Agricultural Contractors

(NOC 8252)

Career Description

Contractors and managers in this unit group operate establishments that provide agricultural services such as livestock and poultry breeding, soil preparation, crop planting, crop spraying, cultivating or harvesting.

Duties May Include

Manage businesses which provide an agricultural livestock service such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses

Manage businesses which provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting

Hire and train workers

Negotiate with farmers and farm managers regarding the services to be provided

Maintain financial and operational records

May participate in the provision of the service or in the operation of machinery and equipment.

Examples of Titles

Crop Dusting Contractor
Livestock Breeding Service Manager

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Modified on May 17, 2012