1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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MIXED CROP AND LIVESTOCK FARMERS plan, direct, coordinate and perform farming operations to breed and raise livestock and to grow crops.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • 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 of stock, providing pasture and fodder to maintain appropriate nutritional levels and selecting and purchasing seed for planting
  • directing and overseeing general farming activities such as fertilising, pest and weed control and maintaining farm buildings, fences, equipment and water supply systems
  • managing business capital, maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
  • selecting, training and supervising staff and contractors


This section contains the following subsection :
              1311-11 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer

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