Profession mixed farmer

Mixed farmers are responsible for managing all aspects of livestock and crop production as a small enterprise or for self-sufficiency.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic
  • Realistic / Investigative
  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Health and safety regulations

    Necessary health, safety, hygiene and environmental standards and legislation rules in the sector of particular activity.

  • Environmental legislation in agriculture and forestry

    Awareness on enviromental legislation, policies, principles relevant for agriculture and forestry. Awareness of the impact on the enviroment of local agricultural precedures and practices. Means to adjust the production to new enviromental regulations and policies.

  • Livestock reproduction

    Understand natural and artificial reproduction techniques, gestation periods and birthing for livestock. Understand the humane destruction of relevant animals in accordance with national legislation.

  • Crop production principles

    Principles in growing crops, the natural cycle, nursing of nature, growth conditions and principles of organic and sustainable production. Quality criterias and requirements of seeds, plants and crop.

  • Livestock farming systems

    The allocation of farming ressources in relation to livestock farming and husbandry systems.

  • Agronomical production principles

    The techniques, methods and principles of conventional agronomical production.

  • Agricultural production principles

    Principles and conditions of organic and sustainable agricultural production.

Skills

  • Conform to health and safety regulations

    Carry out all work in accordance with relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, risk assessment requirements and company policies. Take the necessary health and safety precautions during work including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.

  • Supervise hygiene procedures in agricultural settings

    Ensure that hygiene procedures in agricultural settings are followed, taking into account the regulations of specific areas of action e.q. livestock, plants, local farm products, etc.

  • Operate agricultural machinery

    Operate motorised agricultural equipment including tractors, balers, sprayers, ploughs, mowers, combines, earthmoving equipment, trucks, and irrigation equipment.

Optional knowledge and skills

manage farm products manage production enterprise market farm products agricultural business management manage the health and welfare of livestock dairy animal production agritourism

Common job titles

  • System engineer
  • Management intern - economic development
  • Farm manager
  • Impact and data analytics officer
  • Software development specialist/ devops
  • Iss-8 (data warehouse administrator)
  • Field services veterinarian
  • Self-propelled sprayer sales specialist - illinois/indiana
  • Food server/cashier
  • Senior devops engineer