Situation Vacant Assistant Herdsperson/GFW

Full/part-time self-employed position on 250 cow herd in Ribble Valley, Lancs. Duties to include milking in a 32/64 swingover, and/or droving, bedding, scraping out. Experience in feeding cattle helpful. Calf feeding/youngstock rearing/mucking out. Training will be given to the right candidate.
Experience of field work also desirable, e.g. fencing, draining, etc
Tractor experience desired.
Driving license a must.
Possibility of accommodation.
A desire to learn and keenness to work just as important as experience.
Very good rate of pay to the right candidate.
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Top cereal and oilseed growers honoured at the Yield Enhancement Network Awards 2021

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Despite an average growing year for most crops, many growers managed to go above and beyond their predicted max yields, with Lincolnshire grower Tim Lamyman taking the top spots for his wheat yields and his world record breaking winter barley yield.

The highest cereal and oilseed yields achieved at harvest 2021 were announced at this year’s Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) Awards on Wednesday 24th November at the Croptec Show. With award presentations by Tom Bradshaw, Vice President of NFU, 24 farms took home the evening’s top awards for highest yield and highest potential yield achieved for wheat, winter and spring barley, oats, and oilseed. The 2021 winners came from all corners of the UK, as well as from as far afield as Finland and New Zealand.

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