Top Farm Supervisor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Farm Supervisor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Farm Supervisor resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.8% of Farm Supervisor resumes contained Safety Program as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Farm Supervisor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Safety Program

high Demand
Here's how Safety Program is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Directed the Company's fire and safety programs for all warehouse employees according to established policy and practice.

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2. Corporate Supervisors

high Demand
Here's how Corporate Supervisors is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Developed relationships with corporate supervisors to achieve a sales contract.

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3. Farm Operations

high Demand
Here's how Farm Operations is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Supervised general farm operations; Planting of crops for scheduled harvest, Routine check .
  • Assisted owner /operator with daily and seasonal dairy farm operations.
  • Executed farm operations according to the standard operation procedures and policies.
  • Coordinated personnel and contracts associated with farm operations.
  • Managed various farm operations and supervised site.
  • Managed other employees in everyday farm operations.

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4. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Ensured a high level of customer service, ensuring orders were promptly and accurately filled, packed and shipped.
  • Provide customer service, Educate customers on vegetables, Balance accounts at end of day.
  • provided excellent customer service, Cashier experience, Receptionist, Managed picking and selling vegetables at local farmers' markets
  • Torch Cutting, Customer Service, Inventory, Shipping and Receiving.
  • Interacted with clients to schedule and complete delivery of products while maintaining a working relationship ensuring quality customer service.
  • Performed all duties including hiring/releasing of staff, accounts payable/receivable, product inventory, customer service, and marketing/advertising.

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5. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Operated heavy equipment such as front end loader, bulldozer and dump truck.
  • Performed all farm duties including operation of heavy equipment and timber harvesting
  • Operated heavy equipment safely and successfully.
  • Maintained and operated heavy equipment daily.
  • Operated heavy equipment for automated harvesting of fruit, comfortable with maintenance and repair of small equipment and engines.
  • Operated heavy equipment as needed to support operations, crop rotations, harvesting and property maintenance.

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6. Daily Operations

high Demand
Here's how Daily Operations is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed a family dairy farm including business finances, daily operations and coordination of labor.
  • Gained managerial experience and skills in the coordination of large-scale daily operations.
  • Managed daily operations of the family cattle operation.
  • Executed daily operations of ticket sales and game operations.
  • Self-employed and responsible for the daily operations and management of personal farm.
  • Maintain land and operate several types of diesel equipment for daily operations.

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7. Oversaw

high Demand
Here's how Oversaw is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Supervised thirteen seasonal supervisors and oversaw the operation of a two hundred-employee department.
  • Supervised assigned dealers and oversaw and directed them in operation and conduct of games.
  • Clocked in, assigned and oversaw game day personnel.
  • Supervised 60 employees and oversaw quality control and employee training.
  • Herd management over 20 Jersey dairy cows Oversaw al buildings operations and cheese manufacturing Assisted in sales and marketing to wholesale accounts
  • Maintained the farm and oversaw the care of several brood mares and foals.Skills I.M., I.V., and sub-cu injections.

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8. Seasonal Help

high Demand
Here's how Seasonal Help is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.
  • Applied pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer to crops and livestock Repaired farm buildings and fences Supervising seasonal help

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9. Farm Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Farm Equipment is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the farm, poultry house and monitor the farm equipment and other materials inside the farm premises4.
  • Inspected tank farm equipment and facilities to ensure that all equipment is in good operating condition.
  • Operated various types of farm equipment for a commercial hay operation.
  • Planted and harvested crops using numerous types of farm equipment.
  • Directed the fabrication of farm equipment.
  • Provided maintenance for various farm equipment and irrigationsystems.
  • Operate farm equipment Supervised bird load out and load in Vaccinated and drew blood
  • Farm Equipment Operator Drove Tractor/ Trailer Planted and harvested corn and soybeans Trouble shoot and make adjustments to equipment

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10. General Farm Workers

average Demand
Here's how General Farm Workers is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • General Farm Supervisor Co-ordinated and supervised the work of general farm workers and labourers.
  • Coordinated and supervised the work of general farm workers and harvesting laborer's Performed general farm duties Supervised farm operations

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11. Daily Tasks

average Demand
Here's how Daily Tasks is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Assist the Vice President with daily tasks including planning events, travel and expenses.
  • Supervised and coordinated daily tasks of 5 team members for 20 barns with 16 -18 thousand pigs.
  • Perform maintenance on equipment and prepare equipment for daily tasks.
  • Managed barn staff in daily tasks and special projects.
  • Aided in the management of farm employees daily tasks.
  • Managed employee's daily tasks.

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12. Farm Activities

average Demand
Here's how Farm Activities is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Assisted in managing and performing all farm activities on a daily basis
  • Assisted in day-to-day farm activities, both skilled and unskilled.
  • Ensured the farm activities complied with government regulations.
  • Served as supervisor for all farm activities.
  • Coordinate farm activities such as planting, chemical application, harvesting, payroll and recordkeeping.
  • Assured overall management of Badam Bagh Demonstration Farm activities and monitoring contractor s activities implementation.

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13. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed general maintenance on equipment including aerators and tractors.
  • General Maintenance and diagnostics of farm equipment, to ensure everything is running properly and at its best production capacity.
  • General maintenance of equipment and property.
  • Maintain fields, plant and pick vegetables, cashier, stock stand, general maintenance
  • Performed and managed general maintenance and cleaning of farm.
  • General maintenance grounds keeping and horse care.

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14. Inventory Control

average Demand
Here's how Inventory Control is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Inventory control and record keeping duties as necessary.
  • Assist customers with purchases Delegate tasks for three shifts Inventory control; product ordering and product rotation Maintain a clean environment

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15. Crop Production Operations

average Demand
Here's how Crop Production Operations is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Direct crop production operations, such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, or harvesting.
  • Direct crop production operations, such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, or harvesting.
  • Direct crop production operations, such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, or harvesting.
  • Directed crop production operations, such as planning, tiling, planting, fertilizing, and harvesting.

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16. DOT

average Demand
Here's how DOT is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Reinforced and upheld DOT regulations, OSHA requirements, and company policies and procedures.
  • Maintained a daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Performed internal audits with DOT, EPA, and Chemtrec representatives.

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17. Acre Farm

average Demand
Here's how Acre Farm is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed a 6,500 acre farm ran heavy machinery Serviced and repaired farm machinery learned to weld stick and mig.
  • Operated 300-2,000 acre farm of irrigated and dry-land corn, soybeans, sorghum, wheat, along with livestock.
  • Raised Angus beef cattle on 800 acre farm in western Kentucky.
  • Self-employed market gardener on an intensively planted 5 acre farm.
  • Operate all farm equipment for operation of 120 acre farm.
  • Assist in operating farming equipment on a 500 acre farm to aid in cropping of corn, beans, and hay.

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18. Farm Implements

average Demand
Here's how Farm Implements is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Attached farm implements such as harrow and ditcher to tractor and drove tractor in fields to till soil.
  • Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools.

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19. Weather Conditions

average Demand
Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Demonstrated and explained farm work techniques considering ripeness and maturity of crop and weather conditions.
  • Gained extensive experience operating heavy equipment and necessary knowledge to safely perform duties involved on the ocean in all weather conditions.
  • Planned harvesting considering ripeness and maturity of crop and weather conditions.
  • Established and performed planning of activities on crops, checking on its factors like maturity and weather conditions.
  • Adapt their duties to the seasons, weather conditions, or a crop s growing cycle.
  • Plan crop activities based on factors such as crop maturity or weather conditions.

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20. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Completed 10 hours OSHA class training.
  • Try to get facility up to OSHA standards.
  • Participated in a random OSHA inspection.
  • Conducted OSHA/HACCP safety training sessions for operators and field personnel.
  • Organized, safe and sanitary work environment that is in compliance with theCompany's policies, OSHA and government regulations.
  • Received and maintained inventory Kept dairy area within OSHA standards Trained employees on dairy procedures

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21. Equipment Operation

low Demand
Here's how Equipment Operation is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Perform and supervise all barn and property maintenance including equipment operation.
  • Supervised personnel, equipment operations, irrigation and harvesting
  • Manage Employees, Heavy Equipment Operations, Lodging, Meals, Farm Rental Agreements, Take Guests Hunting, Wildlife Management
  • Observe and listen to diesel tractors and hay equipment operation to detect equipment malfunctions or possible problems.
  • Farm Operation and Maintenance, CDL Truck Driving, Equipment Operation/ Maintenance and Landscaping.
  • Experienced and familiar with large equipment operations and detailed hard labor.

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22. Farm Owner

low Demand
Here's how Farm Owner is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Communicate directly with farm owners on daily basis
  • Reported directly to the farm owner/operator.
  • Assumed a leadership role in the absence of the farm owner, and ensured that the farm operated normally.
  • Follow orders from farm owner to ensure all tasks are completed on a daily basis.
  • Farm Owner/Operator, Tank Truck Driver/Owner/Operator.
  • Helped farm owner maintain the farm by providing landscaping, painting, general maintenance and animal care

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23. Irrigation Systems

low Demand
Here's how Irrigation Systems is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Monitored and adjust irrigation systems limit out cost and waste.
  • Position and regulate plant irrigation systems, and program environmental and irrigation control computers.
  • Managed: Irrigation systems/repair crop production/harvest equipment maintenance/service employee management road maintenance metal fabrication/welding misc.
  • Monitored and adjusted irrigation systems to distribute water according to crop needs and efficiency.
  • Operated field irrigation systems using flood irrigation techniques, rotary sprinklers and line irrigation.
  • Position and regulate plant irrigation systems, and program environmental and irrigation control computers.

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24. CDL

low Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Certified farm chemical operator; heavy equipment operator, CDL truck license
  • Carry CDL driver license class A.
  • Obtained class A CDL driver's license to haul feed and drive feed truck.
  • Managed an 8 person tem Milking Cows Health and Nutrition Obtained CDL Class B to operate farm equipment Framingham, Ma

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25. Ensure Compliance

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Inspected facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with sanitation standards, and to determine maintenance and repair requirements.

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26. Bulk Chemicals

low Demand
Here's how Bulk Chemicals is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Coordinate proper packaging and accurate shipment of bulk chemicals from tank farm.

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27. ROW Crop

low Demand
Here's how ROW Crop is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Operated skid steer and attachments, row crop, and loader tractors, combine, and livestock trailer.
  • Managed a 2,300 acre row crop and livestock family farm operation.
  • Experience in row crop such as cotton, peanuts, corn, wheat, sorghum, cereal grains, and produce.

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28. Disease Identification

low Demand
Here's how Disease Identification is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Crop worker management Plants routine problems check like pest & disease identification, Nutrient deficiency diagnose Fertigation according to schedule.

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29. Customer Relations

low Demand
Here's how Customer Relations is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Entrusted with responsibilities generally reserved for older employees; and gained invaluable training in personnel and customer relations.
  • Marketed products at multiple farmers markets with an emphasis on direct customer relations.
  • Inventory pricing, customer relations, cash register handling.
  • Planned successionplanting of vegetables, managed one employee, one on one customer relations at markets.
  • Improved customer relations by acting as a security liaison for the Rogers Park and Loyola community.

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30. Safety Issues

low Demand
Here's how Safety Issues is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Worked with the Warehouse and/or Operation's Manager to resolve any shipping, receiving, or safety issues.
  • Instruct and teach other workers on the latest techniques on daily production and safety issues.

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31. Animal Care

low Demand
Here's how Animal Care is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Assisted with surgeries, restraining/vaccinating/feeding/exercising patients, filling prescriptions FARM MANAGER/ANIMAL CARETAKER
  • Maintain and document animal care continuously including medications.
  • Assisted Farm Manager with animal care, including cows, goats, sheep, donkey, geese, chickens and turkeys.
  • Attended to daily animal care of organically-raised livestock, including registered goats, sheep, cows, and herd dogs.
  • Clean the barn and all animal care.
  • Volunteer at local farm performing duties, chores, and animal care

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32. Accurate Records

low Demand
Here's how Accurate Records is used in Farm Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed daily office operations and maintenance of equipment, maintaining accurate records for all business supplies.
  • Keep accurate records and complete weekly sales invoices.
  • Helped maintain accurate records of pesticide use.
  • Process all grain contracts and compile accurate records of past growing season cost.
  • Clean and disinfect pens and alleys, keeping accurate records as needed.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Farm Supervisor

Safety Program17.1%
Corporate Supervisors13.5%
Farm Operations8.4%
Customer Service8.4%
Heavy Equipment7.6%
Daily Operations6.8%
Oversaw4.8%
Seasonal Help4.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Farm Supervisor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Program
Safety Program
14.8%
14.8%
2
2
Corporate Supervisors
Corporate Supervisors
11.7%
11.7%
3
3
Farm Operations
Farm Operations
7.2%
7.2%
4
4
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.2%
7.2%
5
5
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
6.6%
6.6%
6
6
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
5.9%
5.9%
7
7
Oversaw
Oversaw
4.1%
4.1%
8
8
Seasonal Help
Seasonal Help
4.1%
4.1%
9
9
Farm Equipment
Farm Equipment
3.4%
3.4%
10
10
General Farm Workers
General Farm Workers
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Daily Tasks
Daily Tasks
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Farm Activities
Farm Activities
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Crop Production Operations
Crop Production Operations
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
DOT
DOT
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Acre Farm
Acre Farm
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Farm Implements
Farm Implements
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Osha
Osha
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Equipment Operation
Equipment Operation
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Farm Owner
Farm Owner
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Irrigation Systems
Irrigation Systems
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
CDL
CDL
1%
1%
25
25
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
1%
1%
26
26
Bulk Chemicals
Bulk Chemicals
1%
1%
27
27
ROW Crop
ROW Crop
1%
1%
28
28
Disease Identification
Disease Identification
1%
1%
29
29
Customer Relations
Customer Relations
1%
1%
30
30
Safety Issues
Safety Issues
1%
1%
31
31
Animal Care
Animal Care
1%
1%
32
32
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
1%
1%

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