Presentation on theme: "Careers in food and farming. A real EDGE Apprenticeship opportunity: Work with chickens, turkeys and a small herd of cattle on a family-run 50 acre farm."— Presentation transcript:
Careers in food and farming
A real EDGE Apprenticeship opportunity: Work with chickens, turkeys and a small herd of cattle on a family-run 50 acre farm with its own butchery. Even help at farmers markets. Livestock Nutritionist £20,000 - £50,000 Manages the feeding of the livestock Herd Manager £25,000 - £30,000 Managing the livestock on a farm Veterinary Surgeon £30,500 Keeping the livestock live and healthy 10 MILLION COWS IN THE UK. 36 MILLION SHEEP IN THE UK.
Horticulture Researcher £20,000 - £30,000 Researching genetics, fertilisers etc. Ensuring the plants grow correctly and to the best of their ability Commercial Manager £40,000 Manages all aspects of production; growing, sales, packing and quality Operations Manager £50,000 Controls all operations to ensure the highest quality produce. HORTICULTURE CAN BE ANYTHING FROM VEGETABLES AND FRUIT TO FLOWERS AND TREES A real EDGE Apprenticehip vacancy: Become the assistant to the blackcurrant manager, be part of a small team who produce blackcurrants for Ribena on approx 60 hectares.
Machinery/Engineering Agricultural Technician £25,000 - £40,000 Developing machinery for farm use and maintaining it. Product Demonstrator £26,000 - £34,000 Demonstrating what different machinery can do to potential customers Electrical engineer £20,000 - £40,000 Produces and maintains electrics for agricultural machinery AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING USES THE MOST ACADEMIC SUBJECTS THAN ANY OTHER OCCUPATION A real EDGE Apprenticehip opportunity: Work for the UK's leading manufacturer of agricultural attachments. A long term position with great prospects.
Arable Agronomist £25,000 - £30,000 Keeps the crops healthy and growing well Trial Site Manager £45,000 - £50,000 Manages the crops that are growing, including rotations and seed rate 70% OF THE UK LAND IS ARABLE LAND Grain Trader £20,000 - £30,000 Buys and sells grain to manufacturers and farms in the UK and internationally OVER 20 MILLION TONNES OF CROPS ARE GROWN PER YEAR A real EDGE Apprenticeship vacancy: Work at a large commercial vegetable grower in Norfolk. A great opportunity with prospects for the future.