Profession Arable farm manager, field crop or vegetable

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    Arable farm manager, field crop or vegetable

Mixed crop farm managers plan, organise and coordinate the activities and resources of farming establishments cultivating arable crops.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic

Tasks arable farm manager, field crop or vegetable

  • Plan farm strategy, targets, finances and production.
  • Decide or advise on the kind of crops to be grown, and the area to be sown or planted.
  • Purchase machinery, equipment and supplies, such as seed, fertiliser and chemicals.
  • Plan the type, intensity and sequence of farm operations (e.g. determine the best time for planting, spraying and harvesting).
  • Recruit, train, direct, coordinate and supervise staff.
  • Maintain and monitor quality of produce, ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Establish market strategies, market and arrange for the sale of crops and other farm produce.
  • Produce and maintain records of production and finances, and prepare financial and operational reports.
  • Apply health and safety standards across the farm estate.
  • Organize farm administration.
  • Arrange the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment.
  • Perform practical farm work.

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