Top Farm Labour Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Farm Labour. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Farm Labour resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.9% of Farm Labour resumes contained Tractor Trailers as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Farm Labour actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Farm Labour resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Tractor Trailers

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Here's how Tractor Trailers is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Operate forklifts, dump trucks, tractor trailers, lift beams with swivel hooks, and hoists.
  • Drive and maintain proper maintenance on tractor trailers
  • Can aslo drive forklift, load and unload trucks, tractor trailers, car trailers, and box trucks.
  • Run farm equipment including combines, semi-tractor trailers, backhoes, augers and planters Welded anything needing a weld
  • General maintenance on farm machinery and tractor trailers Driving tractor trailer moving cattle Operated farm machinery
  • Deliver feed to pens if cattleDrive truck to co-opsCheck cattle s health Maintain feeding equipment and tractor trailers

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2. Farm Equipment

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Here's how Farm Equipment is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Operated farm machinery; repaired and maintained farm equipment and facilities Milked dairy cows
  • Conducted farm chores on a crop and livestock operation* Maintained farm equipment and machinery
  • Farm equipment repair/ maintenance, livestock assessment and veterinary care.
  • Operate farm equipment efficiently and carefully.
  • Operated and performed maintenance on farm equipment
  • Operated and help with maintaining farm equipment, performed general labor duties on a farm and in a farm shop.
  • Operated farm equipment, tractors, chisel plow, wash farm equipment, shop duties as well as elevator duties.
  • Work closely with family management to haul and deliver hay, mow lawns, cleaning barns and operating farm equipment.
  • Operated large farm equipment: tractors, semis, and combines- Daily operations- Serviced equipment and performed routine upkeep on machinery
  • Used farm equipment and tools to plant and maintain 5+ acres of vegetables during the growing seasons with other workers.
  • Job duties included the harvesting of produce, operation of heavy machinery, maintenance of farm equipment and implements.
  • Worked on family farm operating farm equipment and doing day to day tasks involved with growing and maintaining crops.
  • Help with the milking of cows Bail, load and store hay Perform barn maintenance work & drive farm equipment
  • Provided care for 200 head of Sheep Hay Making Repaired Farm Equipment, Buildings and Barn Basic Farm Work
  • Operated farm equipment to plow, plant, cultivate, and harvest crops of soybeans and corn.
  • Performed all duties of dairy and crop farm Milked dairy cows Operated and maintained farm equipment Field work
  • Desire to Learn- Channeled efforts to quickly learn to effectively operate a variety of heavy farm equipment.
  • Operate a tractor, stripper, module builder and any other farm equipment on the farm.
  • Operate farm equipment prepare and plant land Operate tractors, combines, trucks, backhoe, bulldozer
  • Operate heavy farm equipment as well as diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of farm equipment.

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3. Beef Cattle

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Here's how Beef Cattle is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Maintain proper milking procedure and animal husbandry to ensure maximum performance and profit from dairy and beef cattle.
  • Worked in all aspects of the tobacco, hay and beef cattle farm.
  • Worked with beef cattle in all aspects of production.
  • Helped build a 15, 000 foot... 4 strand, high tensile fence for beef cattle
  • Help with operation of family farm (250 acres), raising beef cattle and grain crops Equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Help to run family farm of beef cattle, draft and light horses, and crop production.

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4. Livestock Care

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Here's how Livestock Care is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Farm property general maintenance, machine operation, livestock care
  • Operated and helped maintain various farm equipment in the field and loaded trailers, livestock care, building maintenance and cleaning
  • Light construction, materials transport, livestock care, farming, tools skills.
  • Participated in seasonal, on-demand livestock care activities, including operating heavy machinery, structural maintenance, and minor construction.
  • Job tasks included: gardening, property maintenance, livestock care, cooking and organizing storage and living spaces.
  • Keep farm well maintained Stock feed Livestock care

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5. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Farm run heavy equipment bulldozer excavator.
  • Operated heavy equipment safely and proficiently.
  • Assisted farm manager with any daily tasks to make his day run smoothly Operating and Maintaining heavy equipment on a daily basis
  • Operated heavy equipment, including tractors, sprayer, combine, backhoe, excavator, bulldozer, and forklifts.
  • Bailed hay, drove tractors and other heavy equipment, all labor necessary to complete any given task
  • Drive heavy equipment such as tractors with pull behind implements because I worked on my dads farm.
  • Operate heavy equipment including tractors and front-end loaders to haul manure and do field work.
  • Operated heavy equipment, heavy loaders, bulldozers, skid steer, semis and tractors.
  • Operate and repair heavy equipment and work in the fields at my family's farm.
  • Worked on a small grain farm performing repair and operations of several types of heavy equipment
  • Worked with all types of heavy equipment including construction style and farm style equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment including heavy loaders, backhoes, roller scrapers and tractors.
  • Operated heavy equipment and handled petrochemicals in a proper and safe manner.
  • Perform maintenance on equipment * Operate heavy equipment * Climb various heights
  • Operate and service heavy equipment such as tractors and loaders.
  • Operate heavy equipment, including tractors to plant assorted crops.
  • Cut raked and baled hay in field using heavy equipment.
  • Operated all kinds of farm & heavy equipment.
  • Operate and repair heavy equipment.
  • Serviced and maintained vehicles andheavy equipment.

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6. Milk Cows

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Here's how Milk Cows is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Milk cows, landscaping, field work, lawn mowing, bailing hay, and anything else done on a farm.
  • Milk cows, Bail Hay, Haul Manure* Tear apart machinery and load it in storage containers for shipment to Ukraine
  • Milk cows, rake hay on tractor mix feed
  • Milk cows at our morning and afternoon milking.
  • Job Duties: Milk cows, feed calves, feed hay, maintain farm grounds.
  • Move square hay bales from hay wagon onto elevator to be hauled into the hay loftMilk CowsPerform many other farm related jobs
  • Milk cows, feed calfs, do other daily jobs around the farm
  • Worked long days and nights (16-18 hours) fed calfs, moved and milk cows, delivered new born calves.
  • milk cows, feed calves, get cows from barns, wash milk pipeline, scrub walls, run manure system
  • cleaned free stalls milk cows clean and washed down milking parlor
  • feed cattle, clean barn, field work, milk cows, ect.)
  • Milk Cows Clean Cows Clean Barn Rake Grass Drive Tractor Make Hay Load and Unload Hay

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7. Grain Trucks

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Here's how Grain Trucks is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Loaded and unload grain bins, drove grain trucks.
  • Drive grain trucks to grain elevators.
  • Unload and load grain trucks and wagons
  • Drive tractors, trucks, and grain trucks.
  • Performed preventive maintenance including changing fluids and general repairs on equipment Operated farming equipment including grain trucks, tractors and implements
  • Work Experience: Unloading grain trucks unload trains of corn, filling anhydrous tanks, flexible hours.

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8. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Performed preventative maintenance including changing fluids and repairing tires.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on farm equipment as needed on a day-to-day basis.
  • Operate machinery to produce and harvest crops, repair and preventative maintenance of machinery used
  • performed preventative maintenance on tractors, vehicles, and dairy equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on heavy equipment, tractor-trailer semi-trucks, and vehicles.
  • Performed daily maintenance and seasonal preventative maintenance on tractors and farm equipment.

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9. Front End Loader

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Here's how Front End Loader is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Operated farm equipment such as harvest tractor, front end loader, skid-steer, tractor mower and turf sweeper.
  • Operate various machinery to include combine, front end loader, and driving semi tractor.
  • Drive large farm equipment, to include combines, front end loaders, and forklifts.
  • Operated bobcat front end loader, tractors, etc.
  • Drive tractors and front end loader.
  • Operated a wide variety of farm & dairy equipment including swathers, hay racks, tractors, and front end loaders.
  • Operated heavy farm equipment including skid steer, seeder, tractor, irrigator and front end loader.
  • Summer help Water fields Cut hay Bail hay Load hay and move with front end loader/truck

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10. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Used hand tools including shovels, rakes, pruning saws, hedge and brush trimmers and axes.
  • Assemble, position, and secure structures such as trellises and fences, using hand tools.
  • Operate a variety of power and hand tools in the performance of semi-skilled craft duties.
  • Harvest fruits by hand using hand tools such as shears and knives.
  • Used various hand tools and power tools performing routine maintenance on facilities.
  • Use of hand tools such as wrenches, drills, hammers, punches, chisels, etc.
  • Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools
  • Prepared soil for planting through the use of hand tools Planted and harvested rice and corn seeds Built a small shelter
  • use grinders, auto-tapps, drills, hand tools and precision measureing tools.

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11. Farm Vehicles

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Here's how Farm Vehicles is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Preformed general maintenance around the farm and dairy including farm vehicles and equipment.
  • Performed routine maintenance on farm vehicles and many types field machinery.
  • Operated Diamond egg packing machine.- Operated farm vehicles.
  • Total engine maintenance on heavy equipment and farm vehicles.
  • Hired farmed hand, operating tractors, combines, trucks, and other farm vehicles.
  • Operated forklifts, tractors, and other farm vehicles to keep the farm in production.

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12. Manual Labor

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Here's how Manual Labor is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Performed task such as making hay, feeding livestock, repairing farm equipment, manual labor.
  • Perform manual labor (stripping nails from old barn, throwing hay bales).
  • Operate trucks, pickups and farm equipment, as well as perform manual labor.
  • Worked manual labor in various fields using different tools.
  • Provided manual labor wherever it was needed.
  • Perform manual labor in corn fields.
  • Performed all sorts of manual labor.
  • Operated Heavy Machinery -Worked with Livestock -Manual Labor
  • Operate equipment effectively and efficiently,maintenance on equipment,maintenance on rental properties, and other manual labor

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13. Farm Buildings

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Here's how Farm Buildings is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.
  • Repaired farm buildings, fences and other structures.
  • Assist in maintenance of farm buildings and equipment.
  • Set up and operate irrigation equipment Repaired farm buildings, fences, and other structures.
  • Maintained/repaired farm buildings, equipment.
  • Repair farm buildings, fences and other structures.

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14. General Farm Labor

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Here's how General Farm Labor is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • General farm laborer and operator of heavy machinery.
  • General farm labor, drove tractors and other farm equipment, repaired and maintained farm equipment, Maintained grounds and land plots
  • General farm labor, tilling, grain cart operator, hauling bales, feeding and tending to cattle.
  • General farm labor, driving tractor and maintaining equipment to proper working order.
  • Bagged and stacked seed beans, applied NH3 seasonal general farm labor.
  • Worked after school, weekends and summers as a general farm laborer.
  • General farm labor including fencing, maintenance of equipment, livestock feeding
  • General farm labor/working in hay fields and turf field driving tractors.
  • Feed cows, run tractors, general farm labor,
  • General Farm Labor, worked near heavy machinery.
  • Fed livestock and performed general farm labor.
  • General Farm Labor, such as fixing equipment
  • General Farm Labor duties as assigned
  • Cotton module builder operator * General farm labor
  • General farm laborer - General construction laborer
  • Employed Responsibilities include general farm labor.
  • Worked on 10 different farms throughout the USA Assisted in general farm labor (Harvesting, Seeding, work with Livestock)
  • Do general farm labor work for Almond orchards including irrigation, planting saplings, knocking and picking up nuts, etc.
  • General farm labor, driving tractor, feeding cows, building fence, plowingFields, any farm labor needed.
  • Irrigated, drove farm equipment, harvested * Performed general farm labor and construction

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15. Irrigation Systems

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Here's how Irrigation Systems is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Installed and maintained underground irrigation systems.
  • Monitor and adjust irrigation systems to distribute water according to crop needs and to avoid wasting water.
  • Operated farm equipment* Built grain tanks* Handled power tools and equipment* Installed irrigation systems* Rebuilt farm equipment
  • Performed farm work that also included building a shop, landscaping, and installing irrigation systems.
  • Assisted in building irrigation systems for Almond orchards.
  • Install and repair irrigation systems and fencing.
  • Operate, service, and troubleshoot central pivot irrigation systemsOperate farm equipment with various equipment attached
  • General farm labor including grape harvesting, installing and maintaining irrigation systems, land clearing and fencing repair-maintenance.
  • General farm labor Transplants and soil preparation Laying irrigation systems

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16. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Provided customer service and used conflict resolution skills.
  • General farm labor-Greenhouse work-Produce delivery in box truck-Customer service
  • Provided customer service in pick-your-own fruit business.
  • Summer job; Building fences, feeding animals, customer service, any other required farm help
  • Farm work including planting/harvesting vegetables, lawn care, greenhouse maintenance, and customer service
  • Provide customer service in store or via phone with prompt and professional courtesy.
  • Farm labor, security, building and harvest festival set up, customer service
  • Provided customer service selling produce at farmers market.
  • Provided customer service and provide lawn care.
  • Performed customer service duties, including conducting seasonal fieldtrips and various activities with visitors to the farm.
  • Pruned, replanted and fertilized the trees Helped promote the business Dealt directly with customers and sales providing excellent customer service
  • Harvested fruits and vegetables - Maintained fields - Upheld customer service standards

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17. Irrigation Equipment

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Here's how Irrigation Equipment is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Farm labor Harvest food crop Maintain and fix watering equipment Set up and operate irrigation equipment
  • Set up and operated irrigation equipment.
  • Repair and maintain farm machinery and irrigation equipment.
  • Operate and repair diesel irrigation equipment.
  • Maintained irrigation equipment and water pressure valves.
  • Set up and operated irrigation equipment.

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18. Mechanical Equipment

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Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.
  • Operated, repaired, maintained farm implements and mechanical equipmentDrove trucks and tractors for harvesting cropsCleaned and maintained equipment and shop
  • Repaired and maintained farm implements and mechanical equipment.
  • Cultivate, spray and harvest crops * Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.
  • Operated, repaired and maintained farm implements and mechanical equipment, such as tractors, plows.
  • Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.

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19. Weather Conditions

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Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Performed demanding manual labor in agriculture fields under harsh weather conditions.
  • Work in adverse weather conditions building electric fence and other duties as instructed by owners.
  • Maintained sanitation of rice dryers, working in all weather conditions to ensure smooth operations.
  • STAGE 1)Participate in the planting of tobacco plants in adverse weather conditions.
  • Work in various weather conditions and different pace of environments of shift work.
  • Work in harsh weather conditions, standing for long periods of time.
  • Report to work early morning in all extreme weather conditions.
  • Adapt to situations from equipment failure to unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Worked very quickly and efficiently.Skills UsedEndurance while doing laborious tasks for extended periods of time, sometimes in extreme weather conditions.
  • worked in all weather conditions.

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20. Animal Care

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Here's how Animal Care is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Farm labor work including but not limited to animal care.
  • Feed, milk and provide optimal animal care.
  • Farm Management and Maintenance Extensive Animal Care Assisting in Breeding Programs Analyzing Fecal Slides for Parasites
  • Machine operator * Milk/animal caretaker * Maintenance Salary: Bartered for cattle expenses
  • Perform general operating duties ranging from facility maintenance to animal care.
  • Administered basic animal care daily.

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21. General Farm Maintenance

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Here's how General Farm Maintenance is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Performed general farm maintenance on machinery and buildings as needed.
  • General farm maintenance and anything else needed year round.
  • General farm maintenance (6 a.m. - 2 p.m.).
  • Cleaned pig barns and performed other general farm maintenance Responsible for artificially inseminating sows Complied with strict biosecurity standards
  • Performed general farm maintenance on facility/grounds.
  • Provide general farm maintenance including lawn mowing, fence repair, and basic masonry work.

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22. Tractor-Drawn Machinery

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Here's how Tractor-Drawn Machinery is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Plowed, harrowed and fertilized soil and cultivated, sprayed and harvested crops, using variety of tractor-drawn machinery.
  • Operated tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow snow and maintain horse stalls.
  • Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery.
  • Administered simple medications to livestock Operated tractors, tractor-drawn machinery.
  • Operated tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and loaded with escavator and hauled solid and liquid materials.
  • Operated tractors,skidsteers, tractor-drawn machinery, and hauled solid and liquid materials.

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23. Agricultural Products

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Here's how Agricultural Products is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Contributed with employees to gather and store agricultural products such as hay and straw.
  • Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities.
  • Harvested fruit and handpicked sorted and packaged agricultural products maintained quality assurance standards.Child Care Provider Self-Employed Delano, CA
  • Loaded agricultural products into trucks or storage facilities.
  • Load and unload agricultural products into trucks for transport to market or storage facilities.
  • Load agricultural products into truck; assist with deliveries to the warehouse.

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24. John Deere

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Here's how John Deere is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Farm Machinery Operator - John Deere Tractors, Bobcat Skid Steer, Case Front Loader Achievements & Activities
  • Gained ~10 hours tractor experience (ripping and tilling) upon a John Deere 7300.
  • Operated a John Deere tractor and baler.
  • Swathed alfalfa with John Deere 4995.
  • General Farm Help, John Deere Tractor Experience (4440, 9000, 9360R) Small engine maintenance.
  • Obtained countless hours of operation with the Case IH and John Deere equipment in many different aspects of the farming process.
  • Loaded and leveled rice onto trucks Operated John Deere and International tractors Worked horses

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25. Farm Animals

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Here's how Farm Animals is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Tend to large farm animals as well as farm raised pheasants, providing a clean and safe environment.
  • Assist with grass seed packaging when necessary and tend to feeding of farm animals as necessary.
  • Milked farm animals, such as cows, by hand and using milking machine.
  • Maintained facilities, cared for cattle, hogs and other farm animals.
  • Planted and harvested various crops Raised and maintained farm animals
  • Fed farm animals in a timely fashion.
  • Cooked, cleaned, loaded/unloaded 50 pound bags of feed, care of farm animals, clean cages,ect.
  • Raised various farm animals Helped in crop/hay production Logged timber for harvesting with agroforestry strategies in mind
  • Baled and stacked hay Operated farm equipment Cleaned out horse stalls Worked with large and small farm animals

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26. Plant Seeds

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Here's how Plant Seeds is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Transplant plugs and plant seeds- Pick vegetables- Wash vegetables- Load vans for farm stands- Deliver to farm stands- Set up farm stands
  • Plant seeds, weed gardens, harvest crops, irrigation system maintenance.
  • Dig and plant seeds, or transplant seedlings by hand.
  • Dig and plant seeds, or transplant seedlings by hand.
  • Dig and plant seeds, or transplant seedlings by hand move or fit heavy objects
  • Trim,cut weeds, plant seeds, pick product.

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27. Equipment Operation

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Here's how Equipment Operation is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Experience with a variety of farm labor and maintenance tasks including equipment operation, and basic construction.
  • Hay equipment operation, maintenance, parts inventory Tree nursery - identification and inventory
  • farm equipment operations,general laborer and mantainance
  • Worked as a laborer, some mechanical experience, heavy equipment operations- designated grain cart operator
  • General farm-labor, heavy-equipment operations.
  • Farm equipment operations and maintenance.

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28. Drive Trucks

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Here's how Drive Trucks is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment.
  • Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment to distribute feed and supplies to animals.
  • Load agriculture products into trucks and drive trucks to markets or storage facilities.
  • Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities.
  • Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment to distribute feed to animals.
  • Drive trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment and material.

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29. Fertilize Soil

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Here's how Fertilize Soil is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Operate tractors, tractor drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plane.
  • Operated tractors, tractor-drawn machinery to plow, fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops.
  • Maintained the repairing of buildings, fences, and other structures, plow, harrow, and fertilize soil.
  • Operate tractors, forklift, tractor-drawn machinery, and harrow and fertilize soil, spray and harvest crops.
  • Operate tractors and machinery to plow, fertilize soil, and to plant and harvest crops.
  • Operated tractors to plow field, plant crops and fertilize soil.

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30. Farm Operations

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Here's how Farm Operations is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Handled and fed livestock* Operated, maintained, and repaired machinery* Conducted verbally with local businesses pertaining to farm operations* Field Worker
  • Support farm operations, maintain/repair/operate equipment in the production of soybeans and other agricultural commodities.
  • Supervised and performed daily farm operations in preparation of upcoming harvest.
  • Supervised and performed daily farm operations, reporting to the owner during the first two months of property ownership.
  • Performed daily farm operations and greenhouse maintenance * Assisted with nursery sales * Nursery landscaping
  • Design, plan, and procure materials for projects related to farm operations.
  • Repaired equipment, scouted crops, and handled day to day farm operations
  • Supervised employees and oversaw farm operations when owner was off site.
  • Managed farm operations staff and seasonal labor pools.
  • Operated forklift and tractors during all farm operations.
  • Assisted with all aspects of farm operations
  • Assisted owners with setup and preperation for daily farm operations.

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31. Repair Equipment

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Here's how Repair Equipment is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Repair equipment and things such as hydraulics, some electrical, and service all equipment
  • Repair equipment in the shop over the winter months in preparation for springs work.
  • Maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, and fences.
  • Maintain and repair equipment as needed.
  • Drive tractor, semi, combine, track hoe & equipment; repair buildingsand machinery; weld and repair equipment.
  • Utilized automotive maintenance skills to maintain and repair equipment.

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32. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Supported and assisted daily operations of potato packing warehouse.
  • Executed daily operations of caring for livestock.
  • Maintain daily operations involving livestock production.
  • Interacted daily with chemical companies, trucking companies and suppliers in order to keep daily operations on schedule.
  • Performed any task to support daily operations including landscaping, painting and cleaning.
  • Oversee crew of up to 3 members during daily operations.
  • General Daily operations of all farm management Purchasing materials Handling of all live stock

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33. Crop Production

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Here's how Crop Production is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Crop Production: Experience planting corn and soybeans, weed management, irrigation management, harvesting and logistics.
  • Maintained and operated farm equipment used in potato and feed crop production.
  • Organize crop production of alfalfa, rye, soybean, and wheat.
  • Helped with field preparation for crop production.
  • Summer Labor Assisted with haying responsibilities Assisted with planning for next phase of crop production
  • Managed a number of processes in cash crop production.

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34. CDL

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Here's how CDL is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Obtained CDL with the following endorsements: Double/Triple Trailers and Tank Vehicles.
  • Farm and Shop laborer / equipment operator / CDL driver
  • Acquired and maintained a CDL.
  • operated some heavy equipment and CDL truck Driver

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35. Farm Implements

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Here's how Farm Implements is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • General farm operations including milking and care for young stock - General field work requiring operation and maintenance of multiple farm implements
  • Operated farm implements including tractor, loaders, and forklifts.
  • Run various farm implements, work cattle, fix/build fence
  • Operated tractors, loaders and farm equipment Towed/operated trailers, silage wagons and farm implements Cared for animals, milked cows
  • Verified mechanical and hydraulic integrity of farm implements.
  • Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools.

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36. Acre Farm

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Here's how Acre Farm is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Plant, cut, trim and maintain up to 10 different species of landscape variety trees on approximately 250 acre farm.
  • Summer position served in several capacities for this 600+ acre farm.
  • Assist in planting and harvesting on a 1000 acre farm.
  • Assisted family in harvest of 4000 acre farm.
  • General upkeep of a 60 acre farm
  • Farm maintenance of 200 acre farm.
  • Pick, grade, and pack produce that is grown on a 115 acre farm, stock, display.
  • Worked 100+ acre farm with 3 others.
  • Supported the farm manager in overall dailyoperations of a 4,000 acre farm.

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37. Water Supplies

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Here's how Water Supplies is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Maintained facilities and equipment such as fences, water supplies, wind shelters, barns, ditches, coops.
  • Feed and watered livestock, and monitored food water supplies.
  • Fed and provided water to livestock; and monitored food and water supplies.
  • Attended to all aspects of care for the animals such as food and water supplies, bandaging, and medication.
  • Maintain facilities such as fencing, water supplies, and outdoor housing and wind shelters.
  • Feed and water newborn and growing calves; and monitor food and water supplies.

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38. ATV

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Here's how ATV is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Complete routine and specialized maintenance on trucks, tractors, ATV's and other farm equipment.
  • Use of ATV for field transportation.
  • Gained experience using farm machinery including dump truck, back hoe, atv, and power tools.
  • Operated an ATV and other small vehicles * Always showed up to work on time.
  • Operate construction equipment such as ATV, tractor trailer, and front loaders; operate a variety of power tools

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39. Irrigation Ditches

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Here's how Irrigation Ditches is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Cleaned and maintained irrigation ditches.
  • Clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • Maintained flood irrigation ditches, ensuring brims were restricting water flow from other rows.
  • Clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops.Clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • Operated irrigation equipment Harvested vegetables by hand Applied pesticides and fertilizers to crops Cleared irrigation ditches

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40. General Labor

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Here's how General Labor is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • General Laborer-Milked and Fed Cows-Field Work-Basic Equipment Maintenance-Keeping Equipment Clean And Sanitized
  • General labor, maintenance and construction on the farm.
  • Perform general labor tasks as instructed by supervisor.
  • Perform general labor on pecan farm.
  • General Laborer for farm in Filer
  • Obtained knowledge of agriculture activities through personal empowerment in regards to scheduling and general labor.
  • Helped with Planting and Harvest Season for Family Business General Labor
  • Operate tractors for various duties; cutting, raking and baling hay Milking of dairy cows Performed general labor around the farm
  • General labor Accomplishments I was a good.worker and did my job well
  • General Labor Packing vegetables Picking vegetables Farm Labor
  • Cut wood and General Laborer Changed tires and transmission Drove trucks and tractor Landscaping, cutting grass Help with laying carpet

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41. Dump Truck

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Here's how Dump Truck is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Operated and maintained marsh equipment to include excavators, loaders, dump trucks, tractors and other harvest equipment.
  • Operate and repair a variety of farm machinery (front-end loader, tractor, dump truck).
  • Operate equipment like, dump trucks, skid-steer, backhoe, and pickup trucks.
  • Drive tandem axle dump trucks with air brakes.
  • Operated tractors and dump trucks.
  • Operated and maintained farm equipment such as tractors, mowers, balers, bobcats and off road dump trucks.

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42. Seasonal Help

low Demand
Here's how Seasonal Help is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Directed the work of seasonal help.
  • Directed the work of seasonal help.
  • Directed and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.
  • Directed the work of seasonal help.
  • Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting
  • Direct and monitor the work of seasonal help during planting and harvesting.

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43. ODD Jobs

low Demand
Here's how ODD Jobs is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Performed various odd jobs such as mowing, tearing out fencing and cleaning out buildings.
  • Performed a wide variety of odd jobs on the farm as needed.
  • Completed necessary tasks around large farm, including repairing fences, mowing, fertilization of crops and various odd jobs.
  • Care for animals using organic methods, collect eggs, and other odd jobs needed to keep the farm running.
  • Build fence, worked on tractors, worked ground, and other odd jobs that needed to be done.
  • Feed of over 20 calves, milking the dairy population of over 100, cleaning and other miscellaneous odd jobs

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44. Agricultural Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Agricultural Equipment is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Operated and maintained various Agricultural equipment.
  • Maintain safety of agricultural equipment.
  • Experience operating common agricultural equipment.
  • Operated all agricultural equipment including tractors, combine, excavator, over the road trucks, etc.
  • Experience with multiple pieces of agricultural equipment: tractors, planters, hay implements.
  • Operated, Maintained, Repaired Industrial Agricultural Equipment Operated Confined Feeding Operations Lifecycle Management for Livestock

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45. GPS

low Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Installed and set up GPS and Precision Ag equipment during seasonal operations.
  • Experience using Trimble GPS units, total station, and a laser level.
  • Organized field plot information by processing tractor GPS reports and reconciling records with paperwork
  • Utilized GPS while planting grain.
  • Experience with tractor GPS systems.
  • Interpreted topographical maps and GPS.

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46. Disinfectant Solutions

low Demand
Here's how Disinfectant Solutions is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Clean and maintain appearance of milking parlor using disinfectant solutions, brushes and pressure washers.

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47. Water Hoses

low Demand
Here's how Water Hoses is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Cleaned stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, shovels, water hoses, and /pumps.
  • Clean equipment, using disinfectant solutions, water hoses, and pumps.
  • Cleaned stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions,Brushed, shovels and water hoses.
  • Cleaned pens and equipment using brushes, shovels or water hoses.

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48. Built Fences

low Demand
Here's how Built Fences is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Plowed fields and built fences.

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49. Clean Stalls

low Demand
Here's how Clean Stalls is used in Farm Labour jobs:
  • Clean stalls, handle horses, fence maintenance, pasture maintenance, yard maintenance, barn maintenance, labor as necessary.
  • Clean stalls and load-out of waste, stack hay and ensure horses are adequately watered.
  • Operated tractor to push feed; ran skid loader to clean stalls.
  • Clean stalls, sweep barns, mow grass, cut brush and drive tractor
  • Clean stalls Responsible for welfare of horses on property Responsible for maintenance of property ( fences, landscaping, etc.)
  • Clean stalls Wash, brush, groom horses and cows as needed
  • Run Equipment Monitor Livestock Clean Stalls, pens, and equipment Maintenance work

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20 Most Common Skill for a Farm Labour

Tractor Trailers20.9%
Farm Equipment18.2%
Beef Cattle11.7%
Livestock Care10.8%
Heavy Equipment6.9%
Milk Cows4.6%
Grain Trucks2.8%
Preventative Maintenance2.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Farm Labour

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Tractor Trailers
Tractor Trailers
16.9%
16.9%
2
2
Farm Equipment
Farm Equipment
14.7%
14.7%
3
3
Beef Cattle
Beef Cattle
9.5%
9.5%
4
4
Livestock Care
Livestock Care
8.7%
8.7%
5
5
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
5.6%
5.6%
6
6
Milk Cows
Milk Cows
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Grain Trucks
Grain Trucks
2.2%
2.2%
8
8
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
2.1%
2.1%
9
9
Front End Loader
Front End Loader
2%
2%
10
10
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Farm Vehicles
Farm Vehicles
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
Manual Labor
Manual Labor
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Farm Buildings
Farm Buildings
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
General Farm Labor
General Farm Labor
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Irrigation Systems
Irrigation Systems
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Irrigation Equipment
Irrigation Equipment
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Animal Care
Animal Care
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
General Farm Maintenance
General Farm Maintenance
1%
1%
22
22
Tractor-Drawn Machinery
Tractor-Drawn Machinery
1%
1%
23
23
Agricultural Products
Agricultural Products
1%
1%
24
24
John Deere
John Deere
1%
1%
25
25
Farm Animals
Farm Animals
1%
1%
26
26
Plant Seeds
Plant Seeds
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Equipment Operation
Equipment Operation
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Drive Trucks
Drive Trucks
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Fertilize Soil
Fertilize Soil
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Farm Operations
Farm Operations
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Repair Equipment
Repair Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Crop Production
Crop Production
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
CDL
CDL
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Farm Implements
Farm Implements
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Acre Farm
Acre Farm
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Water Supplies
Water Supplies
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
ATV
ATV
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Irrigation Ditches
Irrigation Ditches
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
General Labor
General Labor
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Seasonal Help
Seasonal Help
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
ODD Jobs
ODD Jobs
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Agricultural Equipment
Agricultural Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
GPS
GPS
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Disinfectant Solutions
Disinfectant Solutions
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Water Hoses
Water Hoses
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Built Fences
Built Fences
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Clean Stalls
Clean Stalls
0.4%
0.4%

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