Farmers, I think, are less born than occasioned, science yet to isolate the gene type predisposing the innocent to agriculture. There are clinicians who believe dementia can be explained by this malady alone, this as my mother-in-law believed.
Her core observation being to go to college was ostensibly to cure any predisposition to agriculture. Add grad school, a dose of astrophysics and Reinhold Neibuhr, and there was little chance the victim would ever again revert to agriculture, even less of an opportunity.
This I might have avoided had I minded my father’s earnest instruction to court and marry a country girl. Not to be tempted by a slick city chick for by my father’s estimate that was to enter an alternate and complex world, variegated to the point of slurry yet to add the multiple gravities.