Youth programs hope to help West Virginia agriculture not only survive, but thrive
The Exponent Telegram
“The youth are the future” is a commonly heard phrase, and it’s one that applies to many facets of society. That includes the future of the agricultural industry in West Virginia, which continues to grow with the help of many young people involved in agricultural-based programs. Joseph Hatton, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture, said youth organizations that focus on agriculture are vital to the industry’s future.