Highly experienced arable and biomass (AD) operator with extensive managerial skills seeks position in and around Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon area and outwith.
Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming, Other
Msc Agriculture, Bsc 8. PA1, PA2, PA5, PA11, Challenger Rogator self-propelled sprayer trained (by Agco), telehandler certificate, combine operation certificates (run through Case NH), BASIS trained, FACTS.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Experienced in all aspects of arable, root and forage operations. Extensive experience in operation of very large scale machinery (Quadtracs, Cats, 40ft plus combines) Operational duties included de-stoning, deep ridging, potato lifting (trailed and self-propelled) articulated ploughs, 8m+ seed drills (direct drill, conventional and one pass), various cultivation equipment, baling (round, small, quadrant and hesston), GPS apps, precision drilling, muck-spreading/slurry (inject/splash plate) plus all the usual arable/mechanical practices. Very professional and competent person. Very mechanically minded. Excellent stock skills. Extensive mechanical/welding knowledge/experience, managerial experience and professionalism.
Mostly Beef (Spring calving experience). Last lambing was 1200 ewes first lambing, 800 ewes second lambing. Last milking position was 410 herd milking through 32 stall quick release parlour.
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Married with 2 young children.
Warboys, Cambridgeshire. CB23.
Car Restoration; Car Repairs; Mountain Biking; Swimming.
6ft; Slim build, but strong physique; 12.5 stone.
Was raised on a 2500 acre farm in Scotland. Father was an agricultural engineer. Prior to my current position, was self-employed for 7 years in a farm management/operative role. This involved working in a supervisory position or running a farm on a day-to-day basis. Locations included the UK, Europe, Australia and Canada. Have been in positions where I was responsible for organising and supervising up to 50 European students.
Start: 28/09/2020 Finish: Not Specified