Charlotte West, a BSc Hons Agriculture student is currently on placement with McDonald's Progressive Young Farmer program. This program will enable her to see every aspect of the agricultural supply chain. Her time will be spent on various types of farm, including dairy which she has thoroughly enjoyed, as well as arable and potatoes and then onto work within of their London restaurants for a few time.
“I was really excited and really happy that I was able to do [the Progressive Young Farmer program] because it gives you so many opportunities in the industry,” Charlotte says. “Both working on farms which is a great way to learn, and also within the industry itself.”