Farmer Profile

Cole Smith

Cole Smith

 Tully QLD 4854, Australia
 1
 Queensland
Canberra, Tasmania, North Queensland, North East Vic, South East Vic
 Environmental Officer
 Dairy Farmers

 1-3 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Dairy 3
  • Beef 2
  • Sheep 1
  • Market garden 1
  • Other livestock 1
  • Chickens 1
  • Specialty Crops 1
  • Broad Acre Cropping 1
  • Goats 1
  • Viticulture 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Business Management 4
  • Human Resources 4
  • Planning 4
  • Book Keeping 4
  • Livestock Mustering 3
  • Marketing 3
  • Animal Husbandry 3
  • Sales 3
  • Machinery Operation 3
  • Fencing 3
  • Accounting 3
  • Cropping 1
  • Agronomy 1
  • Orcharding 1
  • Other Farming Skills: Health, Safety and Environment - Pest Plant and Animal Management

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Conventional 4
  • Grass fed 4
  • Urban 1
  • Organic 1
  • Biodynamic 1
  • Regenerative 1
  • Permaculture 1
  • Other Farming Methods: None

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

Keeping up to date with current issues, pricing and technologies.

Why are you passionate about farming?

Love the work, the land, the animals, and the lifestyle.

Best days of being a farmer:

- Dream Farm..... a Tassie, Eastern Victoria, ACT or FNQ Tablelands beef cattle farm. - Best Day...... Time spent observing herd, cows in for health checks and treatments, feeding out, pasture improvement work, infrastructure development and maintenance, and machinery repair and maintenance work.