Central Lakes College announces new Farm Business Management Instructors


On behalf of Central Lakes College, we welcome these instructors to the FBM team at Staples!

 Kraig Nelson comes to CLC with his Master’s in Engineering and his undergraduate in Plant Industries Management.  Kraig has extensive background in GIS/GPS and agronomy applications. His most recent experience in education was serving as adjunct faculty at Bismark State College.

 James Velde comes to us with an extensive background in agricultural finance as he has spent most of his career in the Farm Service Agency (USDA).  James has his Bachelor’s in Agriculture.  James has been quite successful in loan management, credit analysis, and office management handling very large loan portfolios.