Nelson Powell Introduction

Nelson is a native North Carolinian, farmboy and the 11th generation to raise his family on their farm in Taylor’s Bridge, NC. Married to the love of his life, Melody for 16 years, who is a high school teacher, they are finding their way through raising their wonderful daughter Lily who is 14 going on 21 most days. An Agricultural banker by trade, Nelson finances Agriculture all over the US from produce to poultry and all in between. Nelson graduated from NC State in 1998 with degrees in Agriculture Business Management & Marketing, his careers have been a wide range from a private crop consultant, USDA Conservationist, Smithfield Foods Executive, Farm Credit Management & Rabobank. Nelson frequently writes articles about leadership, inspiration & his beliefs. He’s also an international keynote speaker within the Agriculture industry on leadership, development & advocacy. An avid traveler, Nelson can be found wandering the globe sharing his passion for agriculture and love of Christ. Look him up at "bankerfarmernel" on all social media outlets to follow along with #nellysnotes!

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