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#ThisIsAgriculture​

#ThisIsAgriculture is a campaign to raise awareness of the diverse and exciting career opportunities available in one of the most important sectors in the UK and beyond.  
  
From scientific breakthroughs to the use of agricultural engineering and state-of-the-art technology, nurturing the environment to developing pioneering genetics, agriculture is quite literally changing, and feeding, the world.   

On this hub you will find a huge range of resources and information whether you are new to agriculture, looking to further your existing career or searching for farming jobs. 

When you think about careers in Agriculture
the first job you probably think of is a farmer, right? Think again.

Watch this: YouTube sensationBBC presenter Tom Pemberton on why attracting new ideas and people into agriculture is so important

Read this: 5 cool jobs in agriculture you need to know about NOW

From an ice-cream taster to a specialist police officer – there’s more to careers in agriculture than you think.

Listen to this: Diversity in Farming

Hear from 23-year-old Liz Tree who is carving a path for herself in farming after growing up in Croydon, while Wilfred Emmanuel Jones, aka the Black Farmer, tells us about his new campaign to bring fresh faces into the industry

Read this: A day in the life of a John Deere apprentice

Catch Merlin Mulberry who is three years into his apprenticeship and is months away from being a fully qualified technician for a global company

Farming on social

Zak
Mumford

36,200 followers

@zmxxghostxx

24-year old farmer from Herefordshire

Brianna Watson

38,800 followers

@bri62456_

20-year old farmer from Scotland

Alice
Dyer

7,400 followers

@doitinwellies

First generation farmer and journalist From Warwickshire

Karl
Franklin

9,764 followers

@the_pretend_farmer

Former chef and new entrant to farming From Oxfordshire