State Rep. Jim Pressel, LaPorte County Farm Bureau members Mark Scarborough, Matt Schafer, Gene Schmidt, Joe Tuholski, Mike Schultz and Otto Werner. The group met with Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis to discuss important agriculture-related issues. As the state’s chief executive on agriculture and rural affairs, Crouch advised the group on ag issues as they relate to LaPorte County and the state.