CV reference number: 73436
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Experienced farmer looking for work 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Crop Spraying Certificate

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

Farm equipment and maintenance, including tractors of various types, and the use thereof. General crop production – wheat, barley, whole crop, potatoes, silage – and the harvesting of same. Well used to the hours required for successful completion of any work in hand. General maintenance of land, outbuildings, fencing and any other ancillary sheds etc.

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

Having inherited family farm from his mother, he grew the farm until forming it into a Partnership with his wife and two sons, which continued until 2011, at which time a Limited Company was inaugurated. The farm now extends to some 350 acres, supporting livestock of 600 dairy cows, 120 heifers in calf, and approximately 900 mule hoggs (Blue face Leicesters x with Swaledale ewes).

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

6 foot, 13 stone

Relevant health problems


Other Information
Marital status

4 children (all independent)

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

A focused “hands on” farmer, hard working and committed, Joe would bring a wealth of experience to the position, as well as a keen interest in matters that could be of benefit to any farming venture. The family farm is now run by Joe’s two sons. Farming has been his entire life, and since he has no wish to retire, he believes that the job will be both challenging and rewarding. He now has the time and will to make his long experience and pragmatism a valuable service to the task in hand.

AvailabilityStart: 01/07/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
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