Placement Opportunity – April to Sept 2023

at AC Hutton & Sons
Location Mapledurwell, Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Date Posted 14/10/2022
Category Agriculture
Placements
Job Type Temporary Vacancies
Closing Date 24/03/2023
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Description

How to Apply

A C Hutton and Son is an arable farm located in north east Hampshire. The business is split over 3 sites and grows mainly Cereals, OSR, Beans and Spelt Wheat. There is a sheep enterprise, grassland area and countryside stewardship agreements.

An enthusiastic individual with some experience, is required to be part of a small team assisting 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). The main tasks will include crop establishment, fertiliser applications, combine operation & harvest tasks, 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.

The business has employed students from Agricultural Universities/Colleges for a number of years. It is able to support FACTS training. Students will be involved in all aspects of the business and business management.

Additional Requirements: Telehandler certificate, also PA1, PA2 (not essential but preferable)

Accommodation and Area: A modern cottage is available. The area has excellent transport links and there is thriving YFC

Apply with a CV and covering letter to Alan Hutton via email. achutton@aol.com. Telephone 01256 357085. M:07971 178972

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