Farming not appealing to younger generations
Wyatt Hanson has lived on his family farm all his life. And, like many young farmers, he once entertained the idea of someday taking over the family business.
However, with it becoming harder and harder for farmers to earn a living, Hanson said he has since changed his mind about having a future as a farmer, and has started looking to international business instead.
Hanson is a Grade 11 student at George McDougall High School. In addition to school and all of his farm duties, he is a member and treasurer of the Airdrie 4-H Beef Club.
He said that the club teaches him about farming, as well as parliamentary procedure, public speaking and other communications activities.
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