Student with prior experience in arable farming. Looking for a summer position to further my knowledge of the industry.
Lantra Tractor operation 13-15 year olds
Tractor, Combine, Ploughing, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Lantra Basic Tractor operation for 13-16 year olds
Tractor and trailer work handling grain and muck.
Tractor front loader work handling wood chippings.
Telehandler work handling bales, grain and pallets. Loading a feed mixer and grain dryer intake.
Power harrowing on an 8 meter power harrow.
Cultivating on a vaderstad carrier and KV stubble finisher.
Ploughing on a 6 furrow mounted plough.
Topping margins on a mounted flail.
Irrigating using booms and rain guns.
A small amount of time combining beans.
I have experience on a variety fo makes and models of tractor as followed : Massey Ferguson - 6480, 6499, 6616, 7718, 8480, 8690, telehandler
John Deere - 6155r, 7710, 6900, 6400, 8335rt, s680i, 6 m
Jcb - Fastrac 4220, 535 telehandler and pivot steer telehandler
Case - quadtrac 440 stx
New holland - t5, t8 half track Challenger crawler
I find most things translate between each brand of tractor despite them all having their own layouts etc. I am quick to learn what each tractor does and where things are laid out.
Little experience moving and tagging cattle at a friends cow unit.
I shoot olympic skeet on the British shooting talent pathway academy and am trialling for the England team this year. There are a couple of competitions in the time of harvest. Of course I am happy to not attend every single one if its not possible.
Most of the work I have done leading up to this point has been the odd few days or week whenever I could be given suitable work to match my age at the time. Now I am 16 and have my test booked for may I am looking for a more formal, permanent position throughout the combinable crops harvesting season prior to my return to sixth form.
Start: 23/06/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Anywhere around Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire.