Farmers and Farm Managers


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Farmers and Farm Managers

Farmers and Farm Managers - Knowledge

Farmers and farm managers need knowledge in the following areas:

  • Food Production: The methods for planting, growing, and harvesting food.
  • Administration and Management: How to run a business or group.
  • Mathematics: The rules and uses of numbers.
  • Production and Processing: How products are made and distributed.
  • Economics and Accounting: Banking and business.
  • Education and Training: The methods of teaching and learning.
  • Mechanical: The design, use, and repair of machines and tools.
  • Biology: Cells, plants, and animals and how they function.
  • English Language: The meaning and use of the English language.
  • Sales and Marketing: The methods for selling products and services.
  • Engineering and Technology: How to use computers and rules of engineering to design and produce goods and services.
  • Chemistry: The properties of substances and the changes that occur when they interact.
  • Transportation: The methods and costs for moving people, goods, and materials.
  • Public Safety and Security: How to protect people and property.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.