Bonus Content

Season 4, Episode 08

Simple As Corn, Part 1

Lessons From Mentors, Failures And Ground Squirrels

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It’s amazing how much corn one little squirrel can eat. That’s just one of the occupational hazards now facing Weston Hannan, a 12 year old corn farmer from Wisconsin.

While most 12-year-olds are busy watching squirrels run up trees, Weston has to worry about how to keep them out of his fields. It’s just one of many things this young man has to keep in mind as he goes about the day-to-day business of actually farming at an age when most kids are only doing that in video games.