Married to Katie Pistorius, Craig Paulek has played a hands-on role at the farm for more than 15 years. He handles the day-to-day farm operations, including technology and equipment investments. As the mechanical expert at Pistorius Farms, he ensures all equipment works efficiently and effectively. And, when it comes to maintenance and repair, his talents prove to be invaluable.
Craig and Katie also own CAP Farms, which raises premium Boer goats for breeders and exhibitors throughout Illinois. Craig and his family typically exhibit at five different fairs each year and work to improve their herd through genetics. He is a member of the Illinois Meat Goat Producers and the American Boer Goat Association.
Craig graduated from Illinois State University with a bachelor of science in agricultural engineering management. He is involved in the Christian County Young Farmers, a past Christian County Fair Board president and now their director. He is a Lifetime Charter Member of the Taylorville FFA Alumni and serves as township clerk for Stonington Township. Craig and his wife Katie have three boys, Cole, Waylon and Levi.
Craig can be reached at (217) 254-0991 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.