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By Ben Middelkamp

Smith family has spent more than 50 years farming in Indiana


ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — For more than 50 years, the Smith family has called Fulton County home. What started as a 420-acre farm west of Rochester has grown not only in acreage and crop production, but manpower.

The Smith's farm, one of the largest in the county, first began in 1965 when Dale and Millie Smith moved to the area from LaPorte County. Now, the farm has extended to three generations, with Dale and Millie's two sons, four grandsons and two nephews employed.

"I'm very fortunate that they were interested in wanting to continue the operation," Dale said about his family. "The opport...

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