To farm you need to have a very diverse skill set. Those same skills transfer to other activities or careers in life. Think about how many companies focus on hiring farm kids because they have very desirable foundation skills. These same farm kid characteristics are transferable and valuable at any age.
Warren Kaeding, a former farmer/seed grower at Churchbridge was just elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature as the Saskatchewan Party MLA in the Melville – Saltcoats riding. Warren and I chatted about his transition from farming to politics: