CV reference number: 22375
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Experienced all round farmer looking to to process his career to a management position.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Foundation Degree in Agriculture and Farm Management from the Royal Agricultural College • BSc (Hons) Agricultural Farm Management (2:1) • 3 A levels (BBC) and 7 GCSE’s at grades A-C from Bethany School, Kent • City & Guilds NPTC: PA1, PA2, PA4, PA6 • Lantra awards: o All Terrain Vehicle o Rough terrain telescopic lift truck o Emergency First Aid at Work, Manual handling course o Brushcutters/Trimmers – Maintenance. & operations o Abrasive wheels • Full Clean UK driving licence, with Trailer licence • Cat C & C+E Licence • ‘H’ Licence (tracked vehicles)

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, PA3, HGV 1 to 3, Tracked machine, HGV1, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

All areas of agricultural machinery from Claas lexion 760 to ford 4000 on a scraper box.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Organic Dairy in the UK where I undertook all areas of the job relief milking, tock charge of the feeding of both dairy and beef stock, aiding in foot trimming and milk recording. Beef farming on a mix farm with 100suckler cows. 2yrs in New Zealand working on a 300 cows dairy farm.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1
Personal information
SexMale
Age32
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 9”, 90kg

Relevant health problems

N/a

Other Information
Marital status

Married

Where are you currently living?Gloucestershire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

• Continental Soil Technology – June ’17 – present o Aiding in sales of Bergmann machinery o Liaising with customers over after sale issues, including machinery breakdown & servicing, the ordering of parts, and general instruction of the equipment. o Running the contacting side of the business, of muck spreading and the application of Fiberphos. • Work experience at Tayler and Fletcher – April 2017 o Based in the rural team learning about agricultural valuations and single farm payments. •  Farms – June ’15 – Sept ‘16 Assistant Farm Manager on 5000 acre mixed arable and beef farm. o Managed the combine team comprising of two Lexion 760’s and three tractors and trailers. o Oversaw all machinery maintenance and repair work. o When the farm manger was away, I take over the day-to-day running of the farm. o Liaising with grain haulage companies when loading grain out of farm. o Consulting with agronomists over the crop spray recommendation •  – September ’13 – June ‘15 ‚Äč The farm is a 4000 acre arable farm situated in the Cotswolds, farming Wheat, Barley, OSR, spring Beans and maize contracted out to a local dairy farm. o Taught fellow employees on the correct use and operations of the plough. o In charge of setting up and calibrating new farm machinery o Competent in use of different makes and models of tractors including tracked vehicles o Preparations of chemical tank mixes used throughout the farm o Application of sprays/liquid fertiliser using a Bateman self-propelled sprayer o Prepared the Health and Safety risk assessments on farm o Reproduced and formatted the farm maps o Shadowed the outsourced agronomist when walking fields o Assisted in the management of the 6000t grain store o Completion of all statutory paper work regarding the transportation and loading of grain •  Farm - December ’11 – September ‘13 The farm is an organic 200 cow dairy/beef farm situated outside Swindon. o Aided in management of the farm when the owner was away o Oversaw the feeding of cattle, making decision about levels of feed needed. o When the cows were out to grass, I would aid in the grazing rotation. • Just Chicken – Free range chicken farm where I was mainly involved in the Butchery. o October ’11 – December ‘11 •  – Tractor driver/Spray Operator o June ’09 – Feb’11 •  Agricultural University Bar – Part Time, Assistant Bar Manager o October ’06 – June ‘09 Whilst at the RAU I worked not only in the student bar, but also in the function department helping to set up bars for weddings, parties and various other functions that took place at the venue. Through this I developed the necessary skills to set up an event to meet the customers’ requirements. • Countryside Alliance – Part time, Regional Recruiter for the Wessex region o April ’06 – April ‘09 My main roll here was to engage with the public promoting the benefits of the Countryside Alliance, and sorting out any membership issues that occurred. With this it developed my interaction skills with members of the public and customers of the CA. •  (New Zealand)- 1000 dairy cows, and 100 sheep o September '05 –May '06 o February ’11 – September

Hobbies

Shooting, hunting, golf

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/01/2020, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Gloucestershire, Wiltshire
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