Full-time Farm Manager needed at Cattle Farm in Livingston Manor, New York ~ $55k

Century Manor Farm

Phone
609-240-9300
Location
Livingston Manor, NY
Job Type
Full Time, Year round
Salary
$55,000 + insurance stipend
Date Posted
February 9, 2024
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
5-10 yrs

Century Manor Farm is a cattle farm in Livingston Manor, New York. Located on a historic farm site in the Western Catskills, this farm has stunning views, historic buildings, and access to nature. After many years of neglect, we are farming again on the land, and using regenerative practices to raise cattle and produce high quality grass-fed beef. We are looking for a full-time farm manager to run the operation. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about farming, has experience working with cattle, and is motivated to run a full-scale farming business.

The farm manager oversees all aspects of our cattle operation, including:

  • Moving the herd through the pastures during the growing season
  • Acquiring and feeding hay and other needed supplements through the winter
  • Keeping up to date with tagging, vaccinating, and castrating calves
  • Improving and maintaining current infrastructure including water and fence systems
  • Using tractor/equipment onsite to accomplish needed tasks
  • Arranging slaughter and processing with local meat processors
  • Buying and selling cattle as needed
  • Marketing and selling the beef
  • Hiring and managing farm hands as needed

Infrastructure and herd:

  • 120 acres of electric/woven fenced pasture, 250 additional acres of forest.
  • Recently renovated Morton style barn with concrete floors in winter pasture.
  • Two recently renovated historic barns.
  • 50 hp tractor with necessary attachments including forks, bale spear, brush hog and more
  • Summer running water to most of the pastures, winter running water by Morton barn
  • One spring fed pasture
  • A growing Belted Galloway herd of 40 head, with room for many more

Position Benefits:

  • Full time, $55,000 salary with insurance stipend.
  • Housing available, able to accommodate family.
  • Prime location in the heart of the Catskills, with direct access to nature and wildlife.
  • Located 5 minutes from downtown Livingston Manor, a lively town with many activities.

TO APPLY:

Forward cover letter & resume to our email address. Or call for more info.

Century Manor Farm - NY

Century Manor Farm - NY

Email
[email protected]

Phone
609-240-9300

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