An ambitious,highly motivated individual seeking a new challenge where his in-depth knowledge of agriculture would be fully utilised.Not afraid of hard work or long hours &can work alone or as part of a team. Highly skilled operator in all arable &root crop and livestock operations. Work anywhere.
NCA, NDA, City and Guilds
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
HND Arable Management
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Calving
Tractors from 50hp -550 hp ,jd,mf ,artic jd on tyres and challenger crawler .sprayers mounted ,trailed ,self propelled from 24m-30m ,combines mainly class 20ft-30ft headers ,nh self propelled forage harvester maize and grass headers .drills 3-4 combination ,8m horcsh ,maize drill,ploughing on land/in furrow ,two row grimme planter ,gz and gt harvesters with multisep .all forage equipment mowing,tedding,raking,baling-wrapping combination balers ,hedgecutting,loading shovel and tele handler.
Milked 280 cows on a high input and output system averaging 10873lt per cow at 305 days ,calving index 372 days good fertility, health and milk quality. Excellent grass and maize management using precision farming techniques . computerized calf feeding and calf,heifer management .setting up robotic milking units for a leading manufacturer. Suckler cow ,beef management from calving -fattening. Bed and breakfast pigs from weaners-bacon w
played rugby ,cricket and cross country running and athletics.
- wife and 2 daughters
watching rugby ,reading,spending time with my family
2016-present self employed agricultural contractor labour only,2005-2016 built my own farm,2003-2005 sales rep, 2002-2003 head tractor driver york ,2002-2002 root crop keyman nottinghamshire ,2000-2002 self-employed contractor ,1989-2000 working on family farm.
Start: 16/08/2020 Finish: Not Specified