Food and Farming Student Day

Kindly sponsored by The Chadacre Agricultural Trust

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2019's Food & Farming Student day takes place on Wednesday 19 June 2019.

For 13 - 16 year olds, the day consists of a number of hands on interactive workshops that are designed to give the students information on the careers within agricultural and food industries as well as learn about possible careers in wildlife and conservation areas.

Workshop 1: Cereals

Workshop 2: Future of Farming

Workshop 3: Agricultural Machinery 

Workshop 4: Farm Retail

Workshop 5: Environment

Workshop 6: Livestock

Workshop 7: Field to Fork

Workshop 8: Discussion Barns

In the next 10 years, the agricultural industry will need 50,000 workers to be able to provide Britain's population with food. Below are just some examples of roles within the agricultural industry that are currently available. Overall, there are over 200 careers within the industry that are available.

  • Seed Merchant
  • Agronomist
  • Grain Trader
  • Research and Development
  • Entrepreneur
  • Historian
  • Land Agent
  • Designer
  • Agricultural Merchant
  • Sales Representative
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Retail Manager
  • Butcher
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Green Keeper
  • Park Ranger
  • Environment Consultant
  • Ecologist
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Feed Trader
  • Vet
  • Herdsman
  • Farm Manager
  • Haulage

The Food and Farming Student Day is held at Hollow Trees Farm, Semer, Ipswich and is organised by the following partners

For more information or to register your interest in taking part please email Hannah Woods.