A firm is in need of Farm Manager. Farm managers are responsible for obtaining better yield and profitability by deciding on the crops, livestock management and production, plan farming activities, supervise other staff, planting, spraying crop protection chemicals, harvesting the crops, marketing and selling crops, documentation of all details including financial aspects of the farm and strategic planning. Crops range from cereals, grains, oilseeds, vegetables and vegetables whereas livestock includes cattle, poultry and pigs. He/she must have knowledge of piggery in a modern day integrated FARM.
The roles and responsibilities of the farm manager are diverse few of which are mentioned below:
Deciding on the type, quality and quantity of the crops to be planted
Preparing plans for the mode of harvest, harvesting schedules and collaborates with the farm operators for carrying out these activities
Budgeting the farm management and accomplishing the farm activities within the planned budget
Hiring employees for minor duties such as managing work schedule, daily wages, feeding livestock and managing the harvest
Arranging for regular maintenance of field equipment, machinery and farm buildings
Purchasing farm supplies like agrochemicals and seeds, feed for livestock
Management of sales and marketing of farm products like crop harvest, dairy production, and livestock
Meeting the deadlines for producing yield and sending the yield to market for auctions
Monitoring the quality and quantity of crops and maintaining animal health
Updating knowledge on plant and animals diseases and taking necessary measures for treating the same
Preserving environmental biodiversity and undertaking protection activities if need be
Keeping a track of health and safety of farmworkers and other staff
In addition to the ones mentioned above the farm managers also supervise various activities for generating extra income such as wind power generation, processing and selling farm products, breeding special herds, field sports, fishing and worm farming. They also make necessary arrangements for holiday stays on the farm.