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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FARMERS AND FARM MANAGERS plan, direct, coordinate and perform farming activities in agricultural establishments.

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with 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 performed by Farmers and Farm Managers typically include managing and participating in farming operations to breed and raise livestock, produce fish and other aquatic stock, and cultivate crops; managing physical and natural resources; managing business capital, maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities; monitoring market activity and planning production to meet contract requirements or market demand.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor group:

This section contains the following subsection :
          131 Farmers and Farm Managers

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