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  • Plan finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters
  • Practical activities, e.g. driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock, spraying fields
  • Market the farm's products
  • Buy supplies, such as fertiliser and seeds
  • Arrange the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment
  • Plan activities for trainee staff, mentor and monitor them
  • Maintain and monitor the quality of yield, whether livestock or crops
  • Understand the implications of the weather and make contingency plans
  • Make sure products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets

Employment Opportunity

  • Urban farm manager
  • Orchard farm manager
  • Field manager
  • Flock co-ordinator
  • Production manager

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