Situation Vacant Assistant Farm Manager - Pembrokeshire

Sector: Mixed Farming

The Opportunity: A rewarding opportunity to manage and conduct the day-to-day technical operations of a variety of crops on an outstanding mixed enterprise farm. You will plan, walk, and tend multiple varieties of potatoes, brassicas and cereals. You will work closely with a wider team responsible for dairy and flower production and be involved in the crop planning process. You will also be expected to participate in the maintenance, servicing, and care of farm equipment. The successful candidate will have PA1 and PA2 qualifications and demonstrate experience in the operation of modern farm machinery.

The Employer: A forward thinking and very well-regarded family business that is part of a wider business portfolio of related value-added fresh produce enterprises. The farming business benefits from both the finance and managerial abilities of the associated businesses in helping deliver a diverse, commercially successful farming company. There is a strong focus on giving individuals autonomy to create businesses that they can be proud of, supported by the knowledge that continued investment is very much part of the success recipe created by the owners.

Skills Required

Essential:

  • Crop management experience, including including any of the following; potatoes, brassicas, cereals or grassland
  • Reliable, with an eye for detail and a passion for precision
  • Ability to work efficiently and safely to maximise output
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A team player with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Sprayer operating experience with PA1 & PA2
  • The ambition to learn, develop and progress
  • Full UK driving licence
Desirable:
  • Agronomy experience in potatoes and brassicas
Remuneration: An excellent package to match your experience and capabilities. The opportunity to have a house on the farming estate.

Are you interested? If you are interested in this role and would like to know more about it, please send your CV to [email protected] or call 07939 853949 for a confidential discussion
 

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...
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