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 Scottish Government
£24,580 to £27,515 per annum, allowances, Campbeltown

Scottish Government We have a permanent role available within our Marine Scotland compliance team based in our Campbeltown office. … Read more

Added by River Naver Fisheries
Competitive salary and pension Use of modern house with council tax paid, North West Sutherland

The River Naver Fishery is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic seasonal bailiff/watcher to assist with patrols and surveillance on the River Naver and Estuary. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in sea patrols along the North Coast. … Read more

Added by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
From £10 per hour, Glasgow

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Join us as a Business Development Director in Edinburgh or Glasgow Take on a role in one of Lombard’s regional coverage teams where you’ll contribute to our business development strategy and spread brand awareness across … Read more

Added by Argyll and Bute Council
£27,702 to £31,206 per annum, LGE10, Lochgilphead

Argyll and Bute Council Department: Development & Infrastructure Closing Date: Friday 1st February 2019 Argyll and Bute Council's Economic Development & Strategic Transportation Service is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated new team member to join the Council's Economic … Read more

Added by South West Mull and Iona Development
£24,000 to £28,000 per annum, Access to an electric car, for work use., PA66 6BH

South West Mull and Iona Development South West Mull and Iona Development (SWMID) are recruiting a Community Forester for Tiroran Community Forest on the South West of the Isle of Mull. The successful candidate will lead on all operational aspects of the forest and other development opportunities such as conservation, heritage and amenities. … Read more