A Farm Manager role has become available on our Dairy Farm in Springston starting the beginning of September.
We are in a desirable location being just 10 minutes to either Rolleston or Lincoln and 25 minutes drive from the Christchurch CBD.
Our philosophy using regen/organic practices have been instilled over the last 15 years
The Farm Manager will have to work independently with one other staff member as well as two other casual staff members. Core roles for this position is to run day to day operating of the farm depending on the time of year this will involve different skill sets. They would need good communication skills with both staff and the business manager to achieve the desired outcomes for all parties.
Our focus on being self reliant on 75% of our feed harvested as Hay, Silage or balaege is all grown and sourced on our support land 70ha adjacent to our milking platform. All these pastures are mixed species and are allowed up to twelve weeks to mature before harvesting them.
We have a split calving from March-May and again August-November milking 440 cows through a modern fully automated 60 bale cowshed with ACRs, in shed feeding and feed pad adjacent. Our Holstein Friesian Stud was established prior to 1940 and cows and stock are our priority.
A spacious 4 bedroom house is available with plenty of yard, lawns and gardens with local schools ten minutes away in either direction of Rolleston or Lincoln (zoned for Springston Primary School).
If you have questions please ring Clyde or Rach on 022 088 7280.
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