New Dairy Farm Opens in Cat. County

Michelle T. Bernard
Staff Writer

Some kids grow up wanting to be astronauts, some want to be firemen. Brandon Lowman, 31, wanted to be a farmer and not just any farmer but a dairy farmer.

In this day and age of people getting out of farming and small dairies closing, to have a farmer start a dairy in Catawba County is highly unusual. To make it even more uncommon, Lowman does not come from a family of farmers – his father was in the boat business.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.