On a recent busy day this spring, Scott Adams rushed in late to an appointment at his office at the Community America Credit Union, where he works as a financial advisor.

Dressed in his trademark jeans and open-collar shirt, he explained apologetically that he unexpectedly had to “hay the horses” before he could head off for the office. Adams isn’t in rural Nebraska or South Dakota working as a farmer and running a small advisory practice on the side. He actually works full-time in bustling Kansas City, Mo., commuting in from his home in Lawson, about 20 miles northeast, where he lives with his wife and his six kids on a former horse farm that is now a budding goat dairy.

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