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Agriculture is much more than mud and tractors, it is the industry that makes sure we’re all fed – now and in the future.

The latest in science and technology are used to make crops and plants grow bigger faster and more resilient to disease and even grow in completely different climates!

In addition to crops and plants, agriculture sees that farmers can rear animals in safer, happier conditions to make food for the whole country that everyone can afford.

Norfolk and Suffolk have a world-class agricultural, food and drink sector which employs 112,500 people.

The East is also home to a world-leading research base centred at Norwich Research Park (NRP). NRP is Europe’s largest single site hub of research, training, education and enterprise in health, food and environmental sciences and is at the forefront of global agri-tech research.

In the Agriculture Industry there are roles for everyone – from scientific research into creating the latest pesticides, feeds and fertilisers though to the growing of crops, rearing of livestock, animal welfare and veterinary sciences. There is also the massive business of sourcing and trading crops and animals and all the technology surrounding it, such as heavy machinery, information technology and even AgriTech as farmers look to brand new machines and even robots to help around the farm!

Finally, there is wildlife conservation, zoos, vets, gardeners, traders and garden centres that allows everyone to become involved in the industry. It’s a big business! Take a look at the various links and job roles to see what could be in store for you.

Did You Know?
There are nearly 280,000 farms in the UK.

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Accounts Assistant
Closing Date:
16th March 2019
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Diss, Norfolk
Assisting the Accounts Coordinator in the generation and issue of customer invoices and collation of staff timesheet records for wage calculations An interest in plants would be useful and an accounting or bookkeeping qualification is also desirable especially...
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Servce Apprentice
Closing Date:
16th March 2019
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Saxham, Suffolk
In partnership with MANNS , CLAAS are seeking an Service Apprentice at their site in Saxham, nr Bury St Edmunds This is a 4 year apprenticeship programme which will lead to gaining the necessary skills and qualifications to maintain and repair state of the art...
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Training Academy Support
Closing Date:
16th March 2019
Location:
Saxham, Suffolk
A 12-15 month placement working within the CLAAS Academy alongside the team of Training Instructors supporting with various tasks Must hold a full UK or EU driving licence and passport Full details can be obtained by contacting Kerry Peck Apprenticeship and...
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Poultry Handlers
Salary:
£70 per shift + Bonuses
Location:
Sleaford
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Outdoor Pig Breeding Stockpeople
Closing Date:
1st March 2019
Salary:
£18,000 > £22,000 depending upon experience
Location:
Great Massingham, Norfolk
Are you on the look out for a NEW AND EXCITING opportunity or are you a Pig Stockperson looking for a change of scenery? PB Recruitment Solutions is hiring on behalf of Wayland Farms Ltd, a Pig Production company who are passionate about breeding and nurturin...
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Level 2 Apprentice Canine Carer : NEEDHAM CANINE CRECHE LIMITED
Closing Date:
11th March 2019
Salary:
£111.00 p/w
Location:
Needham Market, Suffolk
A fantastic opportunity for someone who has a keen love of animals to learn to be one of our Canine Carers and be involved in the start-up of a franchise to the Canine Crèche Group. You will have a natural affinity with dogs and are basically dog lovers!
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