CV reference number: 40561
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Experienced arable operator with PA1, PA2, forklift certificates. Livestock experience. Seeking part time after hours / weekend work.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

HND Agriculture, BASIS, FACTS

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, PA2, PA1, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractors up to 400 HP including John Deere, New Holland, Fendt and CAT Challenger. Cultivations: ploughing, power harrow, Cultipress, SL, Topdown,subsoiling, rolling. Extensive spraying with Berthoud 30m, Hardi 24m, John Deere 24m trailed sprayers and Multidrive 24m self propelled. Fertiliser spreading Kuhn 24m, Bredel 30m. Combining: John Deere and New Holland. Irrigation on potatoes, onions and parsnips. Drier 20t/hr Continuous Flow. Round baling and muck spreading. Forklift: telescopic and industrial. Loading shovel. MEWP. ATV slug pelleting.

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

2 years managing 350 cow dairy. Responsible for A.I, record keeping and calf rearing. Assistant to herdsman on Aberdeen Angus organic and conventional herds. Assisting in all aspects of sheep work. Rearing free range broilers and turkeys.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age41
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6', 13 stone, white

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

During my employment with Sentry I coordinated the northern region agronomy development group encompassing 5000Ha of cropping across 3 contract farming businesses between Northumberland and West Lothian in Scotland. Conducting on farm trials, benchmarking and sharing experiences our aim was to find strategies to cope with the unique challenges of farming in the north.

Marital status

Married with 2 children aged 7 and 10.

Where are you currently living?Newark, Nottinghamshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Grew up on mixed farm in Zimbabwe before moving to UK for family reasons. Spent several harvests self employed before joining Sentry's management trainee programme and progressing to arable manager on 1200 Ha mixed estate. Currently employed as refrigeration fitter but seeking second job and maintain a keen interest in farming.

Hobbies

Hiking, cooking, allotment.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/06/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionEast Midlands
Where would you like to work?Newark or Lincoln areas
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