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VIDEO Part-Time Resilient Farm Manager Opportunity (in KY/OH area) Full-Time Housing

Kevin (B-Run Farm)
Published
October 15, 2020
Location
Augusta, KY
Type of farm?
Diverse (Animals/Plants)
Start Date
2020/10/19
Pay/Salary
Negotiable
Salary offered/Rental Fee
Negotiable

Description

Description

B-Run Farm in Augusta, KY

B-Run Farm seeks to hire a part-time year-round Farm Manager (FM). Ideal candidate will be seeking to grow a long-term family-oriented relationship with owners and neighbors. FM will be provided full-time on-site housing allowance in a restored 1800s farmhouse (3BR/2BA). FM will be tasked with implementing a strategy and executing the development and production of agricultural crops and livestock. An emphasis will be placed on using organic and sustainable agriculture techniques.

This job will include part-time salary commensurate with experience and education. Farm will be flexible with days of the week and times of the day when the FM conducts its duties. FM must be proficient in operating and maintaining mowing and cultivating equipment, and have demonstrated skills working with animals or a keen interest and aptitude for learning to do so. The FM must be interested in pursuing a career involving agriculture.

Areas of Responsibility:
-Grounds Keeping and Maintenance.
-Farm planning, production and marketing.
-Food production - especially vegetables.
-Management of Rotational Grazing.
-Livestock Husbandry including swine, poultry, goats, horses.

Key Features and Benefits:
-B-Run Farm is a 140-acre farm consisting of 20 acres of pasture/farmland.
-B-Run Farm is a family friendly atmosphere and applicants with families will be welcomed.
-The property has access to 2 public and 1 private school district choices.
-FM housing has modern heating/cooling and laundry machines. Free Wifi in home and on the farm.
-FM will be responsible for utilities they choose (electric/water/phone/entertainment).
-FM will have access to a separate office and workshop on the farm.
-Enterprise opportunities available to develop independent or joint ventures. Use of farmland/equipment available. We view the FM as a business partner, and would like to help them achieve their enterprise goals.
-Farm located 45 miles from Cincinnati, OH and 70 miles from Lexington, KY.
-B-Run Farm has miles of trails along creeks and forests for hiking or horseback riding.

Qualified applicants must:
-Be at least 21 years old.
-Be dedicated, motivated, physically active, and able to lift at least 50 pounds.
-Enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather.
-Be a team player and good communicator.
-Have 3 years farm experience or similar technical training.
-Possess a valid driver’s license.
-Be able to pass background check.

Augusta, KY (pop. 1,190) is a charming and picturesque town located on the Ohio River close to the Bluegrass region. Beautiful views, creeks, and wildlife abound at B-Run Farm.

https://www.b-runfarm.com

Location Specifics

For a video tour, go to https://www.b-runfarm.com

Augusta, KY (pop. 1,190) is a town located on the Ohio River close to the Bluegrass region. Located 45 miles from Cincinnati, OH and 70 miles from Lexington, KY. B-Run Farm has miles of trails along creeks and forests for hiking or horseback riding. Beautiful views, creeks, and wildlife abound at B-Run Farm.

Land Description

B-Run Farm is a 140-acre farm consisting of 20 acres of pasture/farmland.

Goals/Vision for Farm

B-Run Farm seeks to hire a part-time year-round Farm Manager (FM). FM will be tasked with implementing a strategy and executing the development and production of agricultural crops and livestock. An emphasis will be placed on using organic and sustainable agriculture techniques.

Housing provided

FM will be provided full-time on-site housing in a restored 1800s farmhouse (3BR/2BA).

Qualifications Required

Qualified applicants must:
• Be at least 21 years old
• Be dedicated, motivated, physically active, and able to lift at least 50 pounds
• Enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather
• Be a team player and good communicator
• Have 3 years farm experience or similar technical training
• Possess a valid driver’s license
• Be able to pass background check

Application Process

To apply, please go to https://www.b-runfarm.com

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