RIVER FRIENDLY FARMERS
In a ceremony to conincide with Farmers' Day at the 2015 Indiana State Fair, 59 River Friendly Farmers were recognized by the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (IASWCD) for the work they do to protect Indiana's natual resources. Among them were Kasten Family Farms of Pulaski County.
The awards were presented by Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Ted McKinney, President of Indiana's Farm Bureau Don Villwock, and State Conservationist Jane Hardisty, and IASWCD President Jeff Meinders.
The River Friendly Farmers were selected for this award by thier local Soil and Water Conservation District based upon thier management practices which help keep rivers, lakes, and streams clean. This award is sponsored by the IASWCD, the 92 local SWCD districts, and Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc.