There are many kinds of Farm Advisors / Consultants who help farmers in different ways. You might work for an agricultural or horticultural business, an insurance, fertiliser or dairy company, or be a specialist in animal breeding or research. You might work for a government agency or be self-employed.
Generally, you need a Bachelor’s degree in:
- Agricultural Science (Agri-Science)
- Science (Agriculture)
- Commerce (Agriculture)
Regan McCorquindale, a FarmWise consultant talks about his role and how he got to be in a job he loves.
Recommended secondary school subjects include English, Biology, Chemistry, Statistics and Modelling; Science, Maths with Calculus, Economics / Accounting, Geography.
It’s preferred you have a tertiary qualification. Find out about the course, the campus, city life, and lifestyle you can expect, find out where to study.
Where to study
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