CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 71094

Shropshire based Arable operator with 10 years grassland contracting experience. Work in Shropshire/Staffordshire.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

MSc, City and Guilds, BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming, Other

Other qualifications

MSc sustainable agriculture , bsc hons agriculture Pa1 pa2 pa4s&g Lantra tractor Nptc telehandler Nptc atv Nptc abrasive wheel

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience


Other equipment experience

I have spent 3 seasons operating quadrant and 4 string balers Have a number of years using fusion 2 balers and welger belted and fixed chamber balers. Operated loading shovels in farm situations Have a number of years operating telehandlers for all on farm requirements. Drilled grass and cereals with all accompanying tillage works Im fluent in Welding for fabrication and repair work lathe work Have a number of years hedge cutting with my own equipment as well as my own.

Other livestock experience

Have worked with a 500 head herd of beef as assistant herdsman, took responsibility for medication and day to day stock care with holiday cover having to manage the farm day to day while the owner was away. Having recently worked on a 2000 head herd of dairy cattle with normal day to day care of stock. I have no milking background.

Personal information


Other Information

I have taken pride in gaining qualifications which will enable me to operate in the farming community efficiently and always take pride in my work with a strong attention to detail.



Marital status

Partner, no accomodation



Where are you currently living?


First language


Do you have the right to work in the UK?


Other languages



Steel Fabrication and restoring classic tractors

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

Im 6'4 and of slim build.

Relevant health problems


Farming background

Grew up on family farm in Lancashire and spent a number of years in university to gain my degrees, I now grow 90 acres of horse hay/haylage as well as operate a self employed basis precision engineering and welding enterprise. I have previously self contracted for hedge cutting and baking and wrapping with small and large bales as well as maintained my own equipment

. Ive operated :combines, foragers ( self propelled and drag)

Ive gained many years experience operating machines in a large scale contracting environment, Muck spreading ( compost and precision chicken muck) Slurry tanking ( trailing shoe and disc )

Baling - conventional, round and quadrant

Ground cultivations

Drilling experience

Rake work ( 1 2 and 4 rotor class rakes)

Buck raking

Spraying ( trailed and self propelled in cereal and root crop environments) with a strong knowledge of grassland herbicides

Snow ploughing

Hedge cutting experience for others as well as my own machines.


Start: 15/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

West Midlands

Type of job


Where would you like to work?

Shropshire / Staffordshire

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