Agriculture Workers

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Agriculture Workers

Agriculture Workers - Skills and Abilities

Farm and ranch workers need to:


  • Understand spoken information.
  • Listen to others and ask questions.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.

Work with Things

  • Operate and control equipment.
  • Watch gauges, dials, and output to make sure a machine is working properly.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.