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Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture

Managers and proprietors in this unit group plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of farming establishments cultivating arable crops, fruits, trees and shrubs, and/or raising cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. Managers and proprietors in horticulture oversee the production of plants for wholesale and/or retail.

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About this Career

£38,776

Average salary

New workers start around £14,633.78. Normal pay is £38,776 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £61,273.52.

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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

  • Markets and arranges for the sale of crops, livestock and other farm or horticultural produce.
  • Plans intensity and sequence of farm or horticultural operations and orders seed, fertiliser, equipment and other supplies.
  • Decides or advises on the types of crops and/or produce to be grown or livestock raised.
  • Produces and maintains records of production, finance and breeding.
  • Determines financial, staffing and other short and long-term needs.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Active Listening
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Writing
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Reading Comprehension
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Mathematics
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Speaking
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Critical Thinking
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Monitoring
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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Science
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Truro College
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Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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