Arable Operator - (leaving student opportunity)

  • Company: A C Hutton & Son
  • Closing Date: 31-05-2020
  • Location: North East Hampshire, near Basingstoke
  • Salary: TBC - Dependent upon experience
  • Contact Email: achutton@aol.com

Description

A C Hutton and Son is an arable farm of approx 1000 acres in north east Hampshire. The business is split over 4 sites and grows mainly cereals, OSR, Linseed, Peas and Spelt. There is a sheep enterprise, grassland area and countryside stewardship agreements.

An enthusiastic individual with some experience is required to assist the managing partner with all aspects of running an arable farm. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to gain hands on experience in the use of modern arable machinery and management practices (including precision farming).  This role would be an ideal stepping stone for career development. The main tasks will include; crop establishment, fertiliser applications, harvest operations, grain store management, machinery maintenance and record keeping. Training will be given where necessary.  Some sheep work and grassland operations will be part of the role.

Contract Length: Initially 15 months

Additional Requirements:  Telehandler certificate, also PA1 & PA2 would be an advantage

Accommodation: A modern cottage is available

Start Date: July 2020

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