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Job profile: What’s it like to be an agricultural solicitor?

The law has always attracted bright, ambitious young people, but specialising in agriculture can make for a fascinating, fulfilling career. Thirty-one-year-old Charlotte Razay, a solicitor with Michelmores’ agriculture team, advises…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be a farm manager?

Farm managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of a farm on behalf of a landowner, while making sure that the business is both profitable and sustainable over the longer…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be an ag engineer?

If you have a talent for making and fixing farm kit, then a job as an agricultural engineer could be the perfect career for you. James Chapman, who founded his…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be a seeds sales manager?

If you have got a passion for crops and want to be on the front line of variety developments then a job as a seed product manager could be the…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be a sprayer operator?

If you love the sound of being behind the wheel of the latest big kit, have an eye for detail and a passion for precision, then a job working as…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be an agricultural reporter?

Agricultural reporters are tasked with keeping their ear to the ground within the farming industry for the latest news and insights into the topics that matter to farmers most. It…

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Job profile: What's it like to be a farm vet?

If you love being outdoors and want to help farmers on a daily basis then becoming a farm vet could be a perfect job for you. Farmers Weekly asked farm vet…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be a field trials manager?

Agricultural trials play a crucial role in testing a huge range of farm inputs or practices, including seeds, fertilisers and pesticides. These products or practices need to be tested in…

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Job profile: What's it like to be a calf specialist?

If you're great with people, enjoy getting stuck in to solving problems and have a good working knowledge of farming then a job working as a calf specialist could be…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be a land agent?

If you’re a people person with great organisational skills then a career as a land agent could be ideal for you.  Land agents are responsible for the negotiation and acquisition…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be a Red Tractor assessor?

Maybe it’s not exactly a red-letter day, but the annual Red Tractor audit is a very important one if you have signed up to the farm and food standards scheme. Few farmers relish preparing for the on-farm…

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Job profile: What’s it like to be a brewer?

Brewing beer using crops from your home farm sounds like a pleasant hobby – but Matthew Hodgson has turned his passion for beer into a fully fledged business. Great Newsome…