CV reference number: 71094
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29 year old Shropshire based Arable operator with 10 years grassland contracting experience.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsMSc, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

MSc sustainable agriculture , bsc hons agriculture Pa1 pa2 pa4s&g Lantra tractor Nptc telehandler Nptc atv Nptc abrasive wheel

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

I have spent 3 seasons operating quadrant and 4 string balers Have a number of years using fusion 2 balers and welger belted and fixed chamber balers. Operated loading shovels in farm situations Have a number of years operating telehandlers for all on farm requirements. Drilled grass and cereals with all accompanying tillage works I’m fluent in Welding for fabrication and repair work lathe work Have a number of years hedge cutting with my own equipment as well as my own.

Livestock experienceBeef
Other livestock experience

Have worked with a 500 head herd of beef as assistant herdsman, took responsibility for medication and day to day stock care with holiday cover having to manage the farm day to day while the owner was away. Having recently worked on a 2000 head herd of dairy cattle with normal day to day care of stock. I have no milking background.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age29
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

I’m 6’4 and of slim build.

Relevant health problems
Other Information

I have taken pride in gaining qualifications which will enable me to operate in the farming community efficiently and always take pride in my work with a strong attention to detail.

Marital status

Partner

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

Grew up on family farm in Lancashire and spent a number of years in university to gain my degrees, I now grow 90 acres of horse hay/haylage as well as operate a self employed basis precision engineering and welding enterprise. I have previously self contracted for hedge cutting and baking and wrapping with small and large bales as well as maintained my own equipment. I’ve operated combines, foragers ( self propelled and drag) I’ve gained many years experience operating machines in a large scale contracting environment, Muck spreading ( compost and precision chicken muck) Slurry tanking ( trailing shoe and disc ) Baling - conventional, round and quadrant Ground cultivation’s Drilling experience Rake work ( 1 2 and 4 rotor class rakes) Buck raking Spraying ( trailed and self propelled in cereal and root crop environments) with a strong knowledge of grassland herbicides Snow ploughing

Hobbies

Breed shire horses and show stallions at regular shows and national events. and enjoy restoring classic tractors

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 22/04/2019, Finish: 20/04/2030
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Shropshire / Staffordshire
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