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- Job Duties:
- Performs duties like: Drive and operate farm machinery to plant, spray, cultivate, harvest and store crops. Attach farm implements, such as plow, disc and drill to tractor. Till soil; plant and cultivate grain. Tow harvesting equipment. Drive semi's to transport crops to elevator or storage area. Operate New Holland FWA tractors for Wheat, Sorghum, Cotton, Alfalfa, Grass Hay. We will also be swathing, raking, and baling alfalfa hay mostly throughout the summer. We do have a small number of acres that we chisel and disc early and late summer. During the spring we strip till with a Versatile 450DT and 24row strip till right ahead of our spring crops. During the fall we shred cotton stalks with mowers after harvest. Tractors will be attached to the following equipment: John Deere 1890/1910 air seeder, John Deere 1770NT 24 row planter, Great Plains 40' drill, Brent 880 grain cart, New Holland 560 round baler, Hesston 4x4x8 square baler, Massey1841 Little square baler, Landoll VT, bush hogs, Rowse hay rake. For harvest we have a New Holland CR9070 combine and two John Deere CS690 cotton strippers. We harvest wheat in the summer and milo and cotton in the fall. Throughout the season, general maintenance and repairs will be needed on all equipment including semis, trailers, pickups. General daily maintenance of greasing, fueling, blowing machines off, and repairing as needed in the field. We will need help hauling grain from field to the elevator, and cotton from field to our gin. Generally, we swath, rake, and bale hay 4-5 times throughout the summer around 24-28 days between cuttings. General farm and ranch duties will be performed daily which include transporting supplies and equipment behind pickups and semis. Fixing fences or corrals if needed.
Equipment: Tractors, combine, cotton stripper, semi-tractors & trailers hauling grain, cattle and hay; sprayers, feed truck, ATV's, UTV's, Planting and seeding equipment, skid steers, high loaders, swathers, balers, mowers, power washers, forklifts.
Crops: Alfalfa, Corn, Cotton, Hay, Milo, Rye, Sorghum, Winter Wheat
- Job Classification:
- 45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators