Raised on a sheep and beef farm in Franklin, WV, Brad graduated from Potamac State College in 1979 with an Associate Degree in Agriculture. In 1981 he graduated from West Virginia University with a Batchelor’s Degree in Animal Science and then again in 1985 with a Master’s Degree in Agriculture. Brad worked for West Virginia University for 8 years as an Extension Agent and then for 4 year with North Carolina State University as an Agricultural Extension Agent in Moore County. Brad has co-owned Carthage Farm Supply since 1993 and currently lives on a beef cattle farm just outside Carthage with his wife Kathy.
David is co-owner of Carthage Farm Supply. He is a retired veterinarian that lives on a cattle farm outside of Carthage.