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The 2015 pay and careers survey explodes many of the myths about working in the agricultural sector.
The gulf between the public’s perception of working in agriculture and the reality is huge.
One recent piece of research suggested as few as 4% of young people were considering a job in food and farming, with the widely held view that jobs are boring, repetitive and low-paid – and possibly even just for those with few other options.
But an exclusive survey of 1,300 Farmers Weekly readers, carried out in association with recruitment consultancy De Lacy Executive, has revealed the opposite is true.