ADAS is the leading environmental and agricultural research organisation in the UK, with 75 years’ experience providing consultancy services for the public and private sector. We are innovative scientists and consultants that design practical, tailored solutions that work - for our clients, the environment and the future.
We have a range of opportunities available including crop science, farm business management, ecology, and planning, and we look for candidates that share our passion for problem solving and sustainability.
Like our parent company RSK, our people are the reason behind our success. We support our staff in achieving their career goals, including training plans and gaining professional qualifications.
Find out more at: www.adas.uk/careers
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.
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.
The college has undergone a £27.7 million investment across both campuses, providing excellent facilities for our students.
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 and come along to our next Open Event!
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
At the Co-op, we’ve always supported the UK farming industry and promoted British food. Our 4.3 million members – and many more customers – tell us that they want to know where their food comes from, that it confirms to animal welfare standards and that it doesn’t have adverse impacts on the environment.
We have created long-term, sustainable relationships with almost 2,000 farms and 500 suppliers so that our supply chains, which are built on honesty, fairness and trust, are completely transparent for all to see.
What’s more last year, we became the first major UK retailer to stock 100% own-brand fresh British beef, chicken, pork, lamb, bacon and turkey as part of our £2.5bn investment into sourcing home-grown meat, produce and dairy goods.
Contact details: www.coop.co.uk
De Lacy Executive offers recruitment services in the sectors of Agriculture and Horticulture, Food, Environment and Equestrian/Pet to employer clients and job seekers. Whilst De Lacy Executive has UK roots, it is part of the international Farms.com Group based in Canada, enabling it to operate in the global agriculture and food markets.
We understand agriculture and speak the language, as our consultants have rural or farming backgrounds. De Lacy Executive provides services from executive recruitment, headhunting, search & select plus careers and business development advice.
We have an unrivalled network across the industry making us the number one choice for businesses looking to build successful teams.
De Lacy Executive is about service. We believe in quality and commitment. Confidentiality, integrity, honesty and excellence underpin everything we do.
Find out more at: www.delacyexecutive.co.uk
Fisher German LLP was established in September 2000 after the merger of Fisher Hoggarth and Germans with a history going back to 1830. Since then we have grown at an impressive rate; 25 offices across the UK with around 660 employees and partners.
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.
We understand property and make it our priority to understand our clients and their needs. We help our clients to prosper by building long-term relationships, listening and delivering exceptional service. Many of our solutions are digitally led as we recognise the importance of on-demand services to our clients as their businesses grow.
Everything we do at Fisher German is underpinned by our culture – the visions, values and behaviours that we adopt in our business practices. Our strong people culture is happy, vibrant and creative. We have a long track record of working collaboratively in partnership with others to ensure the overall experience is positive, productive and hassle free. Long term relationships with our clients, stakeholders and preferred partners are very important to us.
It all starts with our people. As well as being experts in their fields, our colleagues are champions outside work. They participate in a wide range of volunteering opportunities, including sports team coaching, trustee responsibilities and speaking at educational lectures and events. In addition to volunteering, we sponsor a number of local and industry related initiatives and raise money for charity by taking part in everything from bake sales to bungee jumping.
With multiple offices around the UK and a growing number of employees, we recognise our responsibilities to reduce our environmental impact, support local initiatives and build stronger bonds between our firm and the communities we operate in.
From sporting events, dress down days, BBQs, CPD and away days, through to our firmwide Big Event, we get back what we put in and we have a lot of fun doing it!
We work hard. We play hard. We expect more.
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.
The range of conventional and organic produce includes lettuce, celery, radish, beetroot, mushrooms, onions and prepared products. Alongside this primary production G’s also have an extensive arable programme complementing sustainable crop rotation.
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. Growing the majority of crops from seed in our own greenhouses, G’s are fully vertically integrated from seed to shelf.
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
Harper Adams is the UK’s specialist university tackling the future development of food production, animal sciences, engineering, land management and sustainable business. Community and collaboration are key at Harper Adams, with staff, students and industry partners, benefiting from a network of knowledge and opportunity exchange.
Nearly all of the 2,800 undergraduate students undertake an industry placement year, resulting in work-ready graduates.
For their two/three years studying, students access cutting-edge facilities including the Agricultural Engineering Innovation Centre, where the farming future is being pioneered with agricultural robots; the Elizabeth Creak Science Laboratories; commercial farm and animal science facilities.
Applied research is the heart of the university’s activity, with an academic community underpinning teaching and working with the industries allied to Harper.
Find out more at: www.harper-adams.ac.uk/
UK Farming has always been a key sector for Isuzu with both rural distribution and the tough, dependable and capable Isuzu D-Max range being a farmer’s favourite.
Known as the pick-up professionals, Isuzu is renowned for focusing on what they know most – pick-ups. Meaning they know exactly what their customers require from a working vehicle, enabling them to design and engineer pick-ups that truly support farming life.
Founded in 1916, Isuzu has the longest history of any Japanese vehicle manufacturer and today is a global-tier manufacturer of diesel engines of light and heavy duty commercial vehicles, having sold over 21 million diesel engines around the world.
Find out more at: www.isuzu.co.uk
JCB has been producing farm equipment since 1945, when Joseph Cyril Bamford built his first trailer.
We’ve always understood that, when it comes to agricultural machinery, only the very greatest levels of performance and productivity will do.
That’s why we’ve developed specialised machinery like agricultural telehandlers, wheeled loaders and Fastrac tractors.
JCB has a pedigree for innovation, pushing boundaries and challenging the norm. Everywhere you look in our business, you will find enthusiasm, vision and strength of character coupled with friendliness and a real can-do spirit.
As one of the largest manufacturers of agricultural equipment, JCB designs, develops, fabricates and assembles over 300 different products and operates across 4 continents, offering an unparalleled breadth of engineering and business experience.
For more information visit www.jcb.com/en-gb/agriculture
Looking for a career that matters? An opportunity that leads you in new and exciting directions? What about rewards that show you are welcomed and appreciated? Sounds like you're looking for a career with John Deere.
If you're the kind of person who strives to do great work, excels in creative environments, thrives in teams, and lives for problem solving – John Deere want to hear from you.
Sign up here to activate your Job Agent account, or visit www.deere.co.uk/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/ to search for positions at John Deere Limited, in their UK and Ireland dealership network or on their award-winning apprenticeship training programmes.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
MDS is a unique partnership of companies that was formed in 1986 to attract high calibre recruits with management potential into the Fresh Food, Produce, Horticulture and Arable supply chain.
Today MDS works on behalf of membership companies to provide a graduate scheme designed to equip young people with the experience, training and mind-set so that they have the confidence and ability to rapidly become senior business leaders within the industry.
The membership includes growers, suppliers and retailers of fruit, vegetables, prepared food products, plants, trees and agrichemicals as well as market researchers and project managers.
Find out more at: www.mds-ltd.co.uk
Farming is an exciting, ever-changing industry, underpinned by innovation and technology.
As a farmer owned business, we strive to help our members forge a profitable and sustainable future in agriculture. Encouraging and supporting young people in farming is fundamental to that.
That’s why Mole Valley Farmers is supporting the This Is Agriculture campaign.
Find out more at: www.molevalleyfarmers.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
Reaseheath College and University Centre
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.
Recent capital projects, which are part of a completed £80 million investment package, have delivered industry standard training facilities which include an Advanced Engineering and Agri-Tech Centre and a Centre for Horticulture, the Environment and Sustainable 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
TAP is an insight lead content creation agency specialising in global agriculture - working to create engagement. We connect brands with people; from onscreen interviews with racing drivers to producing 360 animation for social media.
Innovative, performance-led content is at the heart of everything we do and no two days are ever the same at TAP.
Find out more at: www.theadplain.com/
With feeding the worlds growing population the subject of great debate it’s increasingly important that we encourage our young people to choose a career in farming.
There has never been a better time to be involved with farming as technology has brought with it many time-saving benefits. By supporting #ThisIsAgriculture we hope to promote how rewarding a farming career will be.
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