An Agricultural Consultant is a professional problem solver who will work to improve the performance of a farm, landowner or conservation organisation. They will advise on different practices that could be used to improve efficiency, yield, costs etc.
2:1 degree in one of the following: soil science, agriculture, chemistry, biology, microbiology, ecology, geography, environmental science, Animal nutrition, animal science, biological science, crop science, horticulture or soil science. Agricultural apprenticeships are available at levels 2, 3 and 4 and may assist with moving towards this role.
- The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
- Able to identify and solve problems
- Good organisational skills
- A broad knowledge of agriculture and farm management
£18,000 to £25,000