SEGMENT: FAMILY, FARM-RELATED WORK, & LOSS OF FARM
Matthew Hughes>LPL Interviews A-M>LPL Interviews A-J, Segment 11
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- Met wife Connie in college when she was a freshman; dated throughout college and got married when he was to start work in St. Louis. Has a son Thaddeus who is eleven and a daughter, Marrisa, who is six. Thinks his son will be an engineer and daughter may be the farmer.
- FARM-RELATED WORK
- Connie worked for Commodity Analyst in Morton. Matt started working for GrowMark when they moved back south of Bloomington from St. Louis. Talks about operating a tractor and combine when he was younger.
- LOSS OF FARM
- Discusses how his wife got their farm in the Funk's Grove area. Talks about losing a farm to development.