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When Dad Won't Let Go
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:45 AM CST

There is plenty of time for Mike and Cameron Simpson to talk during the one-hour-plus drives between the main units of their farm operation, straddling the border between North and South Carolina. It's on these drives they talk about the past, present and potential future of Monroe, N.C.-based Simpson Farms.

"When we first expanded," says Mike, age 60, "I thought I'd work near our home farm in North Carolina most of the time while Cameron would work more in South Carolina. We've grown more in South Carolina, and really, more often, we work ...

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