CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 97233

English mixed farmer looking for work in South and South West England. I've experience of 11 harvests. Mainly on the combine, grain and bale cart, grain drying and cleaning, loading lorries.
I've also experience of forage harvest: carting, foraging, clamping and sheeting over.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

City and Guilds, BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

NRoSO member since 2015
Cat B Trailer License
Shotgun License
Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance
Small Fell
ATV Operation
Tractor Operation
Telehandler Operation
GCSE
Mathematics C
English Language C
English Literature C
Science B
French C
Design & Technology C
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture
BSc Hons Agricultural Management
IOSH Managing Health & Safety

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Ploughing, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry

Other equipment experience

Tractor driving: Road Work, PTO work, draft work, drag work, loader work. Ford, New Holland, Massey Ferguson, Kubota, Class, Deutz, John Deere, Case

Forage harvest: carting, foraging (trailed), clamping and sheeting over

New Holland Combines up to 20ft. Harvesting wheat, barley, OSR, linseed and beans

Telehandler experience JCB Loadall, Manitou (+MLA), Class Scorpion, Merlo 5m-9.5m

Bale stacking, trailer towing, Feeding livestock, pallets, bags, brush & bucket brush, man cage, mucking out, loading lorries, trailers and muck spreaders

Other livestock experience

Beef: suckler herd: TB testing, paddock grazing, breeding, calving, fencing, feeding, Bedding up, handling, mucking out, silaging

Dairy: Strip grazing, milking, bedding up, yard scaping, delivering milk to processors

Pigs Outdoor: fencing, moving, feeding, bedding, farrowing, marking. Providing water

Sheep: Tupping, handling, feet checking, treating, moving, weighing, lambing

Hens: Feeding, Setting up drinkers, Moving houses, Polytunnels and fences, Providing enrichment, collecting eggs, cleaning, grading, boxing, stamping and selling

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

N/A

Age

27

Marital status

I live with my wife and dog. We have a place to live currently.

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

Wiltshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Watch sport Garden Visit vintage machinery shows Pub Quizzes

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5'10 80kg

Relevant health problems

Mild Asthma

Farming background

20172018

Self Employed Weekend Job. On a beef farm, which sold fat cattle and Hereford pedigree bulls. Tasks:

Feeding Silage

Bedding up with straw

Feeding Rolled oats to all the housed cattle. Bagging different rations

Feed the pigs

Assist with any sheep work

I would use a Manitou telehandler or Massey Ferguson loader tractor to help with my job. Furthermore I would check on stock housed during the winter and outside.

Also assisted with spring calving, when needed.

20182019

Arable and beef farm in Wiltshire. Comprising 500 acres of arable fields, permanent pasture, woodland, wildlife and game covers.

Main Responsibilities: cattle husbandry, including recording, ear tagging and rubber ringing new calves. Managing the grazing and moving the cattle to utilize the grass leys most efficiently. Ensuring their bedding was always clean enough in winter housing.

Cultivating arable land, harrowing and rolling grassland

Mucking out cattle housing

Manure Spreading

Harvesting and leading the grain from the fields

Ensiling the silage

Tractor Driver

2019

Under taking verge cutting on roads across Hampshire. Specifically high viability areas. To improve road safety. Using a New Holland T7 235 AutoCommmand and McConnel hedge trimmer. This job taught me how to use GPS. Enabling us finding areas to cut and selecting where has been cut. On a shared system.

20192022

A mixed organic/biodynamic farm, producing fresh local produce for the onsite hotel restaurants and Spring restaurant London.

Passed competency courses for Strimmer and Rough Terrain Vehicle (RTV).

Completed regular eLearning courses.

Mentored regular Work experience students

Assisted hotel guests on their tours of the farm.

Worked within a large Heckfield Estates team of over 30 people. Played a vital role for the 5 person farm team.

Main Daily Responsibilities:

Make sure all machinery/equipment is in safe working order and report to manger if not.

Gathering the cows for milking

Bedding up their roundhouse pens with straw

Cleaning Water troughs

Feeding Silage

Putting cows back

Delivering fresh milk to the processing unit

Washing sanitising milk transport tank

Scraping up

Feeding, bedding, watering Calves, youngstock/followers.

Feeding outdoor pigs vegetable and milk waste, alongside hard feed. Bedding their arcs with straw.

Checking on the sheep flock and beef cattle.

Feeding hens then collecting, cleaning, grading, stamping, boxing and delivering the eggs to the hotel.

Testing all stock fences and putting up new ones when required. Especially strip fences for cattle and sheep during the summer. Using Rappa ATV winder on Kubota RTV.

Mucking out dairy cow Roundhouse pens weekly. Using Manitou telehandler and Kubota tractor.

Unloading deliveries that with the telehandler.

Ensure all equipment used is maintained. Regular greasing and washing of machines weekly.

Relief milker for 50 approx. organic Guernsey cows in the 12 stall manual parlour.

2018--2022

Self Employed work. Member of the ground team for an experienced Tree Surgeon. Moving and chipping or logging timber and hedges. Operating rigging kit, Tipper Vans, Top Handle and larger back handle Chainsaws, Wood chippers (tracked & Trailed), Stump Grinder, Diggers and Avants. Encompassing hard work, safety, communication and team work. Ensuring the customers are happy with the progress, finish and clean up.

2022-2023

Trainee Farm Consultant. Specialising in Countryside Stewardship, Farm Assurance, Cross Compliance and Health and Safety.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 11/01/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

Hampshire, Wiltshire or Berkshire preferably but I can commute

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