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A candidate for an agriculture job will have to deal with other businesses, show sound and practical competence in making good business decisions and organise associated businesses. Working outdoors, either on a farm or in the countryside, the role includes tending to crops, raising animals, planning to maximise yields, dealing with agricultural machinery and managing staff.
Working in agriculture can be split into three categories; dairy, arable and livestock. Many farms have all three while others have a mixture. The farm manager will have to keep within DEFRA's guidelines and regulations as well as produce a high volume of produce in an environmentally stable manner
As well as monitoring staff, buying supplies, driving machinery, planning finances, maintaining knowledge of the animals' well-being and diversifying to other activities, such as horse riding, and wind power generation, the agriculture manager will look towards new ways of streamlining operations
The average salary for a farm manager is £35,000 while stable hands earn as little as £15,000.
Agriculture sector has to do with different other sciences such as soil science, animal science, crop science, and plant science. Some of the people working on this area are agricultural scientists and they are required to investigate new farming methods and test their discoveries at experimental farms. These scientists specialise in a specific area, such as soil, crops or animals.
Agricultural Scientists usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Developing new methods for crops growing.
• Advising other people in this area.
• Writing reports.
• Analysing information.
• Carrying out tests.
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£90000 - £120000 per annum
Market Drayton, Shropshire, West Midlands, UK
£26000 - £28000 per annum
Carlisle, Cumbria, North West, UK
£26000 - £28000 per annum
Carlisle, England, UK
From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Equity
North London, London, South East, UK
£8.72 p/h standard – overtime is available
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