Farming A Tradition

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    Greyson Denton of Huntingburg, 5, covered himself in corn as his great-grandmother, Jane Jenkins, searched for his missing shoe in the corn pit during the open house at Francis Lindauer & Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. The Lindauer family offered tours, hayrides, children’s activities and free pizza and ice cream. The family hopes to carry on the legacy of Francis Lindauer, a people-person who loved giving tours of the farm. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Grant Weyer of Ferdinand carried his son Hutson, 2, on his shoulders during the open house at Francis Lindauer and Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Tractor-pulled hay rides were offered during the open house at Francis Lindauer and Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Sharon Lueken of Ferdinand painted a brown dog on the face of Ethan Dupps of Jasper, 4, during the open house at Francis Lindauer and Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Kimmi Devaney of Indianapolis and Anita Schmitt of Evansville looked at the Lindauer family photos in the observation room during the open house at Francis Lindauer and Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    "Look, a mommy cow," said Chloe Nord of Ferdinand, 3, during the open house at Francis Lindauer and Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Allison Linares of Ferdinand, 8, had a cow painted on her face during the open house at Francis Lindauer and Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Aubrey Neuhoff of Jasper, 5, walked hand-in-hand with her grandfather John Wehr of Ireland and mother Emily Neuhoff during the open house at Francis Lindauer and Sons Dairy Farm in Ferdinand on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald