What are the good reasons for being a farmer ?

Developping a livestock farm, to grow cereals, beets, potatoes, or vines, there are many ways to be a farmer…

Getting closer to nature…

Being a farmer is a profession that requires a multitude of knowledge in very diverse fields (plant and/or animal biology, production techniques, accounting, regulations, taxation, legal, environmental protection, etc.) and multiple skills (production techniques, machinery, but also management, commerce, information technology, resource management, etc.).

Among these criteria are: the choice of institution, the type of training, the diploma or certificate obtained, the budget allocated to training and the physical availability of the person.

There are qualifying and graduating courses from high school to university.

Private institutions are grouped together in networks such as the CNEAP.

A public institution can be a high school, a vocational training centre or educational establishments.

A distance learning course is a follow-up for specializations or to complete an initial training.

Tractrs, machine parts, harversters, IBC and monitoring solutions like those offered by Nanolike, are all part of a large industry which is that of the agricultural equipment. This industry includes several types of jobs and companies:

  • Manufacturers: equipment designers and manufacturers
  • Equipment dealers and distributors
  • Farms that use the machines…

Ranging from a simple baccalaureate to an engineering degree, it is a sector that recruits thousands of employees every year.

To become a veterinarian, you have to follow an already well-defined path: have a scientific baccalaureate, spend 2 years in a preparatory agro-veto class and then enter a veterinary school.

During the fourth year, it will be necessary to specialize to become a veterinarian for farm animals.

Agricultural production

This category trains students in different trades with livestock farming techniques, diverse cropping systems such as vegetable growing, mixed cropping-livestock farming.

Aquacole de production

There is a professional aquaculture baccalaureate that allows you to start in the sector. The student will then be able to continue his or her studies with a BTSA or even a Bachelor’s degree.


BTSA viticulture-oenology is obtained after 2 years of study. The course prepares you for the job of wine merchant, vineyard manager or cellar master in an estate.

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