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Placement Student or GFW - Job in <->Henley on Thames<->

Farm TypeSheep, Dairy, Arable

Merrimoles Farms is 440ha, all organic and part of a larger Estate. We are a mixed farm with 160 dairy cows plus followers, a small sheep flock and 500 contract grazing lambs. Arable crops include clover leys, wheat, Barley, Vetches and forage brassicas.  We have a full time staff of four and complete most of our own tasks except grass harvesting, combining.

We require a student or similar person wishing to gain experience until at least end June 2018 but could be longer.

They will have the opportunity to assist with sheep and cattle tasks, calf rearing, and stock feeding. Tractor and loader driving will include: bale hauling, cultivations and topping. Machinery maintenance and fencing will also be part of the role.  Weekend work is required as part of a rota and at busy times.  A great opportunity to work as part of a team, gain experience in a range of skills and acquire knowledge of several enterprises.  A reasonable level of experience of farm work and tractor driving will be required.

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthTemporary
DatesStart: 11/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours39 + overtime
Employment TypeSheep, Dairy, Arable
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation Price£70-90/week
Other Accommodation Information

We will help to find local lodgings.  Expect to pay £90/week.  We will contribute £20/week.

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
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