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Moving on Up

Indiana Farm Bureau moves to 130 East Washington Street.

  • October 3, 1948

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A Hundred Grand

Membership passes the 100,000 mark.

  • June 9, 1952

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Future of Animal Health

Indiana Farm Bureau succeeds in getting a law passed which establishes a school of veterinary medicine at Purdue University.

  • March 14, 1957

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Gross Takes the Wheel

Lois Gross is appointed state chair of the Women's Committee and second vice president of Indiana Farm Bureau.

  • August 1, 1957

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Doup at the Head

George Doup becomes president of Indiana Farm Bureau.

  • January 1, 1958

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An Inclusive Group

Indiana Rural Youth’s membership peaks at 4,024.

  • February 1, 1958

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Rules of the Road

Vehicle Safety Legislation passes in the Statehouse.

  • March 3, 1967

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A Golden Anniversary

Indiana Farm Bureau celebrates its 50th anniversary.

  • March 19, 1969

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Developing Leaders

Indiana Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer program is formed.

  • September 1, 1969

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Cream of the Crop

Indiana Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer award, now known as Young Farmer Achievement Award, is created.

  • December 1, 1969

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The Reformation

Governor Bowen presents his tax package at the Statehouse.

  • January 24, 1973

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Successful Opposition

Land Use Planning Act of 1973 fails in the US House of Representatives.

  • June 11, 1974

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Stackhouse Makes History

Marion Stackhouse becomes president of Indiana Farm Bureau.

  • December 8, 1976

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A Trailblazing Bureau

Indiana Farm Bureau tops 250,000 members.

  • April 7, 1977

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A Full Time Duty

Judith Carley is hired as director of the Women's Department.

  • January 1, 1978

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The Hegel Effect

Carolyn Hegel is named Indiana Farm Bureau’s second vice president and chair of the State Women's Committee.

  • December 9, 1980

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The Right to Farm

The Indiana Right to Farm Statute is enacted following push by Indiana Farm Bureau.

  • March 1, 1981

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Sowing Seeds in the Future

Farming the Classroom, (known today as Ag in the Classroom), is launched.

  • November 1, 1982

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Leader of the PAC

Indiana Farm Bureau establishes a political action committee, or PAC: “Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT.”

  • October 1, 1983

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A Voice for Farmers

Indiana Farm Bureau establishes a political action committee, or PAC: “Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT.”

  • October 1, 1983

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