Farmer Profile

John Hay

John Hay

 Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
 Queensland
Northern NSW, North Queensland, South East Queensland, Queensland Coast, South East Queensland
 Electrician Some farm work installing irrigation and paddocks,
 Jeweller Mine labouring Cable jointing
 0-1 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Market garden 4
  • Chickens 4
  • Specialty Crops 4
  • Goats 4
  • Viticulture 3
  • Sheep 2
  • Beef 2
  • Other livestock 1
  • Dairy 1
  • Broad Acre Cropping 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Cropping 4
  • Sales 4
  • Planning 4
  • Orcharding 4
  • Business Management 3
  • Marketing 3
  • Machinery Operation 3
  • Fencing 3
  • Agronomy 3
  • Human Resources 2
  • Accounting 2
  • Book Keeping 2
  • Livestock Mustering 1
  • Animal Husbandry 1
  • Other Farming Skills: None

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Urban 4
  • Organic 4
  • Biodynamic 4
  • Regenerative 4
  • Permaculture 4
  • Grass fed 2
  • Conventional 1
  • Other Farming Methods: None

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Share Farm
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

At present I have an urban scale farm with chickens stocked pond and a vast orchid I grow seasonal vegies

Why are you passionate about farming?

I love being outside with nature amongst the gardens

Best days of being a farmer:

I really love northern nsw hinterland the pockets of rainforest mixed with the green fertile hills would be ideal