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Young producer works hard, smart in livestock business

Amanda Nolz

Photo by Amanda NolzFor Andrew Ewing of Letcher, SD, the livestock industry is a rewarding career path that he wouldn't trade for the world.

Discouragement is often the number one reason many young people hesitate about getting involved in production agriculture. Despite the fact that it’s a passion that runs deep in the blood, many take the advice of the older generation and veer out of the livestock business to an easier career choice. However, those that stick it out, despite the discouraging words and the financial obstacles, are often the most successful.

For Andrew Ewing of Letcher, SD, the livestock industry is a rewarding career path that he wouldn’t trade for the world. Having grown up on his family’s sheep operation, he learned the trade from a young age, and he worked hard over the years to carve a spot for himself in the business as well.

Discouragement is often the number one reason many young people hesitate about getting involved in production agriculture. Despite the fact that it’s a passion that runs deep in the blood, many take the advice of the older generation and veer out of the livestock business to an easier career choice. However, those that stick it out, despite the discouraging words and the financial obstacles, are often the most successful.

For Andrew Ewing of Letcher, SD, the livestock industry is a rewarding career path that he wouldn’t trade for the world. Having grown up on his family’s sheep operation, he learned the trade from a young age, and he worked hard over the years to carve a spot for himself in the business as well.

Discouragement is often the number one reason many young people hesitate about getting involved in production agriculture. Despite the fact that it’s a passion that runs deep in the blood, many take the advice of the older generation and veer out of the livestock business to an easier career choice. However, those that stick it out, despite the discouraging words and the financial obstacles, are often the most successful.

For Andrew Ewing of Letcher, SD, the livestock industry is a rewarding career path that he wouldn’t trade for the world. Having grown up on his family’s sheep operation, he learned the trade from a young age, and he worked hard over the years to carve a spot for himself in the business as well.