Crop Farmer (other)

Also known as Coffee Grower, Duboisia Farmer, Ginger Farmer, Hop Farmer, Tea Tree Farmer, Tobacco Grower, Tree Farmer.
This occupation group covers Crop Farmers not elsewhere classified.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $55,756
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 10,300

What does a Crop Farmer (other) 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

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