CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 45764

Reading University agriculture graduate seeking (ideally full time), arable farm work. Full UK Driving License, Telehandler Certificate, PA1. Plenty of practical farm experience in both the UK and New Zealand. In NZ, I did 4 months revolving around their potato and onion harvest.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications


Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable

Other qualifications

GCSE, AS/A Levels, BSc Agriculture (completed with 2:1)

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Drilling, PA1, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Poultry

Other equipment experience

N E Salmon, Great Fransham Harvest Worker June October 2020


•John Deere 6215R, Claas 830 Axion and Fendt 724/936 tractors

•Grain (Stewart tri-axle trailer), digestate and seed carting

•Front and back grass mowing

•Topping AB1 and grass margins

•Hay tedding

•Vaderstad Carrier


•Drilling Vaderstad Spirit

•Personnel cage and general telehandler use

•Workshop maintenance, services, and daily checks

Oulton, Norfolk Harvest Worker September 2019 - March 2020


Potato carting with JCB 4220 and RL Guardian box trailers

Muck carting

Potato seed carting

Morningthorpe, Norfolk Second Arable Operator March August 2019


New Holland tractors T6.175, T7.250 and T8.360

Fertiliser carting with high-tip trailer and spreading with Bogballe spreader and Isaria crop sensor

Simba Cultipressing

Power harrowing


Grain (18t Richard Western) and muck carting (dump trailers)

Grainstore preparation

Estate Duties


Personnel cage use for tree trimming

Pukekohe, New Zealand, November 18 - March 19 - potato harvester operator (Hilder single row), onion and potato carting, ground-levelling with John Deere 9570R.

Great Horkesley, Essex , Summer 2018 - Potato and onion carting on modern John Deeres (6930, 6150/55R)

Quinton Green, Northamptonshire, Harvest Worker - Summer 2016 and 2017 Topping of grass margins, maintain these to a good standard aesthetically but also for their wildlife benefit Trailer work took in carting bales with a 40ft articulated trailer and corn carting back to store Out-loading of all arable crops into Camgrain/Agrii lorries using a JCB 531-70 (included the organisation of and filling in the Camgrain ticket book required before the lorries can tip any crop in stores (Kettering). Cultivations including rolling & pressing in OSR with either a John Deere 8520 or 6170R, both equipped with GreenStar GPS (GS2), and sub-soiling with either the 8520 or 6190R. Transport of liquid fertiliser by tractor (6155R) and bowser, as well as slug pellets and seed to the drill during the Oilseed Rape drilling period Strimming Fence clearing and re-erection Operation of a personnel cage for tree clearing, again on the JCB 531-70.

Tuttington/Felmingham General Farmworker March September 2015 Land work including chain harrowing, power harrowing for sugar beet and rolling in spring barley The business has a great interest in potato production, operations on this side included, de-stoning during planting (one morning), moving and setting up irrigation pipes, as well as moving reels by road and field Rouging wheat crops I was in charge of a group of foreign workers, including setting up each day, transport and timesheets Operation of their Claas Lexion 760TT + V900 (30ft) header (supervised) Grain store maintenance and usage in charge of the grain drying system on a number of occasions, also the movement of grain to necessary storage within the yard, taking in telescopic handler experience (JCB TM310) when load grain trailers and pushing up with the larger JCB 416S Corn and muck carting

Worstead/Smallburgh Farmworker August September 2013 Topping of grass margins with a John Deere 5090R Subsoiling and cultivating with a John Deere 7530 Estate Duties Worked with the forestry manager Tree-clearing Fencing

Other livestock experience

Carried out vaccines and TB tests, with two other colleagues Aiding the movement of herds either from farm to farm or between sheds to allow for sorting and mucking out, enhancing my confidence around production livestock animals, and building on past experience at LFP. Feeding and bedding cattle, requiring confidence with these animals Occasional work with shepherd to move animals between units

Livestock (Duck Production)

Pressure washing and disinfecting sheds

Unloading of new flock birds

Aiding with setting up sheds, including bedding down and feeding

Quality control within the flocks and movement (53,000 birds in total)

Personal information


Other Information

• Erpingham FC (13/14 - date) Players Player of The Year 13/14 & 14/15 • Winner of Farmers Weeklys Harvest Highlights 2010 photography competition



Marital status

From a family of four



Where are you currently living?


First language


Do you have the right to work in the UK?


Other languages




Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

A bright, hard-working student reading agriculture at the University of Reading, seeking valuable farming experience during the 2018 summer vacation. 1.77m (5ft 10), 70kg

Relevant health problems


Farming background

Not from a farming background myself but have worked on two mixed farms near where I live in Norfolk; one being a large contractor working across 3,500 acres. I've also done two harvests on another 3,500 acre site, this time in Northamptonshire (detailed above). Root crop experience in both the UK and New Zealand.


Start: 27/04/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region


Type of job


Where would you like to work?

East Anglia ideally

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