Livestock Farmer Maple Avenue Farms
- Date Posted April 30, 2018
- Location Earlville, NY
- Category Agriculture / Production
- Job type Full-Time
We raise Black Angus beef cattle and Berkshire Pork on our third-generation family farm near Earlville, NY. The farm is a diverse mixture of pastures, fields, woodlands, and wetlands, encompassing 1200 acres of the beautiful Sangerfield River valley, from river bottom to hilltop. Since 1948, our family has focused on raising high-quality Black Angus Cattle by sustainably managing the wonderful land that we are blessed to call home. Most of the cattle are 100% grass fed and a small portion are finished on local grains. The pigs are pastured and finished on grain.
All of our meat is shipped to NYC where it is sold year round by our employees in farmers markets. For more info on our farm go to www.sunfedbeef.com Job description
Family owned and operated CNY livestock farm that direct markets in NYC seeks a motivated, hard working person with the skills and experience to make hay and care for cattle and pigs. Duties include operating farm equipment, feeding, animal health, pasture rotation, and maintaining barns, fences and machinery.
Opportunity for: additional responsibilities managing herd health, breeding records, meat supply chain and future livestock ownership.
Minimum requirement: Work experience, HS diploma, capable of physical activity for long periods without getting tired or out of breath and able to lift 75 pounds. Ideal candidate will have two years farm experience , 2 or 4 year Ag related degree, with spreadsheet and word processing competency. Competitive salary, housing and benefits BOE.
Willing to train the right applicant
this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $14.00 - $17.00
This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants