• Welcome to the world of the Hoosier dairy farm families who produce a wholesome, quality product for you every single day. We thank them for their hard work and willingness to share with us photos, recipes, and stories from their farms! Find out below: who's your dairy farmer?

  • All Wright Farms

    Muncie, 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...

     
     
  • Brand Farms

    Waterloo, 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, the Brands had 40 cows on 240 acres...

     
     
  • Carterly Farms

    Thornton, 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...

     
     
  • Crosby Dairy Farm

    Greensburg, 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...

     
     
  • Crystal Valley Dairy Farm

    Middlebury, 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...

     
     
  • Dague Dairy Farm

    Kewana, 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...

     
     
  • EJ Dairies

    Crown Point, IN

    EJ Dairies Inc., located in Crown Point, IN, is operated by EJ Hein and family. George Hein started farming in 1948 in Merrillville, IN with his first registered Holstein. In 1959, he retired, and his son Edward A. took over. In 1963, he moved the...

     
     
  • Estes Dairy Farm

    Fountaintown, IN

    Kerry and Christiana Estes are the husband-wife team behind Estes Dairy Farm. The couple are first-generation dairy farmers who began in 2005 with a group of heifers (young females who...

     
     
  • Foerg & Forgey River-View Farm

    Logansport, 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...

     
     
  • Foerg & Haney Hilltop Holsteins

    Akron, IN

    The Haneys have been farming in northern Indiana for six generations, with the seventh generation already starting to help out (or at least to play on the swings the family...

     
     
  • Hesters Dairy Farm

    Walkerton, 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...

     
     
  • Hoeing Livestock Farms

    Rushville, 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...

     
     
  • Homestead Dairy

    Plymouth, 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...

     
     
  • Huber Dairy Farm

    Saint 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...

     
     
  • J & A Dairy Farm

    Evansville, 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...

     
     
  • Jones Robotic Dairy

    Star 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...

     
     
  • Kelsay Farms

    Whiteland, 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...

     
     
  • Kleine Dairy Farm

    Cedar 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...

     
     
  • Knollbrook Farm

    Goshen, 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...

     
     
  • Kuehnert Dairy Farm

    Fort 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...

     
     
  • Mayhill Holsteins

    Fountain 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...

     
     
  • MTJ Jersey Farm

    Eaton, IN

    MTJ Jersey Farm began when Tom and Mary Jeffrey purchased this farm in 1959. Cindy Jeffrey, the current owner, was just 9 months old when her parents bought the farm...

     
     
  • Nor-Bert Farms

    Bremen, IN

    Nor-Bert Farms of Bremen, Indiana has seen many changes since the farm began in 1945. The family farm was founded by Norman and his late wife Bertha Krathwohl. Over the past 69 years...

     
     
  • Obert Legacy Dairy

    Fort 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...

     
     
  • Oneeda Farms

    Syracuse, 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...

     
     
  • Phares Dairy Farm

    Albion, 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...

     
     
  • Purdue University Dairy Farm

    West 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...

     
     
  • Rauscher Farms

    Huntingburg, 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...

     
     
  • Schwoeppe Dairy Farm

    Huntingburg, 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...

     
     
  • Seven Hills Dairy

    Goodland, 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...

     
     
  • Sommer Dairy Farm

    Berne, IN

    Sommer Dairy Farm began in the 1960s when Dave Sommer’s parents, Willis and Ruth, bought 120 acres to grow crops and raise dairy cows. Today, Dave and his wife Gloria, along with their son Lance and his wife Nan, their daughter...

     
     
  • Stockwell Farms

    Hudson, 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...

     
     
  • Sunny Park Dairy

    Bluffton, IN

    Sunny Park Dairy is owned by Dean and Holly Frauhiger. In 1975 Dean began working the farm that has been in his family since the early 1900s. They operate their conventional 300 cow dairy along with their...

     
     
  • Troxel Dairy Farm

    Hanna, 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...

     
     
  • Wagler Farms

    Morgantown, 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...

     
     
  • Weaver Dairy Farm

    Bennington, 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...

     
     
  • Willemsen Dairy Farm

    Frankton, IN

    Willemsen Dairy Farm in Frankton, Indiana began in 2002 when Tejo Willemsen immigrated to Indiana from the Netherlands. Tejo had previously owned a 60 cow dairy farm in the Netherlands...

     
     
  • Yoned Farm

    Union Mills, IN

    Yon and Alice Lindborg own Yoned Farm. Established by Yon’s father in the spring of 1955, Yoned Farm has milked cows at this location ever since (except for 6 months in 2005 during the rebuilding after a fire destroyed the milking parlor)...