Farm manager on 2000 acres in Norfolk.
Made redundant as the farm is now using contractors.
Now working for Natural England giving advice and grant support to local farmers on ways to improve the quality of air, soil and water.
HNC in farm management.
Full Basis Basis (advanced cereals) Basis(biodiversity and environment)
Spraying certificate Pa 1,2,2c, Nroso, Forklift certificate (rough terrain)
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Combine, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Calving
Spraying with a 36 m bateman, drilling with a 6m vaderstad and 3m combi , combining -a claas combine. and all telehandler duties. (all mainly relief except all the spraying last season)
a long time ago but also used to handling horses and not at all daunted by cattle (and possibly miss them in some way but not milking)
If you got this far: I am 56 years old fit (not a runner) and healthy and I am unlikely to be looking for a step up to another position on a larger or different farm/estate as a younger candidate may do in a few years.
country pursuits, watch rugby.
6"2' big boned / heavyset (used to play rugby No 8)
used to play rugby
I used to manage a 2000 estate in Norfolk growing cereals ,oilseeds, pulses, sugar beet and letting land for seed potatoes with and without irrigation, with a comprehensive stewardship scheme, let cottages a DIY livery and an in hand shoot. The son has now taken over and has decided to concentrate on the sporting aspects and has employed contractors for the farming.
I now work for Natural England as a Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer supplying advice training and grant support to local farmers and land managers in Norfolk. Including but not limited to capital grants, countryside stewardship and ways to improve the quality of air, soil and water in a challenging environment and preparing for ELM and studying regenerative farming and encouraging sustainability.
Start: 31/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified
East, midlands, south, open to suggestions.