I'm a father of two wonderful children, married, and a lifelong farmer. Education: BS in Zoology from NCSU, masters in science education, masters in educational leadership. I taught public school for 11 years. I worked with the Cooperative Extension for 3 years as a livestock agent and county extension director. Learning the need for small meat processors, my wife and I purchased the local plant and have kept it open and expanded output and services. We have around 70 cows and raise around 10 hogs per year.