The Home Farms are part of 5,000ac family owned estate, which are farmed in hand. It comprises a 250 cow dairy herd, 850 breeding ewes, 750ac cereals and a small herd of sucklers which graze 800ac of Lowland heath. There is a strong committed ethos to environmental management throughout the enterprises, and the whole 2,000ac is part of an ELS/HLS scheme.
The Farm Manager will report to the Farms director and will be responsible for the profitable running of the business and the five farm staff.
The position will suit a person with an appropriate degree, experience in farm management, an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, with energy to develop the diverse resources, have a natural passion for wildlife and country pursuits and the willingness to work with all partners on the estate and village.
The position benefits from a competitive salary, a company pension scheme, council tax and an attractive farm house which is available on the farm, and is close to a good village primary school.
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