29 Jan

(Charleston Daily News) At just 12 years old, Carter Taylor has developed some impressive farming and business skills over the last three years.

“I believe in giving people good, quality meat, and I like taking care of animals,” he said. “I really like showing at different fairs.”

Carter, a sixth-grader at Ripley Middle School, raises pigs and cattle on acreage throughout Jackson County. Some land belongs to relatives and some is rented.

Carter’s main business is pigs. He sold 34 of them to 4-H and Future Farmers of America members in five counties last year. His purebreds have won grand champion for the last four years at the West Virginia State Fair.

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