(An outline of the opportunity being provided)
Venture Reference Number: 841
ABOUT THE LANDOWNER
Has farmed the land for over 50 years and the landowner is keen to take a step back from running the farm day to day.
By providing an opportunity for an enthusiastic young person in the agriculture sector, it is essential that the quality of the farm is maintained and improved by soil sampling, fencing, and re-seeding.
Our goals for the next 5 years:
- Less responsibility for us on the farm and more responsibility for a younger person
- Opportunity to share experience and expertise of farming
- Maintain and improve the quality of the farm (soil, hedges, fences)
ABOUT THE FARM
Three miles from Llanfyllin and Llanrhaedr y Mochnant
Land area available:
130 acer / 52 ha
Infrastructure available i.e. buildings, handling facilities:
- 80 x 40 lambing shed
- Sheep handling pen area
- Cubicle shed for cattle
Welsh Mule ewes/Texel X
- Tractor X 3
- Muck spreader
Accommodation for the Seeker:
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Type of agreement being considered:
Farming on agreement
Requirements of the role including main tasks, responsibilities and skills required:
The ability and experience to look after the flock of sheep and cattle that are already on the farm, along with the ability to work independently. However, help will be available for any task when needed.
Experience of working with agricultural machinery will be of aid, but not essential. Tasks will include grass mowing and re-seeding.
Passion and enthusiasm to adapt to changes that are on the horizon regarding agricultural policies. Ready to use modern technology to measure lamb DLWG, record results etc. Looking into starting a rotational grazing system.