CV reference number: 73436
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Experienced farmer looking for work. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

PA1 - Crop Spraying Certificate

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, 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. I have spent the last 3 months working on a 900 acre arable farm near Bristol. Crops included winter barley, spring barley, wheat and maize. Role included: preparing outbuildings for readiness as grain storage areas; repairing and servicing tractor and machinery for harvest; tractor work - mowing and corn carting. My contract ended recently, and from all accounts there will be no problem concerning a good reference.

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

I previously worked on a farm for numerous years, extending to some 350 acres, supporting livestock of 600 dairy cows, 120 heifers in calf, and approximately 900 mule hogs. Long years of dealing with the vagaries of farming has given me a wealth of practical experience and knowledge in both arable and livestock. My role included livestock rearing of both sheep and cattle, including lambing and calving, land treatment and usage, milking rotas (24:48 Herringbone parlour), machinery and shed maintenance, fencing and tractor work.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age68
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6 foot, 13 stone

Relevant health problems

N/A

Other Information

I consider myself to be a focused "hands on" farmer, hard working and committed. My robust health continues, and I am very honest. Long hours and living away from home are no problem to me, and to this end I am actively looking for a new placement. Happy to work on own initiative or as integral part of a team. Sound common sense approach to issues, and I respect both land and the equipment used thereon.

Marital status

4 children (all independent)

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

I have spent my whole working life in the farming business. Formative years spent on a large dairy farming business, and now extending experience into arable farming.

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AvailabilityStart: 12/10/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
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