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Exhibitor                              Description of Company

                                       Arboriculture - Completing site visits to produce surveys and reports
Arboriculturist - Chris Keeler
                                       in accordance with British Standards on 'problem' or dangerous trees.
                                       Biddenden vineyards is Kents oldest commercial vineyard, producing
                                       award winning wines, ciders and apple juice. The vineyard consists
Biddenden Vinyards                     of 22acres of vines, and all wines are grown, pressed and bottled on
                                       site. Kentish apples and pears are used to make Biddendens ciders
                                       and juices.
                                       UKs largest shooting organization promoting. Our mission is to
                                       promote and protect sporting shooting and the well-being of the
                                       countryside throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. We
British Association for Shooting and   represent our members' interests by providing a voice for sporting
Conservation (BASC)                    shooting which includes wildfowling, game, and rough shooting, deer
                                       stalking, target shooting and air gunning, pigeon shooting and pest
                                       control, gun dogs, promoting practical habitat conservation, training
                                       and the setting of standards and undertaking appropriate research.
Burden Bros Agri Ltd                   John Deere main dealer.
                                       Support for small and medium sized businesses, including help with
Business Link South East
                                       starting a new business or self employment.
C&B Stern                              Farriers / Blacksmiths.
                                       Chartered accountants specialising in farming, landed estates,
                                       property and private client work.
                                       Scientific research and development for land-based industries,
East Malling Research
                                       particularly horticulture.
                                       Digital & Print Media Design, PR and Marketing and Event
Ether Creative
                                       Management for the farming industry.
                                       Plumpton College is a land-based college. Based near to Brighton,
                                       Plumpton offer a broad and varied range of land-based courses.
Face / Plumpton College
                                       FACE are an education charity whose aim is to link food, farming and
                                       the countryside to formal learning.
                                       Independent Agronomists advising growers in the Top, Soft and
                                       Viticulture industry. We also present training courses for those
Farm Advisory Services Team
                                       wishing to enter the industry or who are already employed within the
Field House Assessments                City and Guilds Assessment Centre.
                                       KEITS is one of the country’s premier private training provider
KEITS Ltd (Kent Equine Industry
                                       specialsing in Apprenticeships. We offer these in the land based
Training Services limited)
                                       industries and the management sector.
                                       The 700 year old ancestral Lees Court Estate is committed to keeping
                                       a traditional way of life through shooting, farming and fishing. These
Lees Court Estate
                                       challenges are being met by fusing past, present and future practices
                                       and technology.
                                       We are the largest independently owned fresh produce distributor in
                                       the UK. Supplying the UK's multiple retailers.
NFU Roadshow (NFU SE)
                                       Registered Charity dedicated to educating the public of the role of the
NGO Educational Trust
                                       gamekeeper in sustainable countryside management.
Putlands Veterinary Surgery            Veterinary Surgeons.
                                       Agricultuiral Co-operative working with the farming industry sorting
                                       out requirements for members.
RSPB                                Environmental Conservation Charity.
Solleys Icecream Limited            Real dairy icecream producers and arable farmers.
                                    South East Farmer Magazine is the main farming publication in the
                                    region, with 15,000 copies sent in the post every month to farmers
South East Farmer
                                    and growers. The magazine provides regional news and covers
                                    topical subjects that affect farmers in the southeast.
                                    Supplier of Agricultural Machinery to all sectors of agriculture,
Southern Harvesters                 includes provision of service back up and parts supply for harvesting
                                    equipment, tractors, cultivation and livestock feeding equipment.

The North School                    School.
                                    UAP are a national company delivering advice on and inputs for crop
                                    production and protection. There are around 100 field based advisors
                                    covering all crops grown in the UK. We recruit and train from colleges
                                    and people already working in agriculture.
University of Greenwich
                                    Educational group set up to run a major display at the Kent Show to
                                    display various aspects of the importance of Food & Farming in Kent.
Why Farming Matters in Kent / Mid
                                    We also put on exhibits at other events, including visiting schools via
Kent Training (NFU SE)
                                    Kent WFU, Women’s Food & Farming Union, who are one of our
                                    partner organizations.
Name of Contact     Address 1                Address 2              Town

Chris Keeler        Member of the Woodland Committee - Kent County Agricultural Society

Vikki Wright        Gribble Bridge Lane                             Biddenden

                                             3 Barn Studios,
Dan Reynolds        BASC South East                                 Newdigate
                                             Gaterounds Farm

Paul King           Church Farm              Church Lane            Stockbury
Stephen Cunnell     Elizabeth House          Duke Street            Woking
Ben Stern           The Forge                Glassenbury Road       Cranbrook
Anthony Keates      Mall House               The Mall               Faversham

Ursula Twomey       New Road                                        East Malling

Gill Collins        Elizabeth Cottages       56 Hackney Road        Maidstone

Louisa Devismes     Ditchling Road           Plumpton               Nr Lewes

                                             Brogdale Farm,
Sheenagh Levett     Crop Technology Centre                          Faversham
                                             Brogdale Road

Fenella Godber      Field House              McMichael's Way        Hurst Green
                    Unit C, Houndswood
Daniel Rosen                                 Harper Lane            Radlett

Elizabeth Roberts   Lees Court Estate Office Stringman's Farm

                    The Fresh Produce                               Paddock
Tracey Patey-Ford                            Transfesa Road
                    Centre                                          Wood
Gemma Fitzpatrick   Rotherbrook Court        Bedford Road           Petersfield
Brian Hayes         PO Box 3360              Stourbridge
Eryll Davies        Putlands
Angus Campbell      Weald Granary            Seven Mile Lane        Mereworth
Alan Johnson        RSPB Northward Hill   Bromhey Farm
Keith Morrison      The Dairy             Ripple               Near Deal

Jamie McGrorty      Spicer House          Link Business Park   Hythe

William Helen       Maidstone Road                             Headcorn

Caroline Johnson    Essella Road                               Ashford

Stuart Alkin        London Road           Dunkirk              Faversham

Debbie Bartlett     Central Avenue        Chatham Maritime

Gemma Fitzpatrick   Rotherbrook Court     Bedford Road         Petersfield
                    County          Postcode   Email                                        Telephone

unty Agricultural Society

                    Kent            TN27 8DF          01580 291726

                    Surrey          RH5 5AJ                    01903 892572

                    Kent            ME9 7RD                       01795 843250
                    Surrey          GU21 5AS
                    Kent            TN17 2QE                     01580 715484
                    Kent            ME13 8JL              01795 594495

                    Kent            ME19 6BJ                     01732 843833

                    Kent            ME16 8LU

                    East Sussex     BN7 3AE                   01273 892096

                    Kent            ME13 8XZ;             01795 533225
                    Etchingham      TN19 7HJ                             01580 860444

                    Hertfordshire   WD7 7HU                    01923 854586

                    Kent            ME13 0LA                01227 731331

                    Kent            TN12 6UT         01892 831566
                                    GU32 3QG                                               01730 711950
                    West Midlands                           01384 221308

                    Kent            TN12 6DZ                             01892 835456

                    Kent            ME18 5PZ                      01622 815356
Kent   ME3 8DS                01634 222480
Kent                 01304 37410

Kent   CT21 4LR               01303 233883

Kent   TN27 9PJ        01622 982572

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Kent   TN24 8AL
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Kent   ME13 9LR /    01480 418100

Kent   ME4 4TB                         020 8331 8478

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                                     Career Details

Career                               Qualifications / Experience Required                          Possible Annual Salary

Accounting Technician                Good academic track record                                    £15,000 to £20,000 when qualified
                                     Preferably a degree in Graphic Design but a BTEC or
Agricultural Design                                                                                £15,000 to £50,000
                                     foundation along with a strong portfolio required
                                                                                                   Circa £15,000 initially, rising to £40,000
Agricultural Writer                  Experience or qualification in writing
                                                                                                   with experience
Apple Grower                         Diploma / degree in agriculture                               £35,000 plus house
                                                                                                   £18,000 to £50,000 plus for expert
Arboriculturist                      LANTRA / Degree / Vocational Training
                                                                                                   witnesses or higher consultants
                                     Ability to work hard and concentrate on the job in hand,
Bottling Line Assistant
                                     previous factory type work may be an advantage
                                     1st Class or relevant 2:1 degree. Although exceptional A-     £30,000 to £35,000 when qualified, rising
Chartered Accountant
                                     level students may be considered                              with experience
Dairy Herdsman                       Diploma in agriculture; CPD training                          £19,000 plus house
                                     Deer Stalking Certificates Level 1, Level 2 and Deer
                                                                                                   £12,000 to £18,000 plus benefits (vehicle,
Deer Stalker / Manager               Management qualifications as well as college / NVQ
                                                                                                   equipment, estate cottage etc)
                                     courses in Game / Countryside Management
Farm Manager                         HND in Agriculture / Horticulture                             £20,000 to £25,000
                                     Diploma / degree in agriculture; minimum five years'
Farm Manager                                                                                       £35,000 plus house
                                     experience; CPD training
Farm Worker                          HND in Agriculture / Horticulture                             £15,000
Farriery / Blacksmithing             Four year apprenticeship                                      £45,000
                                     Diploma, National Diploma, NVQ in Game / Countryside          £12,000 to £22,000 plus benefits (vehicle,
                                     Management                                                    estate cottage etc)
Gamekeeper                           First National Diploma, NVQ modern apprenticeship             £11,000 to £25,000
Lead Scientist                       PhD - degrees in related science subjects                     £38,500 upwards
                                     Good communication and people skills, possible degree in
Marketing / Sales Manager
                                     marketing or similar
Parts Person                         4 GCSE's at C+ including English and Maths.                   £30,000 plus
Poultrymeat Farmer                   Degree; CPD Training                                          £70,000
Research Assistant                   Degree - degree in related science subjects                   £17,800 to £20,000
                                     Degree desirable but not essential if you have sufficient
Reserve Warden                                                                                     £18,000 to £22,000
                                     knowledge and experience
Sales Person                         Degree in Agricultural Engineering                            £35,000 plus salary plus commission
Scientist                            PhD - degrees in related science subjects                     £25,500 to £29,500
                                                                                                   £35,000 to £45,000 when fully qualified
Service Engineer / Technician        4 GCSE's at C+ including English and Maths.
                                                                                                   with overtime
Service Technician / Apprentice      GCSE's with specified grades
Site Manager                         Degree                                                        £25,000 to £28,000
                                     Relevant horticulture training eg spray qualifications,
Support Farm Worker                                                                                £14,000 to £16,000
                                     tractor driving skills etc
Tax Technician                       Good academic track record                                    £15,000 to £20,000 when qualified
Technical Consultant                 HND or degree in Horticulture / Biological Science            £25,000 to £30,000
                                     Good communication skills with an outgoing personality.
Tour Guide / Show Staff              Previous shop / show / guide experience would be an
Tree Surgery Foreman                 NPTC Units and Vocational Training                            £20,000 to £35,000 plus
Trials and Development               HND or degree in Biological Science                           £25,000
Vet Surgeons / Vet Nurses            5 GCSE's; 3 to 4 A levels                                     £10,000 to £60,000
Vineyard Manager                     Vineyard Course
Warden                               First National Diploma, NVQ modern apprenticeship
                                     A passion for building websites, a logical mind with strong   Circa £15,000 initially, rising to £40,000
Web Developer
                                     maths qualifications                                          with experience
                                                                                                   Low but often includes other benefits such
Woodland Manager / Estate Forester   NPTC Units and on the job experience
                                                                                                   as housing
Information from:

Ether Creative

Ether Creative
NFU Roadshow (NFU SE)
Arboriculturist - Chris Keeler

Biddenden Vinyards

NFU Roadshow (NFU SE)
British Association for Shooting and
Conservation (BASC)
Farm Advisory Services Team
NFU Roadshow (NFU SE)
Farm Advisory Services Team
C&B Stern
British Association for Shooting and
Conservation (BASC)
NGO Educational Trust
East Malling Research
Biddenden Vinyards
Southern Harvesters
NFU Roadshow (NFU SE)
East Malling Research
Southern Harvesters
East Malling Research
Southern Harvesters
Burden Bros Agri Ltd
East Malling Research
Farm Advisory Services Team

Biddenden Vinyards

Arboriculturist - Chris Keeler
Farm Advisory Services Team
Putlands Veterinary Surgery
Biddenden Vinyards
NGO Educational Trust
Ether Creative

Arboriculturist - Chris Keeler
Possible Future Employers / Further Education Providers

Exhibitor                           Name of Contact       Address 1

Burden Bros Agri Ltd                Paul King             Church Farm
Chavereys                           Anthony Keates        Mall House

Face / Plumpton College             Louisa Devismes       Ditchling Road

Farm Advisory Services Team         Sheenagh Levett       Crop Technology Centre

KEITS Ltd (Kent Equine Industry                           Unit C, Houndswood
                                    Daniel Rosen
Training Services limited)                                Gate

                                                          The Fresh Produce
Mack                                Tracey Patey-Ford
NGO Educational Trust               Brian Hayes           PO Box 3360

Putlands Veterinary Surgery         Eryll Davies          Putlands
RAMSAK Ltd                          Karen Wheeler         Weald Granary
RSPB                                Alan Johnson          RSPB Northward Hill

Southern Harvesters                 William Helen         Maidstone Road

The North School                    Caroline Johnson      Essella Road
University of Greenwich             Debbie Bartlett       Central Avenue
Why Farming Matters in Kent / Mid
                                    Gemma Fitzpatrick     Rotherbrook Court
Kent Training (NFU SE)
Address 2          Town          County          Postcode

Church Lane        Stockbury     Kent            ME9 7RD
The Mall           Faversham     Kent            ME13 8JL

Plumpton           Nr Lewes      East Sussex     BN7 3AE

Brogdale Farm,
                   Faversham     Kent            ME13 8XZ
Brogdale Road

Harper Lane        Radlett       Hertfordshire   WD7 7HU

Transfesa Road                   Kent            TN12 6UT
Stourbridge                      West Midlands
                                 Kent            TN12 6DZ
Seven Mile Lane    Mereworth     Kent            ME18 5PZ
Bromhey Farm                     Kent            ME3 8DS
                   Headcorn      Kent            TN27 9PJ

                   Ashford       Kent            TN24 8AL
Chatham Maritime                 Kent            ME4 4TB
Bedford Road       Petersfield                   GU32 3QG
Email                                   Telephone         Mobile                Website                  01795 843250                  01795 594495         

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                                                                   01622 982572
                                       01233 614600                                  
                                          ext. 220                        020 8331 8478    07974 162045
                                       01730 711950         
                                                          Qualifications /
                Courses Available
                                                          Experience Required

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                Land-based training. Full and part-time
                courses. Qualifications from first
                diploma through to foundation degree.

                Apprenticeships at both Level 2 and 3
                                                          None required but
                in Horse Care, Horticulture, Animal
                                                          basic maths and
                Care, Floristry, Team Leading and
                                                          english would be
                Management, Business Administration
                and Customer Services

                Level 3 land based courses.

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