Farm Manager Resume Example

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Craig Loftus

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PROFILE

Result-oriented, extremely motivated, and dedicated Farm Manager with a strong background in livestock maintenance, solid grasp of farming techniques, and expensive experience in the business. Ability to manage and streamline various farming operations which assists to supervise team and adhere to government regulations.  I have a strong ability to understand and deal with technical challenges, both mechanically and electronically. This ability to analyze and relate mechanical challenges to social and business situations provides problem solving skills that are well above the norm.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

09/2015 - present, Farm Manager, Bowery Farming, Kentucky, USA

Main Responsibilities & Contributions:

  • Initiating most effective farming practices and increasing production by 35%.
  • Developing and overseeing the operational budget.
  • Planing and coordinating short and long-term operations including land and livestock management and oversight of data collection.
  • Maintaining and updating comprehensive records of land use, tilling, sub-irrigation lines, planting and harvesting data, soil tests and chemical applications.
  • Supervising the maintenance of equipment.
  • Managing all research projects to ensure that protocol is followed correctly at the farm level.
  • Coordinating and planing production, sale and merchandising programs including breeding, forage inventories and cattle marketing.
  • Conducting farm tours to promote public relations and provide information.
07/2007 - 08/2015, Farm Manager, Smithfield Foods, Michigan, US

Main Responsibilities & Contributions:

  • Directed and managed the farm business capital; planed the strategic direction of the farm.
  • Collaborated with various farming communities and small business owners to develop partnerships for products created from poultry and dairy farms.
  • Increased overall production of the farm by 20% during the term of management.
  • Implemented free-range chicken egg operation at the diary, with a flock of 300 hens.
  • Directly supersized 20 other farm personnel and oversaw all vendor relations associated with farm operations, including both suppliers and product distributors.
  • Trained new individuals for different activities – planting seeds, cultivating crops, spraying pesticides and nourishing soil with fertilizers.

EDUCATION

09/2006 - 06/2007, Master’s degree in Business Administration, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA

Graduated with Honors

09/2002 - 05/2006, B.S. in Animal Science, Kentucky University, Kentucky, United States

Years in college were spent feeding my passion for farming. My studies have given me great perspective on the relationship between nature and animals.

STRENGTHS

Networking
Passionate
Farming
Encouraging Leader
Life-long Learner
Excellent People Skills
Budgeting

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

09/2014 - present, Farm Manager Trainer, Kentucky Farm Center

Voluntarily mentoring future farm managers.

HOBBIES

Rock Climbing
Camping
Football Trainer
Business & Analytics
Yachting
Farming

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