FARMERS Guardian has joined forces with 16 key industry stakeholders from across the farming sector to promote careers in agriculture, collaborating with industry bodies and industry partners to see how and where we can work together to shape the political agenda and drive educational reform.
We aim to provide guidance and advice to help individuals working in agriculture who are looking to upskill and self develop alongside others who are from a non agricultural background looking for more information about the wealth of career choices available across the sectors.
Welcome to the world of AGCO. We are a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions.
We work tirelessly to help make today's farms more productive and more profitable. As the world of agriculture changes, so do we. Brazenly. We do it for the farmers.
For the people working for them. For ourselves. For the future.
Arla Foods is a global dairy company and co-operative owned by 10,200 dairy farmers with circa 2,400 of whom are British.
Dating back to 1881, Arla’s purpose is to secure the highest value for its farmers’ milk, while creating opportunities for their growth.
With production facilities in 11 countries and sales offices in a further 30, Arla is the world’s fifth largest dairy company and largest supplier of organic dairy products. Arla has a total of more than 18,000 colleagues and its products are sold under the well-known brands Arla®, Lurpak® and Castello® in more than 100 countries.
Arla Foods UK is the largest dairy company in the country and its farmer-owners responsible for leading dairy brands such as Anchor, Arla Cravendale®, Arla Protein, Lurpak, Castello and Arla Lactofree®.
To find out more, visit: www.arla.com/company/job-and-career/students--graduates/
Working with farmers, agricultural professionals and pest management experts, it is our role to help make it possible to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. At BASF we invest in a strong research and development pipeline, plus a broad portfolio including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming.
With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet.
We have a range of careers with links to science, technology, art and design, communications, marketing, events and much more.
Bishop Burton College and University Centre is one of the UK’s leading land-based education institutions. It is rated in the top 5% of colleges nationally (Department for Education – level 3 qualifications) and offers more than 183 vocational courses available from entry level through to degrees at undergraduate and post-graduate level. Flexible study options range from full and part time to short courses and apprenticeships. The College prepares students for industries such agriculture, animal management and behaviour, equine and sport, as well engineering, constructions and public services.
The College is one of the new Institutes of Technology (IoT) with a focus on precision farming technologies, supported by a £1.7m capital investment for a new build and new technology from the DfE. Located in the heart of East Yorkshire, Bishop Burton College is home to a 360 hectare mixed use working farm, an Olympic standard Equine arena and dedicated University Centre (UCBB). Lincolshire is home Riseholme College, which is also part of the Bishop Burton.
Find out more at www.bishopburton.ac.uk
Brooksby Melton College is a specialist vocational college and independent higher education institution, situated in Leicestershire. The college’s 850-acre Brooksby campus has been teaching land-based courses for generations, including Agriculture, Horticulture, Countryside Management, Land-Based Engineering, Floristry, Equine and Animal Care.
For the fourth year running, BMC is the best performing college in the East Midlands for 16-18 year olds studying at Level 3, due to our amazing learning approach. In addition, we’re the best performing college in Leicestershire for 16-18 year olds across all levels, and for all age groups taking Level 3 qualifications.
If you’re interested in studying with us, visit www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk
Capel Manor College is London’s only specialist environmental college, offering a diverse range of full and part-time courses in further and higher education for young people and adults.
The College plays a vital role in the green agenda for the capital, equipping the next generation of land-based sector workers with the skills and knowledge needed to help preserve and protect London’s wildlife, national parks, and green spaces.
Whether you are looking for the next step after school, considering a career change or want to further your existing skills, you will gain renowned qualifications valued by land-based employers across the world.
To find out more about our courses, visit www.capel.ac.uk
At Cogent Breeding our vision is to become the number one choice for UK farmers and one of the leading genetics businesses in the world, and we can’t do this without great people.
We are actively recruiting and looking for passionate, driven individuals to be part of the team. From Breeding Advisors and Stockmen to Laboratory Technicians and Reproductive Specialists, we seek talented individuals whose expertise and knowledge is matched only by their commitment, professionalism and enthusiasm.
Find out more at www.cogentuk.com
Fisher German provide specialist asset and property management consultancy throughout the UK across all the 6 property market sectors: rural, commercial, development, residential, utilities & infrastructure and sustainable energy.
We operate nationally, advising and managing a wide range of client portfolios on behalf of blue chip companies, pension funds, private landowners, utility companies, national charities, local authorities and government agencies. We have considerable resources to operate a localised approach to service delivery. We deliver a wide range of integrated chartered surveying, consultancy and estate agency services across each of those sectors.
To find out more visit www.fishergerman.co.uk/careers
G’s is one of Europe's leading fresh produce companies, growing and supplying the finest quality salads and vegetables to major UK, and many European retailers.
Our cooperative of 17 independent growers farm nearly 20,000 hectares across UK, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic & Senegal, ensuring year-round supply. G’s is at the forefront of developing agricultural practices, working with some of the leading innovators in the industry.
Established 1952, G’s remain a family business with very strong values for its people, its customers and its suppliers, as well as respect for the environment and nature.
For further information, visit www.gs-fresh.com
Jobs in Agriculture connects talented individuals with industry-leading agricultural roles.
Powered by Farmers Guardian, we highlight agricultural jobs to our extensive network of engaged, jobseeking readers who regularly look to us for quality, trusted, relevant and beneficial content.
Striving to serve the industry with relevant, quality vacancies, we are driven by leading recruitment technology and dedicated marketing to fill your vacancies or find your next role quickly.
No matter what your sector, you can trust Jobs in Agriculture to take the hard work out of job seeking.
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KWS UK is at the forefront of new variety production for agricultural crops with a growing portfolio of market leading oilseed rape, maize, sugar beet, potato and cereal varieties.
With our headquarters in Thriplow near Cambridge and a staff of over 70 we are dedicated to providing growers with innovative varieties to meet increasingly demanding end-market needs.
Higher yields, superior disease and pest resistance and improved performance in adverse conditions, are all key criteria we seek to establish in our variety introductions.
Find out more at www.kws.com
Email: Judith Strauch, Recruiting Lead at email@example.com
NSF work with the food industry to create consumer confidence from farm to food.
We work with farmers to help them demonstrate the quality of what they produce. We provide farm assurance schemes that cover animal welfare, food safety, traceability, provenance and environmental protection so that consumers can be confident that the food they eat is safe and responsibility produced.
In addition to the farm assurance schemes, we also offer health & safety audits and a social compliance audit, SMETA, to show your commitment to safety requirements and your ethical recruitment practices on farm.
Find out more here www.nsf.org
One of the country’s most successful independent specialist land-based colleges, Cheshire’s Reaseheath College offers focused technical qualifications which deliver the academic knowledge, practical skills and industry experience which employers need.
The college enjoys proven success in developing crucial employability skills among its students, in particular excelling at developing and embracing new technologies.
Reaseheath also has a demonstration farm with dairy, pig, sheep and arable units and is the only college in the world to operate a Food Centre which holds the exacting BRC AA accredited food standard.
For more information visit www.reaseheath.ac.uk