Students from around the state were encouraged to write an essay to tell why Indiana agriculture plays a positive role in their lives and those around them. They were asked to describe how Indiana farmers nourish 1) our families, 2) our animals, and 3) our earth (soil).
Josie Edwards, a 6th grader that is homeschooled in Franklin, Ind. talked about how farmers grow their food and why that is important.
Yijiang Zhao, a seventh grader from Central Middle School in Columbus, Ind. says Indiana is like a wheel and Indiana agriculture and farmers are at the center of it.
Jessica-Lena Bohlin is a junior at LaPorte High School in LaPorte, Ind. She says we need to recognize all that farmers are doing today.
The three winners in each category received an Apple iPad and were recognized during a reception at the Statehouse on Tuesday.
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