speakerTom Butler

Butler Farms

Tom Butler is a North Carolina contract hog farm operator located in Western Harnett County approximately 50 miles Southwest of Raleigh, NC. He is owner and manager of the 7500 head feeder pig to finish hog operation.  He was born near his farm in 1941 and has spent the majority of his adult life on the farm or in ag related work.  He graduated from Anderson Creek High School in 1959 and then went on to East Carolina College from 1959 through 1963.  He was a general science major with a minor in Biology.  He is an advocate for improving the current animal waste management system using available and affordable renewable energy technology.