Agriculture Jobs

Agriculture is one of the oldest industries in the world, we have gone from using an antler for a plough to GPS satellite and computer-linked tractors with ground penetrating radar. Only the arms industry is older, for we were hunter-gathers before we became farmers.

Jobs in agriculture range from muck spreading to sitting at the top table at the UN and the G8 – because the world needs to eat and we all agree that everyone should do that at least once a day.

Merritt Cluff,  a Food and Agriculture Organisation economist, told Forbes Magazine that to grasp the vast size of the market, he suggests thinking about the calories being sold: ‘China’s average [daily] calorie count is 2,500 [per person], whereas in the USA it’s 3,500 or higher. If you were to add, say, 1,000 calories consumption to each Chinese person, you’re talking about a lot of business.’ 

So where do you want your career in agriculture to go? 

Are you going to produce the livestock and harvests? Or be the person who transports them from farm to table? Or are you going to be part of the massive agricultural infrastructure that spans the globe.


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Added by Dawnfresh Seafoods

Dawnfresh Seafoods Dawnfresh Farming Ltd, part of the Dawnfresh Seafoods Group, is the largest Trout Farming Company operating in the UK. Our Marine and Freshwater farms are located throughout Scotland and Ireland. We are looking to recruit for the following position: Fish Farm Technician – Kinnaird, near Brechin … Read more

Added by Wester Ross Fisheries Ltd
Salary dependant on experience - plus discretionary bonus scheme and contributory pension scheme, Ardmair

Wester Ross Fisheries Ltd Wester Ross Fisheries currently have a vacancy for an Office Administrator to be based at our Ardmair Sea Site – this is a permanent, full-time role, although all flexible working arrangements will be considered. The purpose of the role is to coordinate all office activities and farms administration tasks, working with teams across all sites. … Read more

Added by BSW Timber
Fort William

BSW Timber Exciting opportunities have arisen to work as a Saw Doctor or Mechanical Engineering Apprentice within BSW Timber Ltd at Fort William. … Read more

Added by Aberdeenshire Council
£52,508 to £54,929 per annum, SERVICE MANAGER P, Aberdeen

Aberdeenshire Council Job Description Aberdeenshire has one of the most productive economies in the UK and provides one of the highest quality of life locations to live and work in. Our key industries are energy, food and … Read more