August 11, 2015

Packers Jordy Nelson 'More Farmer' Than Football Player, Works 12 Hour Days on Family Farm

Breaking news out of  Riley, Kansas, population of 992. Jordy Nelson, pro-bowl wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers says he still works his family farm 12 hours a day

Nelson family photo (source: JS Online)
"Working cattle is my favorite farm duty," Nelson told ESPN. "I probably identify more as a farmer" than as a football player.

Nelson's family farm was started by his grandpa and is called the Nelson Angus Family Farm and features 2,000 acres of pastureland for cattle and another 2,000 for key crops like corn and beans.

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