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Farmers and Farm Managers  (NOC 8251)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Farmers and farm managers manage the operations and functions of a farm. They are responsible for growing crops, raising and breeding livestock, poultry and other animals and marketing farm products.

apiarist, apple grower, breeder, domestic animals, chicken farmer, dairy farmer, feedlot manager, fruit farmer, fur farmer, grape grower, hog breeder, horse breeder, maple syrup producer, market gardener, potato farmer, rancher, seed grower, sod farmer, vegetable grower, vineyard manager, viticulturist, wheat farmer.

Farmers and farm managers perform some or all the following duties:
  • Manage the overall operation of a farm, ranch or orchard
  • Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
  • Plant, cultivate and harvest crops
  • Raise and breed livestock and poultry
  • Hire and supervise farm workers
  • Establish a marketing program
  • Purchase farm machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies
  • Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
  • Develop and keep financial and production records.

Farmers and farm managers may manage farms specialized in particular crops such as wheat, apples or potatoes or raise particular livestock such as beef cattle, hogs or chickens.

Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Bassano, Bow Island, Brooks, Cardston, Claresholm, Coaldale, Coalhurst, Fort Macleod, Magrath, Nanton, Picture Butte, Pincher Creek, Raymond, Redcliff, Taber

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Jobs for Farmers and Farm Managers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region

Job opportunities are updated daily.

There are 2 job postings in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region.

Table of job opportunities for your chosen occupation at the regional level.
Date Posted Job Title Employer Location Source
2014-08-14 Sugar beet farmer (Sugar Beet Worker (#4263)) SELECT People Solutions
  • Lethbridge
 Job Bank
2014-08-13 Apiarist (Technician) Poelman Apiaries Ltd.
  • Lethbridge
 Job Bank

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