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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- 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.
- Agronomical production principles
The techniques, methods and principles of conventional agronomical production.
- Livestock farming systems
The allocation of farming ressources in relation to livestock farming and husbandry systems.
- Agricultural production principles
Principles and conditions of organic and sustainable agricultural production.
- 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.
- Health and safety regulations
Necessary health, safety, hygiene and environmental standards and legislation rules in the sector of particular activity.
- 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.
- Operate agricultural machinery
Operate motorised agricultural equipment including tractors, balers, sprayers, ploughs, mowers, combines, earthmoving equipment, trucks, and irrigation equipment.
- 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.