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The Agriculture, Food and Drink industry is one of the most technologically advanced sectors in the UK, the latest science and technology are used to make crops and plants grow bigger, faster and more resilient to disease.

It's a growing industry with a wide variety of opportunities across various job areas including animal welfare, horticulture, environmental, aquaculture, agritech and farming & food.

Take a look at the various links and job roles below to see what could be in store for you. 

  • The East is home to Norwich Research Park (NRP) which is one of Europe’s largest single site hubs of research, training, education and enterprise in health, food and environmental sciences and is at the forefront of global agri-tech research
  • The Agriculture, Food and Drink sector within Norfolk and Suffolk has a workforce of 79,900 and 8,300 enterprises
  • British farming provides 64% of the food eaten in the UK, up 2% on 2018

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Business studies • Biology • English • Maths • Design and Technology • Chemistry • ICT • Physics • Science • Languages

Job Ideas for this Industry

Agronomist • Animal Nutritionist • Farm Worker • Farm Manager • Gamekeeper  Vet • Landscape Architect • Rural Surveyor • Countryside Ranger • Animal Care Worker • Agricultural Engineer (For more, check out the Job Areas below)

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Explore this industry in detail through the job areas below which include detailed job ideas, local employers and opportunities. 

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Did You Know?
In 1896, the first tractor sold in Britain.

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Easton College
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Redwings Horse Sanctuary
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Latest local Kickstart vacancies
Check out the latest Kickstart Scheme opportunities from Norfolk, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire.
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Norfolk Environmental Action Team January 2022 - Volunteering Events
Closing Date:
31st January 2022
FREE Minibus picks up at 10am from the Corner of Queens Road & Brazen Gate, by the traffic lights next to the big Sainsbury's car park, opposite Norwich bus station [what3words: single.affair.robe].  Sessions run from arrival on site (depends on traffic and tr...
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Work experience Goat Shed
Closing Date:
31st August 2022
Location:
Honingham, Norfolk
If you are 16-24 years old and wondered what it is like to work for a company that makes artisan cheese, this is the ideal opportunity for you. Fielding Cottage if offering work experience in 3 different parts of the business, The Goat Shed, The Goat Shed F...
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Kitchen Porter - Cafe
Closing Date:
31st March 2022
Location:
Honingham, Norfolk, Norfolk
We’re looking for an enthusiastic Kitchen Porter to join our busy Kitchen. We passionately believe in celebrating local, seasonal produce, and providing a warm welcome to everyone who visits us in Honingham. You’ll be an integral part of the team, helping to....
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Animal Care apprenticeships
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
10th January 2022
Salary:
various
Location:
East Anglia, Cambs, Norfolk and Suffolk
Animal Care apprenticeships Employer Job Title Level Vacancy Reference number Location Salary Closing Date Camps Tails Doggy daycare Canine Carer Apprentice Intermediate L2 VAC0001766806 Bury St Edmunds £129 per week 2 Dec 2...
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Conservation Volunteering Programme for December
Applications for this role are now closed
Closing Date:
4th January 2022
Salary:
voluntary
Location:
Various
Plenty of variety in our conservation volunteering programme in December, from deep in the countryside to some very urban green spaces, from riverside to lofty heaths. As usual our FREE Minibus picks up at 10am from the Corner of Queens Road & Brazen Gate, No...
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