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Bruns Ranch Burr Oak, Kansas
Job Type Full Time

We are a young family located in North Central Kansas that operates there and in South Central Nebraska. We farm 2500 acres of mostly dryland crops, the majority being corn and soybeans. The small number of irrigated acres are located in South Central Nebraska, being under pivots and some pipe irrigation. We also have a 550 cow/calf pair operation and background approximately 500 calves yearly with the potential to expand that portion of the business.  Cover crops are also used routinely.

The position would include but is not limited to cattle work, fencing, haying, farming planting to harvest. A mechanically inclined and conscientious equipment operator is essential.  The potential to do most of the farming operations is available for the right person. Mechanic and welding experience desired. Equipment ranges from a 1978 4440 John Deere to 2012 7088 Case combine.

A person who is open to constructive criticism and willing to admit their mistakes is essential as well. As a first-generation ag producer, it is important to us to maintain honesty and an above average work ethic. As our operative is diversified, the applicant must be flexible and enjoy a variety of ag work.  Someone who is overly confident in their skills need not apply. Confidence is appreciated but knowing your limits and being honest about them is more important. There is a willingness to train in areas of the operation that the applicant is less knowledgeable.

The basis of pay would be $40,000/year, experience taken into consideration. Approximately 50 to 100 hours per week, give or take some hours depending on the time of year. Opportunity to run a few cows based on job performance and availability. Housing is available. Half a beef/year.  Located near good schools and healthcare. Teaching and nursing jobs available nearby for spouse.

HOW TO APPLY

Call the numbers listed. email resume with references to brunsranch@hotmail.com 

Bruns Ranch

2774 140 RD

Burr Oak, KS 66936

402-879-1537 or 402-879-1538

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