The Agriculture Industry Is Done A Responsible Manner Essay

783 Words Feb 19th, 2016 4 Pages
“It is important to convey to people that everything we do in the agriculture industry is done in a responsible manner.” (Christie Gabel). Christie Gabel is Senior Territory Manager for cattle and equine in northern Colorado for Zoetis, one of the biggest animal health companies in the United States. The agriculture industry has many different pathways within it; after all it is how we feed the world. Like many people, Christie did not know what pathway or career she wanted to take, she just knew she wanted to be involved in the industry and be successful within it. Many people find their passion later in life, but like many other people who grow up in the livestock and agriculture industry they find their passion for it at a very young age. Growing up showing livestock and being involved in the industry, Christie knew she wanted to stay involved and that is how she decided to continue her education getting an Agriculture Associates Degree at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas. At Butler she was a member of a very competitive livestock judging team. After her two years at Butler she decided to take her judging talents to Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas where she was a very successful collegiate livestock judge. Her agriculture experience and degrees led her to experience various internships for companies within the industry across the United States. Finally, Christie realized she wanted to go into the health and animal welfare side of the…

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