CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 88937

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.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable

Other qualifications

HNC in farm management.
Full Basis Basis (advanced cereals) Basis(biodiversity and environment)
Spraying certificate Pa 1,2,2c, Nroso, Forklift certificate (rough terrain)

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Calving

Other equipment experience

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)

Other livestock experience

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)

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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.

Age

56

Marital status

-

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Norfolk

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

country pursuits, watch rugby.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6"2' big boned / heavyset (used to play rugby No 8)

Relevant health problems

used to play rugby

Farming background

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.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 31/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

East, midlands, south, open to suggestions.

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