CV reference number: 59795
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Qualified and experienced Agricultural and Horticultural Operator seeking a new challenge in the Midlands/South West.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2,3
Other qualifications

NVQ Level 3 Agriculture

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, PA1, PA2, Other harvesters, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Over a career spanning 24 years some of my operations have included working with tractors up to 560HP, all leading brands of combines, spraying and fertiliser operations, Self-propelled forager for AD and livestock operations, variety of different corn drills, precision drills (both large & small seed) and all cultivations. All farm workshop maintenance and fabrications

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef
Other livestock experience

3 years experience working on a dairy farm alongside arable operations.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age40
Nationalityenglish
First languageenglish
Other languages
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Relevant health problems

No health problems.

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

Solid background in agriculture and horticulture with a keen eye for detail and a willingness to succeed. Able to work under own initiative and as a member of a team. Consistently meeting targets under tight deadlines. Organisation and implementation of machinery movements throughout the seasons. 18 years 4,500 acre vegetable, arable and renewable energy business Farm Foreman  Sprayer application to a very high standard, including risk assessment and management  Precision and conventional drilling of crops. Using various types of drills.  Accurate record keeping of pesticides, fertiliser and drilling dates.  Responsible for all spraying, drilling, fertiliser and cultivation duties.  Combining experience and knowledge on a variety of crops using different machines. • Harvesting forage crops for the firm’s two AD plants with the latest John Deere technology.  Organisation of arable harvest schedule.  Involvement in crop rotation.  Research, development & fabrication of new machinery & modification of existing.  Irrigation scheduling and implementation. 3 years 5,000 acre farm contracting business Arable Operator • Undertaking of all farm spray operations • Cultivations from stubble to crop • Drilling of all farm’s Oil Seed Rape • Drilling of cereals as part of a two-man team • All workshop maintenance

Hobbies

Shooting, beating, fishing and motor sports.

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AvailabilityStart: 30/11/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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