- do I want to work for?
I want to own my own small ranch, so I’m my own boss or co owner.
- is the company I work for?
- Is my job title? is the job description?
- is the salary?
- are the requirements to get this job?
- Is my degree/background to make this job a reality?
The name is still undecided but the title is Farm/Ranch Manager. The description would have to be the person who makes all the decisions on livestock, talking to buyers or investors, also maintaining the equipment and structures on the property. Including any hiring and training employees. They make $48,000 – $72,000 in the latest comparison to previous years. Associate's or bachelor's degree in agribusiness, farm management or another related subject are a great help in managing, But having just a HS diploma will work.
- am I working?
- Did I learn the necessary skills?
Obviously you’re working outside and sometimes in a barn during winter depending on the livestock. Also learning skill from other farmers as an intern or a job, schooling will also help but learning on the job is the best.
- does the company hire?
- did I gather the necessary skills to get this job?
Normally before hay needs cutting or when help is needed. You learn this skills as it happens because it is not the same every year. But helps to learn this things I high school so you know that you want to do this type of work for life.
- does this career interest me?
- am I the obvious choice?
I’ve always had a love for animals and people I work for that have animals say I interact with them very well and them with me. I had an internship with a lady with this career and I fell even more in love with the lifestyle and more passion with animals.
- does one get a job in this industry (process)?
It’s easy to get into the industry, Ag. Is a large part of how America runs so it’s always in a large demand? You can get in by working at any Ag. Producer or seller and work your way up or create your own business.