CV reference number: 63776
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Experienced graduate looking for mixed/arable farm job in the midlands/surrounding counties

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBSc, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

PA1, PA2, PA4s & g, PA6, Rough Terrain Telehandler, Rodent Control on Farms, Animal Transport Short Journey, Bronze Seal Shearing Qualification, NRoSO membership.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

I have experience on a wide range of machinery from the smaller more conventional wheeled 160hp tractors up to 600hp tracked machines, operating grassland implements and larger arable implements reaching 12 metres in width. Have recently started relief driving a 36 metre self propelled John Deere sprayer. I also have two seasons experience driving a combine.

Livestock experienceBeef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Have extensive experience working with sheep and all the associated routine jobs. I grew up on a family farm where we also had pigs.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age25
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Slim/average build

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Long term career progression is important. I aim to commence FACTS and BASIS training this winter as I enjoy agronomy, and it will help in the long term if I were to go into farm management

Marital status

No partner or children

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

Grew up on a mixed family farm (sheep, pigs, arable) in Staffordshire, graduated from Harper Adams with a 2.1 BSc (Hons) Agriculture Degree in 2015. Grassland experience ranging from topping, rolling, harrowing, to mowing, tedding, baling. Arable experience on the smaller family farm with 500 acres of arable: ploughing, combination drilling, rolling, combining, baling, straw carting. Arable experience on a larger 3500-4000 acre arable farm: fertiliser spreading, liquid fertiliser application, spraying, chaser bin operator, baling, compost spreading, cultivations, rolling, drilling, slug pelleting. Grain store experience with a continuous flow dryer and cleaner. Confident user of guidance technology and precision farming techniques (variable rates).

Hobbies

Walking, cycling, running, obstacle course races/mud runs.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/11/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionWest Midlands
Where would you like to work?Staffordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire
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