Sugar Cane Grower

Also known as Sugar Cane Farm Manager.
Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to grow sugar cane.
Training time - No data available -
Avg. weekly wage - No data available -
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 13,200

What does a Sugar Cane Grower do?

  • planning and coordinating the production and marketing of crops, such as grain, cotton, sugar cane, fruit and nuts, vegetables, turf and flowers, from soil preparation to harvest taking into account environmental and market factors
  • selecting and planting seeds, seedlings and bulbs, and grafting new varieties to root stocks
  • maintaining crop production by cultivating, de-budding and pruning, and maintaining optimal growing conditions
  • organising and conducting farming operations, such as collecting, storing, grading and packaging produce, and organising the sale, purchase and despatch of produce
  • directing and overseeing general farming activities such as fertilising and pest and weed control
  • maintaining farm buildings, fences, equipment and water supply systems
  • maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity, and planning crop preparation and production to meet contract requirements and market demand
  • managing business capital including budgeting, taxation, debt and loan management

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Diploma of Organic Farming
TAFE
Graduate Certificate in Management
TAFE