FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Senior Partners - 5
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Tue Jun 25, 2013 07:29 AM CDT

AUSTIN, Texas (DTN) -- Ben Hendrix grew up on an irrigated farm in northeastern Colorado, joining the FFA in high school and partnering on his first farmland purchase with profits from his own sweet corn sideline.

Still, from the time he was in junior high, the would-be farmer knew he wasn't guaranteed a position in the family business. For that, Ben's dad, Jim, would require not just two college degrees but promotions in an off-farm career. When Ben finally applied for a job after earning an MBA and working five years in the financial services industry, his dad's business partners ...

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