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Paving a career path in arable farming

Season 1, Ep. 9

Agriculture is a notoriously difficult industry to get started in, particularly if you aren’t from a farming background, but there are many ways you can ‘be your own boss’ in the arable sector.


In this episode of Crop It Like It’s Hot – pathing a career path in arable farming - we hear the inspiring stories of four self-made young people who have forged their own careers in the world of arable regardless of their background. From taking on farm tenancies while working full time, setting up a contracting business from scratch, becoming a highly qualified agronomist or having a complete career change after serving in the army, this episode covers it all.


Speakers:

Harriet Ross: Arable tenant farmer and farming consultant with Strutt & Parker

Jonny Kerr: Velcourt farm manager

James Edmundson: Agricultural contracting business owner

Morven Anderson: Hutchinsons Foundation arable agronomist


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