The agriculture sector involves the practice of growing crops and rearing animals to provide food, wool and other products. It includes horticulture, fruit growing, seed growing, dairy farming, breeding and keeping of livestock, the use of land for grazing, meadows, osier (willow), market gardens, nurseries, and some woodlands. Also included in this sector is the forestry and fishing industries.
Source: Defra Survey of Agriculture & Horticulture (June 2022), BRES (2021), UK Food Security Report (December 2021)
Source: The Skills Imperative 2035: Occupational Outlook, Nuffield Foundation
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