Farmer Spotlight

Ron Prestage, DVM

Ron Prestage, DVM, a hog and turkey farmer from Camden, S.C., serves as NPPC President-Elect. Prestage is the owner/president of Prestage Farms, which has locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Iowa, Oklahoma and Texas.

Prestage is the founding member of Palmetto Agribusiness Council. He is also a board member of University of Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine, the South Carolina Poultry Federation, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Black River Electric Cooperative. Prestage has served as chairman for the South Carolina Poultry Federation, National Turkey Federation and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. He also served as a past advisory committee member of Environmental Management Solutions, LLC.

Prestage graduated from North Carolina State University with his B.S. degree in 1977 and graduated from Auburn University with his DVM in 1982. He completed his equine surgery internship at UC Davis in 1983.

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