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Recently graduated from SRUC with a BSc in agriculture after spending three and a half years in the U.S.A expanding my knowledge on farming practices. Now looking to get a full-time/permanent job.

 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Bsc Agriculture

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Spraying (36m Knight), various cultivation's on min tillage and inversion types. Sowing wheat and soyabeans. Limited milking expierience. Discing, rolling, harrowing etc. Grain carting. Carried out drainage work. Involved in carrot harvesting. PA11 - Seed dressing certificate. Lots of experience with quad bikes. Carried out maintenance and servicing on tractors, trucks and equipment. Carried out full servicing on combines changing sieves, wheels, axles, cutter-bar, reel, feeder-house etc. Welding. Good worship skills.

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

Carried out two calving seasons in the U.S.A and two lambing seasons. Lambing period i was left in charge of the organisation of the lambing and flock.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
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SexMale
Age27
NationalityScottish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Height - 6.6ft. Weight - 100kg

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

Girlfriend of three and a half years.

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

While working as a police officer, opportunity came up to work in America on 6,000 acre arable and 700 head beef cattle farm with a custom harvest crew. I grabbed the opportunity and have never looked back, worked there for 3 and a half years doing all sowing(Wheat, soya beans, oats), calving, and working with custom harvesting crew (harvesting wheat, barley, soya beans, OSR, sunflowers and peas) with the most up to date technology. While being cattle man in the winter period. Gained lots of GPS experience and understand the importance of variable rates and precision farming. Had two 3 month breaks, one spent working on 6,000 almond farm in Australia operating, pick-up harvester, sweeper and shaker. The other three months was spent working on an arable and beef farm in Scotland. Return from America in July 2014.

Hobbies

Rugby, Cycling, Fitness, Gym.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 28/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Highlands
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