar City, IN

    Jones Robotic Dairy is a family-owned and operated dairy farm founded in 1942. Sammy and Pamela Jones have been married for 35 years, and work together on the farm every day. Sammy and Pam’s four children who help with the operation are the...

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  • Brand FarmsWaterloo, IN

    Brand Farms was founded in 1972. Now the farm is run by second and third generation dairy farmers, George Brand and his son David. When the farm began...

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  • Mills Dairy FarmOssian, IN

    The Mills farm has been in the family since 1934. Paul and his wife, Nicki were married in 1967 and took over the farming operation. Paul and Nicki raised two children on the farm, Tony and Beth. The Mills family expanded the dairy herd in 1993...

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  • All Wright FarmsMuncie, IN

    All Wright Farms is a fourth generation dairy farm located in Delaware County. Dan Wright and four of his sons are currently running All Wright Farms which consists of a 220 cow dairy along with 2800 acres of crops. Family members are...

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  • Crosby Dairy FarmGreensburg, IN

    The Crosby family has been milking cows since 1932, when George Crosby’s father bought land outside Greensburg and started a dairy farm. Now, George and his two sons, Tom and Don, milk 60 Holstein and Jersey cows. The Crosbys have accumulated...

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  • Oneeda FarmsSyracuse, IN

    Hibschman and Holsteins have been synonymous in the Syracuse area since 1929 when Clee Hibschman, became a member of the National Holstein Association. The farm is now owned by Clee’s grandson, Joe. With Joe’s son Roger and several grandchildren involved the farm...

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  • Mayhill HolsteinsFountain City, IN

    Mayhill Holsteins was established in 1967 and today is home to the 2013 Indianapolis 500 Milkman, Duane Hill, who handed the famous drink of milk to winning driver Tony Kanaan in Victory Lane. The Hills milk 60 dairy cows and farm 555 acres...

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  • Knollbrook FarmGoshen, IN

    John and Cynthia Adam moved to Knollbrook Farm in 1986, right after they were married. The farm is called Knollbrook because it is on a small knoll by Solomon Creek. They had four cows, and no large equipment. But they had a dream...

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  • Kleine Dairy FarmCedar Lake, IN

    The Kleine Dairy Farm was established in 1917 by Herb Kleine’s father. It is now a fourth generation family farm. Herb, his son Dave, his grandson Greg, and his granddaughter Janny are involved in the daily operations...

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  • Purdue University Dairy FarmWest Lafayette, IN

    The dairy farm at Purdue University serves as a research station for farm management practices, offers jobs and learning experiences to Purdue students, and is a fully operational working dairy farm. About 210 Holstein cows and 250 young replacement heifers...

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  • Huber Dairy FarmSaint Paul, IN

    Huber Dairy Farm has been in existence for 55 years. Three generations work on this family farm in central Indiana. The Hubers have about 70 cows and replacement heifers on the farm. Replacement heifers are young female animals who will become...

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  • Carterly FarmsThorntown, IN

    Specializing in intensive grazing of green pastures and raising beautiful black and white Holstein cows, Carterly Farm is located about 30 minutes northwest of Indianapolis, IN. Charlie and Margaret Carter and their daughter...

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  • Hesters Dairy FarmWalkerton, IN

    Husband and wife Ted and Karyn Hesters live and work on this northern Indiana dairy farm. The family is currently milking 184 Jersey cows. Jerseys are a breed from the British island of...

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