CV reference number: 44925
CV Headline

Seeking an Assistant Farm Manager position or similar within arable or mixed farming. I have an agricultural degree and background in large scale arable and sheep farming, operating a range of modern machinery. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc hons in Agriculture (First Class) from the Royal Agricultural University. Relevant Modules: Advanced Crop Production, Farm Machinery Management, Advanced Animal Production, Management Information Systems for Farming Businesses Relevant coursework topics: Crop Monitoring, Producing a full business plan for an established tenanted farm, Farm Machinery Plan for Specific Business, Assessing Recent Technologies in Livestock Production.

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

Main operator of Bateman 24m self propelled sprayer and responsible for cultivation activities with Fendt tractors and a Case Quadtrac using GPS software. Extensive arable experience such as drilling, fertilising, round baling and wrapping in addition to telehandler work: loading grain lorries and unloading steel deliveries. Carrying out groundwork’s and 360 digger driver activities such as drainage and site preparation for industrial and agricultural buildings. Operated modern large scale equipment including Case, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, Claas tractors. Vaderstad cultivation equipment and Amazone sprayer/fertiliser equipment.

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

Shepherd - 1500-2000 Romney and North Country Mule ewes, all lambing and management responsibilities. 10 years of working with sheep. 600 beef finishing unit - all aspects of cattle management.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'11 healthy and active

Relevant health problems

No health issues

Other Information

I am reliable, trustworthy and enthusiastic with proven communication skills and have the ability to work using my own initiative. I am confident with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Key Account package and Farm Plan package.

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

I am currently working for a large agricultural contractor following previous employment assisting the Farm Manager on a sheep and arable farm and as a Farm Business Consultant, since gaining a First Class degree in Agriculture at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Practical experience has been gained over the past 10 years through working at a 3,500 acre contracting establishment, a sheep and arable farm, a placement and further employment with a well-established Velcourt managed 5,500 acre estate, coupled with extensive agricultural experience from a young age, including setting up my own flock of breeding ewes that helped fund my university fees.

AvailabilityStart: 31/03/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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