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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Diligent Farm Worker with over 10 years of hands-on experience performing practical farm duties such as planting, fertilizing and caring for animals. In-depth knowledge of farming equipment operations such as tractors and milking machi. Patient and flexible individual recognized for excellent physical dexterity and strong work ethic. Committed to contributing greatly to farm's success.

I am self driven and highly motivated. I've always been easily adaptable to new things and a quick learner. I like being challenged and always put in my best work!

Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Equipment Operation
  • Tractor Operation
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Dairy Farm Operations
  • Grain Hauling
  • Sheep Shearing
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Time Management
  • Troubleshooting and Repair
  • Facility Repairs
  • Task Prioritization
Work History
Dairy Farm Hand, 06/2021 to Current
Prime Inc.Jefferson City, MO,
  • Reported broken or damaged equipment to supervisor for repair or replacement.
  • Used tractors, trucks, trailers, forklifts and various attachments to transport animals, feed and supplies necessary for smooth and efficient farm operations.
  • Inspected machinery, building, pens, yards, and fences for optimal efficiency and integrity.
  • Conducted thorough examinations of animals to identify concerns such as illnesses, diseases and injuries, as well as monitor and document physical changes.
  • Followed safety-based and successful protocols to build trust and break animals in for farm or performance requirements.
  • Rotated animals between grazing areas to provide enough access to food.
  • Administered pest or weed control initiatives which included location and identification of targets, chemical selection and application methods.
  • Kept pens, stalls and farm equipment clean and sterilized to support animal wellbeing.
  • Herded livestock using horses or ranch ATVs.
  • Took care of stock needs.
  • Patrolled grazing grounds using ATVs and horses to monitor animals and determine movement, care or health-related needs.
  • Inspected products and machines to maintain quality and efficiency.
  • Assisted with maintenance and installation of irrigation equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment and large farm tractors with strong focus on safety.
  • Operated Tractor, Front end loader and Semis equipment to move goods in safely from fields to collection points.
  • Evaluate harvesting conditions and identify obstacles.
  • Carefully maintained plant health through watering and proper fertilization to minimize losses and waste.
  • Planted, cultivated and harvested corn and wheat for silage.
  • Hauling with semi's.
  • Cleaned stalls, pens, and equipment using Tractor tools for optimal health of Dairy cow animals.
  • Maintained growth, feeding, production for Dairy and beef livestock.
  • Operated weight bridge.
  • Overseeing silage 8000 acres
  • Miscellaneous maintenance.
  • Pivot systems.
  • Feeding of cows.
  • Earth works in pens.
  • Mechanical maintenance.
Farm Hand, 02/2021 to 05/2021
ScentsyJackson, MS,
  • Fed cows during winter.
  • Cleaned seed using augers.
  • Hauling of grain to elevator.
  • Replaced animal's hay and water regularly while watching animals for changes in behavior or demeanor.
  • Used grease guns and oil cans to lubricate and adjust farm equipment.
  • Operated farm equipment such as tractors and trucks with extreme care and precision.
  • Repaired farm equipment, completing both emergency and preventive maintenance quickly and accurately.
  • Assisted in farm animal branding, dipping and shearing.
  • Operated tractors and self-propelled machinery to plow and fertilize soil.
  • Inspected fields for crop condition and disease.
  • Repaired farm tillers, tractors and trucks to maintain proper working order.
  • Cultivated soil, sowed crops and controlled weeds by slashing or chemical spraying.
  • Planted crops in fields, helping farmers distribute seeds and plan harvesting schedules.
  • Identified weeds, pests and plants to determine application and selection of fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Administered feed supplements to cows and other livestock.
  • Checked farmland for issues in need of attention, such as fences to mend and broken pipes to fix.
  • Seeded 9000 acres ( Wheat , Lentil ,Peas and Canola)
  • Operated various tractors Versatile 550 - 84' Seedhawk airdrill.
  • Tilling of fields.
  • Rolling of peas.
  • Welding and building of equipment.
Farmhand, 01/2014 to 12/2015
Pieter La GrangeCity, STATE,
  • Performed chemical spraying activities for crop weed and pest control using cropduster contractors.
  • Assisted farmers with feeding and watering cows, sheep, goats and pigs.
  • Used farming equipment and machinery.
  • Used grease guns and oil cans to lubricate and adjust farm equipment.
  • Watered plants during growing seasons and closely monitored crops for growth progress or issues.
  • Assisted in farm animal branding, dipping and shearing.
  • Cultivated soil, sowed crops and controlled weeds by slashing or chemical spraying.
  • Administered feed supplements to cows and other livestock.
  • Identified weeds, pests and plants to determine application and selection of fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Operated tractors and self-propelled machinery to plow and fertilize soil.
  • Planted crops in fields, helping farmers distribute seeds and plan harvesting schedules.
  • Monitored inventories of animal feed, planting supplies and farm tools to maintain smooth farm operations.
  • Checked farmland for issues in need of attention, such as fences to mend and broken pipes to fix.
  • Repaired farm equipment, completing both emergency and preventive maintenance quickly and accurately.
  • Repaired farm tillers, tractors and trucks to maintain proper working order.
  • Removed rocks and prepared soil for planting.

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Farmer , 01/2007 to 01/2014
De Put Family TrustCity, STATE,
  • Maintained and repaired various farming equipment.
  • Assessed farm activities to comply with government regulations.
  • Monitored animal health and welfare.
  • Purchased regular supplies and special equipment, livestock or tools.
  • Worked closely with employees to improve practices, techniques and safety choices, optimizing performance and minimizing waste.
  • Selected and purchased supplies and equipment such as seed, farm machinery and livestock.
  • Performed repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and property.
  • Scheduled 5 ranch hands and other ranch workers.
  • Supervised ranch hands and livestock handlers.
  • Developed and constructed pens, stations and collection mechanisms for sea farms.
  • Fed and watered over 4500 sheep ,120 cattle and 500 game animals animals according to strict feeding schedules and dietary needs.
  • Loaded, unloaded and identified building materials, machinery and tools to distribute tools to appropriate locations.
  • Rotated animals between grazing areas to provide enough access to food.
  • Used tractors, trucks, trailers, forklifts and various attachments to transport animals, feed and supplies necessary for smooth and efficient farm operations.
  • Patrolled grazing grounds using ATVs and horses to monitor animals and determine movement, care or health-related needs.
  • Inspected Sheep , Cattle and game animals for signs of sickness and overall herd health.
  • Took care of stock needs.
  • 10 acres of alfalfa. Irrigated and baled.
  • Guided hunters.
Education
National Diploma: Farm And Ranch Management, Expected in 12/2013 to Marlow Agricultural High School - Cradock,
GPA:
National Diploma: Civil Engineering, Expected in 03/2015 to Taal College - Civil Engineering,
GPA:
Certifications

AI Certificate

Shearing certificate

Wool grading certificate (Springbok kop)

Welding certificate

Holstein breeder certificate

Boerboel breeders certificate

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School Attended

  • Marlow Agricultural High School
  • Taal College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dairy Farm Hand
  • Farm Hand
  • Farmhand
  • Farmer

Degrees

  • National Diploma
  • National Diploma

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