FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Building a Father's Legacy
Thu Oct 31, 2013 01:52 PM CDT

Even before 10-year-old Bailey Wendt burned up her dad's pickup truck in soybean stubble while picking rocks, she was a bona fide farm girl. Now, 10 years later, she's planning to be his business partner.

"Not many young people have a choice of whether or not to farm," says her father, Roland Wendt, Truman, Minn. Despite that truck fire, he adds, "We're giving Bailey that choice." Still in pursuit of a degree as a personal trainer, she's returned to the farm to work side by side with her father and mother, Deb. They ...

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