Farmer Profile

Tom Johnston

Tom Johnston

 Dubbo NSW 2830, Australia
 3
 New South Wales
All Areas
 Owner running fat lamb, beef and wool enterprise on lease country
 Manager Elders and Lamdmark Animal health specialist and nutritionist. Agronomist back ground. Ran a contracting operation harvesting, sowing, hay.
 10-15 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Sheep 4
  • Beef 4
  • Other livestock 3
  • Broad Acre Cropping 3
  • Specialty Crops 2
  • Market garden 1
  • Chickens 1
  • Dairy 1
  • Goats 1
  • Viticulture 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Business Management 4
  • Livestock Mustering 4
  • Marketing 4
  • Animal Husbandry 4
  • Sales 4
  • Machinery Operation 4
  • Planning 4
  • Fencing 4
  • Agronomy 4
  • Book Keeping 4
  • Cropping 3
  • Accounting 3
  • Human Resources 2
  • Orcharding 1
  • Other Farming Skills: None

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Grass fed 4
  • Conventional 3
  • Organic 3
  • Regenerative 3
  • Biodynamic 2
  • Urban 1
  • Permaculture 1
  • Other Farming Methods: None

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Share Farm
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

Own and have been breading and trading stock for 10+ years Running a contracting business Back ground in agronomy and animal health

Why are you passionate about farming?

I will be 4 generation farmer

Best days of being a farmer:

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