2006 Brad Burton

Brad Burton

Brad Burton was born on Oct. 20, 1958, to Dean and Jayne. Their operation BDB, is a cash grain farm in five central Indiana counties. They also operate a 500 sow farrow- to-finish operation marketing more than 8,000 finishing hogs. Their operation utilizes the most modern technologies available to be efficient in an extremely challenging industry. He is a third generation Carroll County farmer.

He and his wife are part owners of Brosman’s IGA in Delphi. Burton has always been a community-minded person and has been very involved in many groups and organizations. He began by being an advisor for the Jr. Leader program and then followed by serving 14 years as 4-H leader for Madison Township. He has been the swine superintendent at the Carroll County 4-H Fair for the past 10 years.

Pork Producers have been a big part of Burton’s life through his involvement in not only the Carroll County Pork Producers, where he served as president for three years, but also with the Indiana Pork Producers and some committees with the National Pork Producers by serving as a delegate to Pork Forum. Burton received the Outstanding Young Pork Producer Award in 1995. He served on Steve Buyer’s ag advisory board, was involved with the Delphi Jaycees, and is a past member of the Carroll County Gideon’s. He is a reserve deputy with the Sheriff’s Department and has served on the Delphi Multi- School Building Corporation Board.

Burton is very involved with Delphi United Methodist Church, where he is a youth and senior adult Sunday school teacher as well as the worship leader coordinator. He has served as a lay church speaker at various churches. Burton is a God fearing Christian who said he realizes his purpose on earth is to glorify God and serve others whenever he can.

February 11, 2010

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