Vevay, IN | Certificate of Distinction: 1986
Russell Weaver, Route 2, Vevay, and his three sons operate an 825-acre dairy farm where they milk 108 cows and feed 65 beef cows, and raise hay, corn and tobacco. He has served as president of the Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center advisory committee, and as a member of the Extension-Research Support Committee represented to the committee in Washington, D.C. in 1982 he received the “Friend of Extension” award. He has served as president of the County Farm Bureau nine years and was a voting delegate to the State Farm Bureau Convention. He also served as director of the Dearborn County Farm Bureau Co-op Association. Weaver has served on the county planning and zoning commission, the School Building Committee, and the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County Committee. He has also been an active member of the American Dairy Association, the National Milk Producers and the Co-op Milk Company, and the state and national Mideast Dairy Improvement Association. Weaver is a lay speaker and chairman of the pastor-parish Board at his church.