Question about becoming a rancher?

Hi, I'm a 19 year old guy who has spent all his life growing up in a New Jersey suburb, but I have a strong, albeit ambiguous interest in cattle ranching. I would like to know how a person with no experience in agriculture can become a rancher. Are there specialty colleges, or should I just find a major in... show more Hi,

I'm a 19 year old guy who has spent all his life growing up in a New Jersey suburb, but I have a strong, albeit ambiguous interest in cattle ranching. I would like to know how a person with no experience in agriculture can become a rancher. Are there specialty colleges, or should I just find a major in agricultural science - or forgo college all-together? Would it be best to work as a hired hand on an established ranch right after college?

I'm currently in college for Maritime Operations, a completely different field, and I'm not sure it is capable of holding my interest.
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