Inspect orchards or fields to determine crop maturity or condition or to detect disease or insect infestation.
Direct crop production operations, such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, or harvesting.
Monitor activities such as irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, milking, breeding, or grading to ensure adherence to safety regulations or standards.
Plan crop activities based on factors such as crop maturity or weather conditions.
Maintain financial, operational, production, or employment records for farms or ranches.
Direct the breeding or raising of stock, such as cattle, poultry, or honeybees, using recognized breeding practices to ensure stock improvement.
Obtain financing necessary for purchases of machinery, land, supplies, or livestock.
Inspect farm or ranch equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Negotiate with buyers for the sale, storage, or shipment of crops or livestock.
Analyze soil to determine types or quantities of fertilizer required for maximum crop production.