A Brief Note On The Agricultural And Consumer Economics Essay

742 Words Sep 22nd, 2016 3 Pages
I chose to major in agricultural and consumer economics with a concentration in agribusiness markets and management because of my family’s connection to agriculture. My father is a farmer and owns his own agriculture based business. My father’s business has inspired me to work in the agriculture industry and I would like to pursue a degree directly relate to that field. One goal I have for my future is to work in my father’s company and eventually, I would like to become CEO. My experiences working summers in his company have given me more of a desire to remain in this field. This experience has exposed me to both the company and the business world in general and I find it to be very interesting and satisfying. It has also gotten me excited for my future. The same is true for farming. I have been farming forty acres on my own for the past three years.
Farming has always been a large part of my life, and I don’t want to give it up. It is something that I love and want to learn more about so I can have a better understanding of it. Going to college and getting a degree in business and/or agriculture is something I feel very passionate about. A degree in agricultural and consumer economics with a concentration in agribusiness markets and management would give me a knowledge of both areas, increasing my ability to be successful in the field of agriculture.
My major is based in agriculture which is a big part of the University of Illinois. This university is the home of the…

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