Farmer Profile

John Garnett

John Garnett

 Bunbury WA, Australia
 1
 Western Australia
Tasmania, Riverina, South East Vic, North West Vic, South West Vic, Southern WA
 Rural Property buying advocate
 Merino Stud Master
 25+ Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Sheep 4
  • Beef 4
  • Specialty Crops 4
  • Other livestock 3
  • Chickens 3
  • Broad Acre Cropping 3
  • Goats 3
  • Market garden 2
  • Viticulture 2
  • Dairy 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: Stud cattle and sheep

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

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

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

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

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

Certification in practical Management and Financial Management. .Human Resources studies and research into organics and permaculture

Why are you passionate about farming?

I was displaced by govt policy changes out of my control..or families control..sad.

Best days of being a farmer:

In an area with rolling green hills in a safe rainfall area with organic pastures ..with healthy livestock..cattle..sheep..goats..poultry..and a comfortable homestead and support sheds..water..etc