The challenge that reveals the best minds in agriculture

Farmers Apprentice 2020

The Farmers Apprentice 2020 Bootcamp begins.

Farmers Apprentice is Farmers Weekly’s response to the challenge of recruiting the best business minds into agriculture, by providing a platform from which young people from all walks of life can get a foot on to the farming ladder.

Ten young apprentices have been selected with a range of skills and interests in agriculture to battle it out at the Farmers Apprentice Bootcamp.

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The most gruelling job interview in British agriculture.

Bootcamp reflects the wide range of skills and traits required to be a successful twenty-first century farmer. The tasks are designed and delivered in collaboration with experts from across the agricultural industry.

Apprentices, work in teams and individually, judged on a multitude of transferable skills: communication, teamwork, personal initiative, presentation and creativity among many others.

Ten young people hoping to kick-start their career in agriculture will be invited to participate. They will be tested both individually and in teams on a range of tasks that pushed them both physically and mentally to the limit.

The Farmers Apprentice Bootcamp takes place in August 2020.

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Farmers Apprentice 2020

Scotland, August 2020

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