Farmer Profile

James Shepherd

James Shepherd

 Warragul VIC 3820, Australia
 Victoria
Melbourne, North East Vic, South East Vic
 Share farmer
 Dairy farming Semen rep sth west vic & sth Australia
 15-25 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Dairy 4
  • Horse Breeding 1
  • Market garden 1
  • Sugar Cane 1
  • Other livestock 1
  • Pig Farming 1
  • Goats 1
  • Cotton 1
  • Sheep 1
  • Beef 1
  • Viticulture 1
  • Chickens 1
  • Specialty Crops 1
  • Aquaculture 1
  • Mixed Farming 1
  • Orchard 1
  • Rice 1
  • Broad Acre Cropping 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

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

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:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Share Farm
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

Share farming on a dairy farm. Building equity in livestock.

Why are you passionate about farming?

Passionate about producing a product from grass while growing my assets.

Best days of being a farmer:

Gee big question. I like anywhere with opportunity. I currently farm on out skirts of Warragul it’s a beaut farm with high rainfall. So I like it here. I like it in nth vic provided the farm has water.