Sustaining the Family Farm

Operator: Buron Lanier, Jr.
Production: Beef Cattle
Location: Burgaw, Pender County, NC
Lanier created a dual use of the land by sowing pasture grasses beneath timber. This will allow more forage to background their feeder calves, introducing the opportunity to hold their calves to finishing size rather than selling them at weaning stage, thus increasing pounds sold per head of cattle.

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