• 13Nov

    Job Title: Grass-fed Cattle Manager

    Location: Crestwood, Kentucky

    Compensation: Benefits include housing on the farm.  There is also the possibility of working towards a profit sharing agreement for this position.

    General Description: Foxhollow Farm is seeking a lead cattle farmer for our Grass-fed Beef operation. Foxhollow uses organic and bio-dynamic farming methods and is dedicated to sustainable and earth friendly practices. The mission of Foxhollow
    is to create a thriving bio-dynamic farm community. This position includes the management of the cow/calf operation (currently 220 total cattle) and the management of the pastures and hay production. Benefits include housing on the farm.  There is also the possibility of working towards a profit sharing agreement for this position.

    For more information about Foxhollow Farm please visit our website at www.foxhollow.com

    For inquiries please contact the landowners of  the farm; Janey Newton at Janey@foxhollow.com or Maggie Keith at
    Maggie@foxhollow.com

    Responsibilities include:

    1.  Managing the care of the cattle (rotational grazing, winter feeding, health care, genetics)
    2.  Pasture and forage management (hay production, building the fertility of the soil, moving towards a less haying approach)
    3.  Work with Bio-dynamic coordinator to incorporate the principles and methods into all aspects of the Grass-fed Beef operation.
    4.  Management of extra labor staff whose purpose is to support the operation.
    5.  Work in cooperation with the landowners re: annual budgets, updating
    business plan, and evaluation of our progress.
    6.  Work in cooperation with Marketing and Sales team.

    Qualifications:

    1.  Experience with grass-fed beef and rotational grazing methods
    2.  Experience with pasture management
    3.  Capacity to be a team player as well as the ability to manage a team of co-workers.
    4.  Experience or  interest in working with Bio-dynamic agricultural methods

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