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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    MIXED CROP AND LIVESTOCK FARMERS plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to both grow crops and to breed and raise livestock.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • planning and coordinating the production and marketing of crops and livestock
    • breeding and raising livestock for the production of meat, wool, skins, milk or eggs, and growing grain, seed crops, vegetables, fruit or nuts
    • monitoring and maintaining the health and condition of livestock
    • providing pastures and fodder to maintain appropriate nutritional levels
    • selecting and purchasing seed for planting, planning and implementing breeding programs
    • directing and overseeing general farming activities such as fertilising, and pest and weed control
    • maintaining farm buildings, fences, equipment and water supply systems
    • organising the sale, purchase and transportation of livestock and produce
    • maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
    • managing business capital, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
    • may select, train and supervise staff and contractors

      121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer


    Alternative Title:
      Farmer and Grazier

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to both grow crops and to breed and raise livestock.

    Skill Level: 1


      Cattle and Wheat Framer
      Lifestyle Block Farmer (NZ)
      Sheep and Wheat Farmer

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