Situation Vacant Harvest position with the chance to stay on

I’m looking for a hard working and motivated individual to join me for harvest on our family farm near Retford, with the potential for the right candidate to stay on longer term.

This role will include:
- grain carting
- grain store tasks
- record keeping
- general arable farm work
- general maintenance
- conservation work

Other potential opportunities include:
- staying on longer term
- cultivations
- drill support
- telehandler operations
- ongoing training
- spraying/spreading

This position is available from July onwards, with a competitive rate of pay. Unfortunately accommodation isn’t provided.

The candidate must:
- have a full UK driving license
- common sense

A telehandler certificate and any other qualifications you may have would be beneficial but not a must.

To apply or gain more information then please call Henry on 07800773496 at any time or message me via TFF.

Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...