CV reference number: 57289
CV Headline

BASIS trained Farm Manager proficient in all arable cultivations. Experience with cattle

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NCA
Other qualifications

BASIS, NPTC craftsman certificate, First Aid, Quad Bike, DSc level 1&2, DMQ

Equipment experienceOther harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

PA4s PA6,Quad Bike. Fertiliser Spreader

Livestock experienceLambing, Beef
Other livestock experience

Strutt & Parker Farms day to day management of young stock,dry cows and in calvers. Grange Farm day to day management of Aberdeen Angus suckler herd including calvings, liasing with vets and administering medication and taking stores to market, birthing records and movement records

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age47
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

5'7 13st

Relevant health problems

no

Other Information

I personally funded my BASIS qualification and used a years annual leave to enable me to undertake the training with no support from my current employer. I won the Colchester & Thorpe under 700acre farm competition 2015 going on to come 2nd in the Essex Agricultural Society Competion also winning the Conservation award, Best field of Wheat and Best crop of Peas. This has been done with no cooperation or support from my employer. In 2017 I again won the Colchester & Thorpe Best Farm and the Essex Agricultural Society

Marital status

Married with 2 children

Where are you currently living?Colchester/Essex
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

33 years farming experience. Strutt & Parker Farms Ltd, Farm Foreman on 2500acres - arable and dairy youngstock. Forestry Commission, Wildlife Ranger on 12000acres Grange Farm, Cambridgeshire, Farm Foreman on 1100acres - arable and beef suckler. Currently working as a Working Farm Manager for a company in Colchester, Essex, single handed on 350acres all major decisions undertaken including cropping, rotation, fertiliser and chemical inputs, record keeping, crop assurance schemes, ELS and HLS management. Field walking with and without agronomist and making own recommendations when needed.

Hobbies

Shooting, Fishing, Deer Stalking

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 11/12/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Suffolk
Back to CV list Add To Basket

4Xtrahands provides professional agricultural recruitment services for farmers and jobseekers including the location of skilled, permanent, temporary and seasonal rural staff for farmers as well as finding suitable work for jobseekers with one of our many registered farmers throughout the UK. Designed by a farmer for farmers our recruitment website is a simple, quick and affordable solution for all your agricultural recruitment needs.