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Forage, Pasture & Organic Crop Manager

De Lacy Executive Recruitment North America

De Lacy Executive Recruitment North America

Huron East, Ontario, CA.

FULL TIME

Category

Management Occupations

Published on 2022-09-07 16:44

Forage, Pasture & Organic Crop Manager

A progressive, pasture- based Jersey Dairy Farm in Brussels, Ontario is looking for a Forage, Pasture & Organic Crop Manager to lead the forage and feeding program on this 300 cow, 1200 acre organic dairy farm.

This progressive dairy farm is looking for someone who will be committed to a long-term employment opportunity on this operation. This person needs to have a strong understanding of milk production from forage based rations as well as an understanding of large modern farm machinery and pasture management. This position offers opportunities of advancement in pay and responsibility within the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work within a team environment to manage the feeding program on the dairy farm Manage forages and pasture systems Operate farm machinery to plant, manage and harvest forages Perform routine maintenance of farm machinery and forage equipment Understand and participate in holistic planning, including grazing, financial and land planning Work with GPS, auto-steer and precision farming techniques during the growing season Oversee inventory and pasture requirements during the growing season Responsible for all farming operationsthat are related to dairy feedstuff and feeding the herd

DESIRED PROFILE:

2-3 years leadership and management experience Team player Hard working Motivated Experience in pasturing, rotation and organic cropping Willing to work long hours during peak seasons
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