Monticello Live

Monticello's Daily News

Edward Jones Cablevision

Search

CLASSIFIEDS

OBITUARIES

SCHOOL LUNCHES

LOCAL WEBSITES

Pines Broadcasting Company

Pines Broadcasting Company

O’Fallon Vet

0'Fallon Vet

Market Place

The Market Place

Commercial Bank

Baker’s Electrical

Baker's Supply

Union Bank 1

Scripture Of The Day

Scripture Of The Day

Dan’s Truck & Tire

Dan's Truck & Tire

Sheilla Lampkin

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Farmer’s Insurance

Mosquito Beach

Prime Lending

Secure Storage 2

Holiday Inn Express

Western Sizzlin’

Western Sizzlin'

Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)

Corner Express

Head of the Class

South Arkansas Business Solutions

Ray’s

LifeShare No Date

Phone Book

Phone Book

Razorback Body Shop

Razorback Body Shop

Walmart

Lucky’s Of Monticello

Gibson & Keith

Queen City Furniture Co.

Queen City Furniture Co.

Time & Temp

Time and Temperature

LA Graphics

LA Graphics

NorthSide Baptist Church

Northside Baptist Church

Arkansas AG

War Eagle Boats

State Farm David Funderburg

A.J. Huffman

Seark Sod Farm

2013 Farm Famly of the Year – Dr. Jason Cater & Family

April 25th, 2013 by

caterDr. Jason Cater’s Family has been named the 2013 Farm Family of the Year by the Drew County Farm Family Committee.

Story courtesy of Chance Wright, of The Advance

Dr. Cater, his wife, Sara, and sons, Tanner, 10, and Weston, 7, are cattle and poultry farmers.  “I grew up raising cattle,” Cater said. “I always knew this is something I wanted to do.”

In addition to raising cattle and poultry, Dr. Carter operates a veterinary clinic near his farm.  He said his boys will be the sixth generation of Caters to raise cattle on one part of his land.  “Right up the road is the land my family has farmed since the Civil War,” Cater said.

He said all those years his family raised cattle.  “My grandpa raised a little corn and cotton but in small amounts,” Dr. Cater said. “My dad became a teacher but raised cattle too.”  Sara said they added poultry to the operation in 2000.

Dr. Cater is passing his love for the farm on his children.  Sara said the boys already own their own cattle. Tanner owns two calves and Weston owns one.

Dr. Cater also serves as a school board member for Drew Central School District, where his boys attend school.

This year marks the 67th year of the Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program and awards are given on the county, district and state levels. Since 1947, the Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program has served as a vehicle to recognize outstanding farm families throughout the state.

The objectives of the Farm Family of the Year Program are: to give recognition and encouragement to farm families who are doing an outstanding job on their farm and in their community, to gain recognition of the importance of agriculture in the community and the state, and to disseminate information on improved farm practices and management.

Any farm family in Arkansas is eligible to be named an Arkansas Farm Family. The family may be an owner or a tenant, and may have income from sources other than agriculture.

Choose another article

Newer article: MJHS Cheerleaders

Older article: Tally Kingore

8 Responses to “2013 Farm Famly of the Year – Dr. Jason Cater & Family”

  1. Brenda Reed says:

    Congratulations to Jason and his family. Well deserved honor.

  2. Sheila says:

    The Caters are wonderful people.

  3. Mary Ann says:

    Congratulations! This is well deserved.

  4. Andy Briant says:

    Congrats Jason and family!!!

  5. Mrs. Cruce says:

    Congratulations to Jason, Sara, Weston, and Tanner. Jason comes from a wonderful family (Donny and Sue Cater).

  6. Mike McKeown says:

    Congrats to Jason & family-it is a well deserved honor and we are proud of ya’ll. From:
    Mike & Shirley

  7. Melissa Nash says:

    Congrats Dr Cater and family. Well deserved honor! Thanks for always being there for our animals!!!

  8. Pollyanna Elton says:

    I am so proud of Jason and Sara. They are honest, hard working and blessing to the community in which they live. I am priviledged to call them my friends and fellow church members.

Leave a Reply

WEATHER FORECAST

Weather in Monticello
Today Friday
It is forcast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 10:00 PM CDT on April 24, 2014
Chance of a Thunderstorm
81°/54°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 10:00 PM CDT on April 25, 2014
Partly Cloudy
79°/50°

Farm Bureau

Southern Quality Construction

Larry & Lance Kling

Bone’s Auto Parts

Bone's Auto Parts

Reggie’s Lock & Key

Reggie's Lock & Key

Union Bank 2

Dan’s Towing

Dan's Towing

Immanuel Baptist Church

Clearview

Cass Martin Realty

Cass Martin Realty

SEEMS

City Drug

City Drug

4. DMH Home Health

Ryburn’s

Cedar Hills Apartments

Eubanks Chiropractic

Arkansas Carpet

Arkansas Carpet

Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear

Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear

Rob’s Rims & Tires 1

Rob's Rims & Tires

First Presbyterian Church

$100 Monthly Prize

$100 Monthly Prize for News Tips

Booth 7B

Booth 7B

AM Rental & Sales

Cash Saver Food Outlet

Cash Saver

Mt. Tabor

Life Share

Ray Ryburn Real Estate

Custom Wireless

Monticello Animal Clinic

Monticello Animal Clinic

Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC

Jones Custom Backhoe Service LLC

Coin Collectors

The Guest House

The Guest House

Markle’s Radiator

Markle's Radiator

Greenscape Nursery

Greenscape Nursery

Mullis Insurance

Sammy Mullis Insurance

Tiner’s