Farmer Profile

Samuel Ivory

Samuel Ivory

 Burnie TAS 7320, Australia
 Tasmania
North West WA
 Factory worker, contract weed spraying, and machinery operator
 Dairy dry cow and heifer manager. General farm hand on large scale beef and cropping operation.
 15-25 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Beef 4
  • Mixed Farming 4
  • Other livestock 3
  • Pig Farming 3
  • Goats 3
  • Market garden 2
  • Horse Breeding 1
  • Sugar Cane 1
  • Cotton 1
  • Sheep 1
  • Viticulture 1
  • Chickens 1
  • Specialty Crops 1
  • Dairy 1
  • Broad Acre Cropping 1
  • Orchard 1
  • Rice 1
  • Aquaculture 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

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

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Conventional 4
  • Biodynamic 4
  • Regenerative 4
  • Grass fed 4
  • Urban 1
  • Organic 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?

Honing my skills over the last 20 years in machinery operations, livestock husbandry, and general farm work.

Why are you passionate about farming?

Not scared to think out side the square and try new ideas. Wether it be soil improvement. Different fodder crops Or different genetics with cattle.

Best days of being a farmer:

Breeding both stud and commercial beef cattle. As well as diversification into other livestock and cropping.