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Farmers

Farmers and related occupations cultivate arable crops, fruits and trees, and raise cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and other livestock for consumption.

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About this Career

£23,180

Average salary

New workers start around £12,284.28. Normal pay is £23,180 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £36,389.28.

227

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Ensures good environmental practice is observed in all tasks.
  • Maintains records of production, finance and breeding.
  • Arranges for the sale of crops, livestock and other farm produce.
  • Operates and maintains farm machinery such as combine harvesters, straw balers, milking machines and tractors.
  • Undertakes farm maintenance tasks such as fencing, hedging, cleaning and building maintenance.
  • Plants, propagates, sprays, fertilises and harvests field crops.
  • Feeds and waters animals, takes responsibility for livestock health and welfare, treats minor ailments and calls vet if necessary.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Monitoring
67
Mathematics
60
Active Listening
59
Learning Strategies
58
Active Learning
57
Critical Thinking
55
Reading Comprehension
54
Speaking
54
Science
49
Writing
49

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Truro College
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Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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