A&T Farms produce was grown along the Platte River bottom for the first seven years of production, offering sandy ground that allowed plants to produce more abundantly. In 2009, A&T Farms acquired land near the Elkhorn River that contains deep, nutrient-rich soil ideal for growing quality produce.
As a young boy, Tyler Nelson began growing vegetables alongside his Grandpa Heldt in Yutan, NE. Tyler, with friend Alex Neukirch, began a hobby that developed into a fast growing produce business in just a few short years. In 2002, Nelson and Neukirch launched A&T Farms.
In 2010, Tyler and his wife, Pamela, along with then 1 year old daughter Naomi took over 100% of the business as Alex decided to take another path in his career. Since then, the farm has expanded from 10 acres to 100, creating a significant increase of available products, as well as a larger staff. The farm went from 2 employees to 6 full-time and 30 seasonal workers.
The Nelson Family has also been expanding. Daughter Naomi was born in 2009, daughters Tessa and Jade were born in 2012 and 2015 respectively. They welcomed daughter, Callie Anne, December 21st, 2016.
Nelson girls Naomi, 7, Jade, 1, and Tessa, 4.