Buster, his wife, Beverly, and son, Jason, operate two neighboring dairies — one with 4,200 Jerseys and one with 5,200 Holsteins. Buster also has 12,000 acres of ranch land where he raises beef cattle and buffalo. In addition, he farms more than 3,000 acres of crops on a pivot irrigation system. Buster is chairman of the Lee County Water board. In the past, he has been the recipient of the New Mexico Agriculturalist of the Year Award, received the New Mexico Entrepreneurial Award and was honored by the College of the Southwest and the Free Enterprise Award.