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Andrew Burleson

Andrew Burleson
Farmer

Biography

Education: Graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Agronomy and minor in Ag Business in 1999

I farm with my family in Stanly and surrounding counties in North Carolina.  My wife, Ashley, and I have three children ages 14, 11, and 7.  Our family farm supports my parents, my aunt and uncle, my cousin and his household as well as our family and several employees.  We raise 4200 acres of row crops including cotton, corn, soybeans and wheat.  We also raise cattle, turkeys and hogs.  I am active in our church and community serving on our local charter school board.

Industry Leadership Roles: Past President of the North Carolina Cotton Producers Association; North Carolina Delegate on the Board of the National Cotton Council, American Cotton Producers and Southern Cotton Growers Board; Cotton Incorporated Board; Treasurer on the Board of the Stanly County Farm Bureau; Serve on Advisory committees for NC Farm Bureau and American Farm Bureau