CV reference number: 47953
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Highly experienced all rounder, looking for a new challenge. Age 57.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA
Other qualifications

OND (distinction) From Plumpton agri college specialising in livestock management. Won Sir David Orr shield for best livestock Student.

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

Fully capable with modern technology RTK etc, IT literate. Have good workshop skills including good welding skills and buildings maintenance, plumbing, etc. Have Cat H licence

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

Grew up on dairy farm in Sussex.  Have been responsible for Dairy herds up to 600 (not in last 30 yrs). Worked with and partner in 100 cow suckler herd.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
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NationalityUnited Kingdom
First languageEnglish
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Lifetime experience with cattle right through from routine tasks to marketing and everything in between. Also have knowledge of sheep management. Extensive knowledge of all sorts of grassland management and conserving forage. Extensive knowledge of arable crops and their management. Have driven most machinery and would like to think that I can sort out most problems and keep a machine running . I have a very good working knowledge of GPS,RTK and other technologies used in modern farming. Very good workshop skills including welding and general maintenance both machinery and infrastructure. Won numerous awards in the past for grassland management and forage

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

From a farming background, worked with Dairying (600 cows) large sheep flocks and large scale arable mainly on mixed farms from Sussex to Cambridgeshire.  At present self employed doing Arable work on 1500 acres.  Not afraid of hardwork and use to decision making and record keeping. I have been at this farm for the last 29yrs.


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AvailabilityStart: 01/09/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
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