Apprentice looking at tablet with farmer and sheep in the background© Jim Varney

This week’s Twitter discussion, run by AgriChatUK, was all about apprenticeships and getting into agriculture through various routes.

A lot of the Twitter chat was focused around making the industry more appealing to possible entrants and changing perceptions, to show that food and farming is actually a great career choice.

If you want to look at the whole discussion you can search for the hashtag #AgriChatUK on Twitter.

We have selected 12 of the tweets that round up the chat well….


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Find out more on the Farmers Apprentice website