Olds | Farmer and Student | Olds College
Why did you choose to attend post-secondary?
I attended Olds College 25 years ago to take agriculture courses (Artificial Insemination for Beef Cattle, and Bovine Hoof Trimming). In 1980, I took over the family farm, consisting of 300 beef cows and 2200 acres of grain. On a normal year I could live off of this, but I am in post-secondary because of incidents like mad cow disease, where my income became nothing.
Now I am in my first year for the Land Agent diploma at Olds College. I chose to attend this program to improve my quality of life by getting a better education, and hopefully move on to...