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.
We require a time served Agricultural Service Engineer, to cover the Angus area based at our Forfar Depot. You will be working alongside existing Agricultural Engineers maintaining and repairing a wide range of potato machinery and all relative products both in the workshop and on site as required. … Read more
We are currently recruiting for Marine Fish Husbandry Persons at our Loch Melfort & Loch Craignish sea sites in Argyll, where we produce selected sea strain Rainbow Trout. This is a great opportunity to contribute to a successful and growing team which is producing sea grown Trout of the highest standard. … Read more