CV reference number: 45764
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Reading University agriculture graduate (22), seeking arable farm work. Full UK Driving License, Telehandler Certificate, PA1. Just concluded 4 months of work in New Zealand mainly covering onion and potato harvest. References available on request 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

GCSE's, AS/A Levels, BSc Agriculture (completes with 2:1)

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Other equipment experience

 Pukekohe, New Zealand, November ‘18 - March ‘19 - potato harvester operator (Hilder single row), onion and potato carting, ground-levelling with John Deere 9570R.   Great Horkesley, Essex , Summer 2018 - Potato and onion carting on modern John Deere’s (6930, 6150/55R)  Quinton Green, Northamptonshire, Harvest Worker - Summer 2016 and 2017 • Topping of grass margins, maintain these to a good standard aesthetically but also for their wildlife benefit • Trailer work took in carting bales with a 40ft articulated trailer and corn carting back to store • Out-loading of all arable crops into Camgrain/Agrii lorries using a JCB 531-70 (included the organisation of and filling in the Camgrain ticket book required before the lorries can tip any crop in stores (Kettering). • Cultivations including rolling & pressing in OSR with either a John Deere 8520 or 6170R, both equipped with GreenStar GPS (GS2), and sub-soiling with either the 8520 or 6190R. • Transport of liquid fertiliser by tractor (6155R) and bowser, as well as slug pellets and seed to the drill during the Oilseed Rape drilling period • Strimming • Fence clearing and re-erection • Operation of a personnel cage for tree clearing, again on the JCB 531-70.  Tuttington/Felmingham – General Farmworker – March – September 2015 • Land work including chain harrowing, power harrowing for sugar beet and rolling in spring barley • The business has a great interest in potato production, operations on this side included, de-stoning during planting (one morning), moving and setting up irrigation pipes, as well as moving reels by road and field • Rouging wheat crops – I was in charge of a group of foreign workers, including setting up each day, transport and timesheets • Operation of their Claas Lexion 760TT + V900 (30ft) header (supervised) • Grain store maintenance and usage – in charge of the grain drying system on a number of occasions, also the movement of grain to necessary storage within the yard, taking in telescopic handler experience (JCB TM310) when load grain trailers and pushing up with the larger JCB 416S • Corn and muck carting •  Worstead/Smallburgh – Farmworker – August – September 2013 • Topping of grass margins with a John Deere 5090R • Subsoiling and cultivating with a John Deere 7530 Estate Duties • Worked with the forestry manager • Tree-clearing • Fencing

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef
Other livestock experience

• Carried out vaccines and TB tests, with two other colleagues • Aiding the movement of herds either from farm to farm or between sheds to allow for sorting and mucking out, enhancing my confidence around production livestock animals, and building on past experience at LFP. • Feeding and bedding cattle, requiring confidence with these animals • Occasional work with shepherd to move animals between units

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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A bright, hard-working student reading agriculture at the University of Reading, seeking valuable farming experience during the 2018 summer vacation. 1.77m (5ft 10), 70kg

Relevant health problems
Other Information

• Erpingham FC (13/14 - date) – Players Player of The Year 13/14 & 14/15 • Winner of Farmers Weekly’s Harvest Highlights 2010 photography competition

Marital status

From a family of four

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

Not from a farming background myself but have worked on two mixed farms near where I live in Norfolk; one being a large contractor working across 3,500 acres. I've also done two harvests on another 3,500 acre site, this time in Northamptonshire (detailed above).Root crop experience in both the UK and New Zealand

AvailabilityStart: 01/04/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Norfolk
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