Indiana Farm Management Tour

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    Weikun Yang, left, photographed Xiu Xind as the visiting scholars studying agricultural finance at Purdue University stood in a corn field Tuesday at Whitsitt Farms in Duff. The students were among a group visiting five area properties as part of the 82nd annual Indiana Farm Management Tour. The Whitsitt farm had about 100 guests, including a bus load of students who drove from Purdue. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Dennis Whitsitt, left, his wife, Jane, and his mother, Mary Ann, and Purdue University agricultural economist Corinne Alexander spoke about the Whitsitt family’s farming practices. In Dubois County, the tour also stopped at the Fischer cattle farm near Kyana and the Vollmer farm near Ireland. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    About 100 people gathered Tuesday at Whitsitt Farms in Duff. Tuesday marked the second and final day of the 82nd annual Indiana Farm Management Tour, which this year swept through five properties in Dubois and Spencer counties. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Kristin Berberich of Mt. Carmel, Ill., 12, left, and her mom, Kelly, listened as the Whitsitt family spoke about their farming practices at their farm in Duff on Tuesday morning during the 82nd annual Indiana Farm Management Tour, which this year swept through five properties in Dubois and Spencer counties. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    A neighbor's dog ran near the corn field at the Whitsitt Farm in Duff during the 82nd annual Indiana Farm Management Tour, which this year swept through five properties in Dubois and Spencer counties. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Jordan Seger, a conservation expert with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture in Indianapolis, spoke to a group about farm technology during the 82nd annual Indiana Farm Management Tour, which this year swept through five properties in Dubois and Spencer counties. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Jordan Seger, a conservation expert with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture in Indianapolis, spoke to a group about farm technology during the 82nd annual Indiana Farm Management Tour, which this year swept through five properties in Dubois and Spencer counties. Heather Rousseau/The Herald

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    Adam Blessinger of Huntingburg, one of two full time staff members at Whitsitt Farm in Duff, listened to the Whitsitt family speak to about 100 visitors during the 82nd annual Indiana Farm Management Tour, which this year swept through five properties in Dubois and Spencer counties. Heather Rousseau/The Herald