More youth in Saskatchewan are looking at jobs in agriculture.
Farm Credit Canada says there is a growing interest among young people in pursuing an agriculture career.
Marty Seymour at FCC says surveys indicate there were more than 12-thousand studying in ag-related programs in 2014, a 16 per cent increase from 2010.
The surveys show the number of enrollments in agricultural programs grew at a rate double of all post-secondary enrollments.
Seymour says there is more optimism and a wide range of job opportunities in agriculture.
A new study released this week says the shortage of workers in the Canadian grain sector could reach 17 thousand positions by 2025 unless there is an influx of new workers.