Meet Jed Welder, retired Army Ranger who returned to Michigan to farm. Jed considers himself a small farmer, and works with 33 different land owners to raise 1,500 acres of corn, soybeans, wheat and oats. Listen in as he discusses:

  • The best office he’s ever sat in
  • Transitioning from the Army to farming
  • Raising kids on a farm and fitness regimens on the farm
  • Putting plants first before social events
  • Giving directions in farm country
  • The differences between isolation on a farm and being in a military unit
  • Setting goals to be efficient, doing more with what he has
  • Balancing community goals of sportsmen and farmers
  • Building relationships with people around you
  • The speed limit and farmers’ sense of urgency

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