Ten of the brightest young agricultural hopefuls, all looking for a career in farming, gathered at Bishop Burton College last month for Farmers Apprentice bootcamp.
Chosen from more than 300 who answered the call for applicants, the 10 finalists were put through five days of tough challenges, designed to test their performance across the wide range of skills needed to succeed in 21st century farming.
The prize: a one-year £25,000 placement as an apprentice farm manager with top agriculture business FarmCare.
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Farmers Apprentice is Farmers Weekly’s response to the challenge of recruiting the best young business minds into agriculture.
It showcases the excitement and challenge of modern farming, and provides a platform for dynamic young people to get their first foot on the farming ladder.
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