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Andrew Nelson

Farmer/FarmBeats

Andrew Nelson is a 5th generation Farmer in the Palouse Region of Eastern Washington. Before moving back to the family farm, Andrew was a software consultant in the Seattle Area and led software teams in developing solutions for multiple Fortune 100 companies. Since he has moved back to the farm, he has increased the size of his operation by 50%. He continues to do software consulting for clients around the U.S. as well as manage his farm. His approach to technology on his farm is to make his operation run more efficiently, reduce costs, increase yield, or improve the ground for future generations. His farm has hosted numerous members of the U.S. Congress as well as International trade delegations. Andrew holds a dual degree from the University of Washington, a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Business Administration. He lives on the farm with his wife and two sons.

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