CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 81441

I am currently a second-year BSc Agriculture student at the University of Reading, with ambitions to work in agri-business consultancy after I have finished my studies. I have experience working on a number of farms and hold a full, clean UK driving licence as well as a telehandler ticket.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BTEC, BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable

Other qualifications

Currently studying BSc Agriculture at the University of Reading.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture - D*D*D*.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Experience including (but not limited to):

- Grain carting

- Bale carting

- Muck carting

- Topping

- Ring rolling

- Flat rolling

- Telehandler operations - loading bales, grain lorries, and feeding, for example.

- TMR feeding

- Muck spreading

- Umbilical slurry spreading

- Silage clamping

- Harrowing

- Front loader operations

- Cultivations

- Ploughing

- Raking

- Tedding

- Power harrowing

- Scraping

Other livestock experience

Farm - intensive beef (including calving).

Farm - sheep (including lambing).

Estate - intensive beef (including calving).

Estate - intensive dairy (including calving).

Farm - organic dairy (including calving).

Oathall Community College Farm - pigs, dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep (including lambing).

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

20

Marital status

Single

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

West Sussex

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Education, photography and design.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

N/a

Farming background

December 2016 - October 2017 - General Farm Worker:

My role included:

-A range of machinery operations including grain, muck and bale carting, topping, flat rolling, ring rolling, telehandler operating, TMR feeding, muck spreading, umbilical slurry spreading and silage clamping.

-A range of cattle husbandry tasks such as calving, youngstock rearing, TB testing and moving cattle.

-Being trusted to run the farm alone during certain periods.

February 2017 - April 2017 - Lambing Assistant

My role included:

-Livestock-related machinery operations such as muck and bale carting, topping, flat rolling, harrowing and front loader operations.

-Sheep and beef cattle husbandry tasks such as lambing, calving, youngstock rearing, feeding and worming.

-Being trusted to run the farm alone during evenings.

February 2016 - December 2016 - General Farm Worker:

My role included:

-Arable and livestock related machinery operations including grain, muck, fertilizer and bale carting, cultivations, ring rolling, loading lorries with grain, TMR feeding and bedding up.

-Beef cattle husbandry including worming, TB testing, calving and moving cattle.

-Completing a range of paperwork and legal documentation ranging from grain receipts to livestock passports and online databases.

June 2015 - May 2016 - General Farm Worker:

My role included:

-Livestock machinery operations including scraping, pushing up, loading the feeder wagon, raking, power harrowing and bale carting.

-Livestock husbandry tasks such as milking, calving, worming, heat detecting and working alongside vets to perform weekly routine tasks.

-A range of administration tasks, both digital and on paper, including the use of software to track and record animal behavior.

Summer 2013,2014,2015 - General Farm Worker:

My role included:

-Machinery operations such as feeding, scraping, and cultivations.

-Livestock husbandry tasks such as milking, calving and moving cattle.

September 2010 - July 2015 - General Farm Worker:

My role included:

-Sitting as Chairman of the Young Farmers Club.

-Leading and mentoring a team of younger students to perform daily routines.

-General animal husbandry skills.

-Being trusted to run the farm alone at weekends (2013 onwards).

-Showing calves and cows at various livestock shows, including the South of England Show where I won YFC Supreme Champion Calf Handler 2014, and the Edenbridge and Oxted Show where I won Reserve Champion Ayrshire Young Handler 2014.

-1st place in a Sussex Young Farmers public speaking competition.

September 2012 - June 2013 - General Farm Worker:

My role included:

-Working alongside machinery to collect fruit from trees.

-Using a range of machinery along the production system to make juices, pump the product in between bulk tanks, cap the bottles, and place in crates for storage.

-Small hay bale collection and stacking.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 03/07/2020 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South & South East

Type of job

Seasonal

Where would you like to work?

I am flexible to where I work within the South/South East, however I have accommodation at home near Brighton, and at university in Reading.

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