Highly experienced all rounder, looking for a new challenge.
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
OND (distinction) From Plumpton agri college specialising in livestock management. Won Sir David Orr shield for best livestock Student.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Fully capable with modern technology RTK etc, IT literate. Have good workshop skills including good welding skills and buildings maintenance, plumbing, etc. Have Cat H licence
Grew up on dairy farm in Sussex. Have been responsible for Dairy herds up to 600 (not in last 30 yrs). Worked with and partner in 100 cow suckler herd.
Lifetime experience with cattle right through from routine tasks to marketing and everything in between. Also have knowledge of sheep management. Extensive knowledge of all sorts of grassland management and conserving forage. Extensive knowledge of arable crops and their management. Have driven most machinery and would like to think that I can sort out most problems and keep a machine running . I have a very good working knowledge of GPS,RTK and other technologies used in modern farming. Very good workshop skills including welding and general maintenance both machinery and infrastructure. Won numerous awards in the past for grassland management and forage
From a farming background, worked with Dairying (600 cows) large sheep flocks and large scale arable mainly on mixed farms from Sussex to Cambridgeshire. At present self employed doing Arable work on 1500 acres. Not afraid of hardwork and use to decision making and record keeping. I have been at this farm for the last 29yrs.
Start: 01/10/2023 Finish: Not Specified