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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