Mixed Crop Farmer

Mixed Crop Farmer

Confidential | bonville, NSW, AU

Posted 17 days ago

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Planning and coordinating the production and marketing of crops, such as Blueberries, Cucumbers, and Tomatoes from soil preparation to harvest considering environmental and market factors.
Work with the owners in the development of land for a variety of crops. Ensuring that growing environments are maintained at optimal levels.
Co-ordinate the testing of soil and plants.
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.
Directing and overseeing general farming activities such as seeding, spraying, spreading, fertilising and pest and weed control to ensure that pest management is maintained at a high level through the application of relevant chemical fungicides and pesticides.
Organising and conducting farming operations, such as collecting, storing, grading, and packaging produce, and organising the sale, purchase, and despatch of produce.
Maintaining farm buildings, fences, equipment, and water supply systems. Co-ordinate the maintenance and repairs of farm equipment and all vehicles and develop a maintenance schedule to record all services performed on equipment.
Maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity, and planning crop preparation and production to meet contract requirements and market demand.
Supervision and training of staff and contractors. Ensure staff are trained to comply with WH&S procedures including safely operating farming equipment.