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  • Congratulations to Ceres Solutions Cooperative for winning the Indiana Association of Conservation Districts Conservation Friend of the Year Award


  • Steve Wallpe, a Benton County Farmer, was awarded Field to Market’s 2016 Famer Spotlight Award for being a trailblazer in cover crop adoption. Steve plants around 2,000 acres of covers crops and has overcome many challenges in establishing this practice in his operation. His consistent efforts have been a model for the work being done in the county and watershed.


  • Mike Conner received the 2017 Farmer Spotlight award from Field to Market for his long-term efforts in no-till, conservation practices, and his newly adopted cover crop practices. Mike has a long history in conservation efforts with an interest that began when he was young to preserve the soil health of their family’s farms.