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C224 - Forage Specialist

De Lacy Executive is seeking a Forage Specialist on behalf of our prestigious client Kingshay. The successful applicant will be responsible for strengthening the teams knowledge of forage and forage based systems.

De Lacy Executive is seeking a Forage Specialist on behalf of our prestigious client Kingshay. The successful applicant will be responsible for strengthening the teams knowledge of forage and forage based systems.

Working within an enthusiastic team from the office in Glastonbury, the post holder will be involved in trials and investigations related to forage and forage based systems. The position will provide ample opportunity for a self-motivated individual to develop existing and new skills in all aspects of the job and the wider livestock industry.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the main responsibilities are:

Forage Trials - Carrying out forage evaluations and costings and assessing grass and forage varieties in large-scale field trials.

Research and investigative work - To be involved in a wide range of practically based farm trials. Experience gained from trials and research will be utilised to provide advice to farmers.

Technical bulletins - You will be required to contribute to these publications and to the development and delivery of training workshops to farmers and corporates.

Business Support and Development

Preferred applicants will have:

An agricultural qualification, preferably to degree level

A good knowledge of forage and its relevance to dairy cow management

Several years of practical experience of dairy farming and / or dairy related experience in the allied trades

Proven abilities in written communications

Competent computer skills, in particular Word and Excel together with data analysis ability

Excellent organisational skills and a good team player but with the ability to work on their own

Salary

A competitive salary is offered appropriate to the calibre and experience of the person we seek.

Interested to apply or to know more?

Please call Jack Ballard on 01885 485 528 or email: jackballard@delacyexecutive.co.uk

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Contact our consultants:

Jack Ballard

Telephone: 01885 485528

Office: 01885 483440

Email: jackballard@delacyexecutive.co.uk

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: C224
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , Fieldsman, Sales, Technical Manager
  • Salary: A competitive salary is offered appropriate to the calibre and experience of the person we seek.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SW ENGLAND, MIDLANDS,