Top Farm Worker Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Farm Worker. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Farm Worker resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.4% of Farm Worker resumes contained Farm Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Farm Worker actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Farm Equipment

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Here's how Farm Equipment is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Reduced maintenance costs by performing timely preventive maintenance on farm equipment.
  • Completed safety inspections on farm equipment.
  • Operate and maintain various pieces of farm equipment; air seeder, trucks, combines, sprayer, augers, tractors.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the flocks, poultry house and monitor the farm equipment and other materials inside the farm premises.8.
  • Harvest crops(corn, soybeans, wheat, tobacco), work land, maintenance on farm equipment and property.
  • Operate, maintain and repair tractors, implements, trucks, trailers, water wells, welders and other farm equipment.
  • Conducted a variety of farm activities, including painting fence, painting stock trailers, and waxing and painting farm equipment.
  • Learned how to handle all farm equipment (tractors, forklifts, large trucks, cultivators, etc.)
  • Operated tractors using mowers, disk, flail choppers and other pull behind farm equipment to clear land.
  • Assisted with planting produce, clearing land, feeding and caring for livestock, and operating farm equipment.
  • Help with all aspects of maintaining the farm including feeding livestock, making hay and operating farm equipment.
  • Operate forklift and all other farm equipment to produce, package, ship, and organize product.
  • Experience operating tractors and other farm equipment necessary for the farming and trucking business as needed seasonally.
  • Performed various farm duties, including operation and maintenance of farm equipment, attending cattle, etc.
  • Farm and Ag responsibilities: Irrigation, Tree planting and maintenance, Rodent Control, Farm equipment operation
  • Operated tractors, grape harvester and all farm equipment pertaining to harvesting and maintaining grape vineyard.
  • Operated small and medium size farm equipment such as tractors, skid loaders, and trucks.
  • Farm labor for all aspects of the operation including operating farm equipment, maintenance and repair.
  • Inspected and coordinated the repair and repaired farm equipment and machinery such as tractors and trucks.
  • Operated and repaired all farm equipment including tractors, semis, combines and other heavy equipment.

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2. Tractor-Drawn Machinery

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Here's how Tractor-Drawn Machinery is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Plowed, harrowed, and fertilized soil and cultivated, sprayed and harvested crops using a variety of tractor-drawn machinery.
  • Operate tractors and tractor-drawn machinery to cut, ted, rake, and bail hay.
  • Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow.
  • Operated tractors and tractor-drawn machinery to feed cattle, applybedding for cattle and for crop field manure application.
  • Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled Set up and operate irrigation equipment.
  • Operated tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery.

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3. Milk Cows

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Here's how Milk Cows is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Milk Cows, Gather Herds, Bath Animals, Feed, Water, Drive a tractor.
  • Milk cows, feed, scrape, clean and make beds
  • Milk cows, care for calves, keep records, administer antibiotics, maintain cleanliness,other daily tasks.
  • Milk cows an made sure the cows was clean before hooking them up to the machine to get milk
  • Milk Cows, Cut rake and roll hay drive tractors, ect,
  • Help with farm irrigation , milk cows , feed cows.
  • Operate tractor for multiple tasks Milk cows Keep records of calf for feed References are available upon request

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4. Beef Cattle

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Here's how Beef Cattle is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Attended beef cattle, broiler houses, Boer meat goats, performed maintenance on equipment, maintained livestock fencing.
  • Raised beef cattle, performing worming, feeding, pinning and taking to market for sale.
  • Performed daily tasks relating to all aspects of a beef cattle and crop farm.
  • Completed routine tasks on a beef cattle farm.
  • Experience working with Beef CattleAssisted with basic medical procedures(Administered shots, helped calving, etc.
  • Raised and produced beef cattle on family farm Trained and prepared show cattle for county fairs Maintained facilities Activities/Honors: Collegiate:

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5. Water Livestock

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Here's how Water Livestock is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Feed and water livestock and monitor food and water supplies.
  • Feed and water livestock daily for each individual animal, while following instructions for each animal.
  • Fill feed troughs with feed, water livestock, and herd livestock to pasture for grazing.
  • Mix feed additives, fill feed troughs with feed and water livestock.
  • Feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies.
  • Feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies.

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6. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Followed safety rules and guidelines while operating heavy equipment.
  • Major Duties: Operation of heavy equipment including combines, tractors, auger Wagon and Back Hoe.
  • Operate a wide variety of farm and heavy equipment in support of farming and livestock activities.
  • Earned skills: perseverance, heavy equipment operations, and love for the environment.
  • Acquired experience raising and caring for animals, tractor and heavy equipment and haying.
  • Run heavy equipment fix anything on the farm and wash hutches.
  • Operate heavy equipment while planting, fertilizing, and harvesting grain.
  • Maintain heavy equipment such as tractors, trucks and trailers.
  • Operated heavy equipment such as tractors and big trucks.
  • Carry heavy equipment from one place to another.
  • Inspect and maintain heavy equipment for daily use.
  • Learned to operate all needed heavy equipment.
  • Operate heavy equipment, drive Farm tractors
  • Worked supervised and unsupervised assignments Skills Used Heavy equipment operater, truck driver, independent operator
  • Inspected, sorted, transported, treated livestock Lifelong experience safely operating heavy equipment
  • worked with heavy equipment and fixed tractors took take care of cows
  • Operate heavy equipment Make decisions without owner's input Assist in book keeping functions
  • Performed dairy operations on dairy farm Performed heavy machinery operation Performed herd management Performed light and heavy equipment maintenance
  • Assist with chores, minor house repairs,landscaping and other farm chores.l maintained heavy equipmentl agriculture and land management

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7. Repair Equipment

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Here's how Repair Equipment is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Repair equipment, welding fabrication and repair, light mechanic work, harvest, feed livestock etc.
  • Repair equipment as needed such as sprayer, combine, tractors, tillage equipment and planters.
  • Operate machinery, repair equipment, manage field, run implements through field to create rows
  • maintain and repair equipment, machinery, pens, stalls and fences.
  • Utilized automotive maintenance skills to maintain and repair equipment.
  • Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, pens, yards, and fences.

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8. Farm Animals

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Here's how Farm Animals is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Take care of farm animals which consist of cows, horses, donkeys, deer, and a zebra.
  • Care for chickens, swine, turkey, dogs, cats and other farm animals.
  • Cared and managed farm animals, including the feeding, watering and cleaning of pens.
  • Receive instruction and take action to provide farm animals with the appropriate nutrition and care.
  • Run grain cart, load equipment, work with farm animals.
  • Fed and medicated farm animals, cleaned barn area.
  • Loaded hay, cared and maintained farm animals.
  • Milk cows, cared for farm animals.
  • Fed and tended farm animals.
  • Take care of farm animals.
  • Processed and prepared hay and straw to be to be stored for farm animals or sold to customers.
  • Interact with children/parents Take care of farm animals
  • Milk and feed Farm Animals Field Work
  • Mow 10 acres three times a month Clean horse stalls Feed farm animals; Cows, Chickens, Horses, Pigs
  • Maintain farm animals well being Landscaping Minor Repairs Pressure washing barns and equipment
  • summer position) Landscaping services Clean up and environmental safety tasks Walked farm horses for child tours Fed and groomed farm animals

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9. Clean Stalls

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Here's how Clean Stalls is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Clean stalls, walk horses out to the pasture for exercise and return them when the stalls are clean.
  • Clean stalls, pens and equipment.
  • Clean stalls, feed, water, split firewood, bale hay, etc....
  • Clean stalls, handle horses, grooming
  • Clean stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, shovels, waterhoses, or pumps.
  • clean stalls, feed animals, care for newborn horses and the mother mares.
  • Farm labor clean stalls feed cattle run the loader n skidster heavy equipment operator
  • Milk cows, Feed cattle with tractor, run skidloader to clean stalls
  • feed calves, clean stalls Pennsylvania -
  • feed and care for horses and farm animals -clean stalls -misc.

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10. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Provided customer service to individuals looking to buy harvested products.
  • Harvested and roasted coffee * Cooking, cleaning, customer service * Harvested fruit and maintained fruit orchard trees and walkways
  • Provide customer service, assist clients in job search, resume creation, and career exploration.
  • Assist in market set up, inventory, customer service and complaint resolutions.
  • Worked in customer service; answering the phone, filing paperwork.
  • Place produce in market areas, price and sell market items, bag produce for customers, customer service.
  • Provide customer service Interpret for Spanish clients.
  • Produce Assistant * Provided quality customer service * Assisted with packaging and loading * Assisted with cutting and bring the produce back
  • Bunched Flowers * Picked/Planted vegetables * Customer service at famers market

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11. Farm Buildings

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Here's how Farm Buildings is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Maintained farm buildings, laid and trimmed hedges, dug and maintained ditches, put up and mended fences.
  • Used and repaired farm equipment, rebuilt and repaired farm buildings, Milked cows, performed daily farm duties.
  • Maintained and repaired farm buildings, fences, machinery, and other equipment.
  • Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures.
  • Construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings.
  • Sustained the farm buildings and fences.
  • Repaired fences or farm buildings.
  • Maintained farm buildings and equipment.
  • Clear and maintain irrigation ditches * Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures.
  • Aided in feed storage, hay/straw storage, and general maintenance of farm buildings.
  • Mowed and weed whipped around farm property Painted farm buildings and fences.
  • Repaired farm buildings and fencing and ensured constantmaintenance measures were taken.

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12. Animal Care

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Here's how Animal Care is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Administered basic animal care daily.
  • Tended to all aspects of farming operation; animal care, land (crop management), business detail (paperwork)
  • Manage and feed livestock; beef, dairy, pigs, and horses* Work as a team with others* Animal care
  • Jack of all Trades, Lawn care, Small engine repair, electrical, plumbing, animal care.
  • General Farm work, maintenance, animal care, assist with summer camps, assisting with deliveries.
  • Provided daily animal care for cows, donkeys, chickens and goats Assisted with basic grounds-keeping (gardening, fencing)
  • Farm Staff Large and small animal care, maintain cleanliness of facility and barn

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13. Plant Seeds

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Here's how Plant Seeds is used in Farm Worker 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 move or fit heavy objects
  • Trim,cut weeds, plant seeds, pick product.
  • Dig and plant seeds, or transplant seedlings by hand.

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14. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Repair or replace defective parts using hand tools, woodworking tools, lathes, welding equipment, grinders, and saws.
  • Assembled, positioned, and secured structures, such as trellises and beehives, using hand tools.
  • Planted, fertilized, shaped and pruned trees, using hand pruner and other hand tools.
  • Experience in husbandry, power tools, hand tools, and small farm equipment.
  • Worked doing various types of farm work using hand tools and farm equipment.
  • Used hand tools including shears and clippers.
  • Center for Employment Training El Centro, CA 92243 Building Maintenance Laborer Used hand tools and power tools.

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15. Manual Labor

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Here's how Manual Labor is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Performed daily farm tasks of planting, transplanting, weeding, and manual labor.
  • Completed manual labor including planting, harvesting, weed control, and irrigation
  • Worked as a team to accomplish various feats of manual labor.
  • Performed manual labor for extended periods of time.
  • Performed manual labor on all farms.
  • Assist with ground work and harvest, build and repair fence and gates, wide variety of manual labor tasks.
  • Completed manual labor tasks Operated and maintained machinery Managed livestock and crops
  • Installed and wired electrical for retail building Manual labor Prepare and bake doughnuts, cookies, etc.
  • Install the irrigation for pistachio farm,tractor driver ,heavy Manual labor,forklift driver

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16. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Performed regular preventative maintenance on equipment to promote life expectancy
  • Completed preventative maintenance on all farm equipment and ensured safe operation.
  • Prepared and administered preventative maintenance work orders.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on heavy equipment, tractor-trailer semi-trucks, and vehicles.
  • Performed daily maintenance and seasonal preventative maintenance on tractors and farm equipment.
  • Maintained tractor operations, preventative maintenance on all farm machinery.

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17. Farm Vehicles

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Here's how Farm Vehicles is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Repaired and maintained farm vehicles.
  • Maintain farm vehicles and other equipment Harvest fruits, vegetables, etc.
  • worked as a farm worker feeding cattle and driving machinery on the farm tractors four wheelers and other farm vehicles
  • Tree pruning, crop cultivation, animal care, fence building, operating farm vehicles and harvesting.
  • Total engine maintenance on heavy equipment and farm vehicles.
  • Repaired and maintained farm vehicles and equipment.

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18. Irrigation Systems

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Here's how Irrigation Systems is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Operate and repair center pivot irrigation systems including electrical.
  • Maintain, repair, and overhaul farming machinery and equipment, such as tractors, harvesters, and irrigation systems.
  • Move and repair farm equipment and irrigation systems; repair fences.
  • Set up irrigation systems and maintain it.
  • Maintained grounds and irrigation systems.
  • Monitor and adjust irrigation systems to distribute water according to crop needs and to avoid wasting water.
  • Maintain and operate irrigation systems Provide tree care and maintenance Manually and chemically control weeds Install new landscaping on USU campus

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19. Front End Loader

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Here's how Front End Loader is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Operated construction type equipment including backhoes, bulldozers, excavators, and front end loaders.
  • Operated heavy equipment used on farms such as tractors and front end loaders.
  • Fed cattle with the use of a tractor and front end loader.
  • Transport hay from hay barn to feed stall using a 60-horsepower tractor with a front end loader.
  • Learn to drive various tractors, front end loaders, cattle trucks and horse trailers.
  • Operate heavy machine like skid loader and front end loader from time to time.

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20. Dump Truck

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Here's how Dump Truck is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Operated grader, loader tractor, dump truck, backhoe, and skid steer to accomplish task.
  • Operate heavy equipment, including tractors, hay baler, dump truck with snow plow, etc.
  • Picked rocks out of the field, drove tractor and dump truck.
  • worked caring for dairy cows as well as dump truck and loader work
  • worked with heavy equipment dump trucks skid steers pumps towbox and fixed tractors took took care of cows
  • Worked heavy equipment bulldozers,skidloaders,dump trucks,

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21. General Farm Maintenance

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Here's how General Farm Maintenance is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Hay Production, General farm maintenance
  • Performed general farm maintenance on facility/grounds.
  • Milk cows feed calves general farm maintenance
  • Provide general farm maintenance including lawn mowing, fence repair, and basic masonry work.
  • Repair farm machinery as needed and perform maintenance on all machinery and general farm maintenance.
  • General Farm maintenance drive and control farm equipment to till soil and cultivate, harvest crops and operate stationary equipment.

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22. Drive Trucks

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Here's how Drive Trucks is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to storage facilities.
  • Drive trucks for onion and potato harvest.
  • General Maintenance - Load agricultural products into trucks / drive trucks to market or storage facilities
  • Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment to distribute feed to animals.
  • 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.

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23. General Farm Labor

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Here's how General Farm Labor is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Performed general farm labor and operating and maintaining farm-related machinery.
  • Moved irrigation pipe and irrigated pasture, reclaimed fallow land, fed cattle, cleaned barns, performed general farm labor.
  • General farm labor, equipment operation, earth and tree excavation, agricultural drainage, equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Assisted customers at animal farm gate, picked pumpkins, stacked hay, performed general farm labor as needed.
  • General farm labor from preparation of farm for planting to harvesting of fruit and vegetable crops.
  • Worked as general farm labor, operated equipment, repaired and maintained machinery.
  • Included general maintenance of feed lines and water lines and general farm labor.
  • Perform general farm labor and running of machinery.
  • General farm labor on a daily basis.
  • General farm labor duties as assigned.
  • General Farm Labor o Irrigation, dig corrugates, tractor work and supervised grain cleaning.

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24. Grain Trucks

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Here's how Grain Trucks is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Hauled grain with tandem grain trucks Cultivated fields and ran grain cart.
  • Operated farm machinery including tractors and grain trucks assisted in machinery maintenance
  • Operate all equipment including tractors, combine, Bobcat, and grain trucks.
  • Operated combines, grain trucks, tractors, cultivator, and augers.
  • Operated large farm equipment including grain trucks, tractors, and combines.
  • Operated various types of equipment (tractors, baler, grain trucks, combine, horse trailers, ATV etc.)

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25. Irrigation Equipment

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Here's how Irrigation Equipment is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Operate and repair diesel irrigation equipment.
  • Planted cultivated, spray and harvest of crops, operate irrigation equipment and maintained all safety standards, rules and regulations.
  • Repair and maintain farm machinery and irrigation equipment.
  • Maintained irrigation equipment and water pressure valves.
  • Set up and operated irrigation equipment.
  • Adjust, repair, and service farm equipment, trucks, heavy operating equipment, as well as irrigation equipment.

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26. Fertilize Soil

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

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27. Farm Stand

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Here's how Farm Stand is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Stock farm stand, operate cash register, provide customer service and assist customers in market, perform field and farm labor
  • Assisted with setting up and taking down farm stand.
  • Worked full-time in fields and farm stand.
  • Helped customers at farm stand.
  • Worked picking fruits and vegetables on the farm Sold produce at the farm stand
  • Managed the satellite farm stand in Guilderland, NY Worked in sales as well as planting and harvesting produce
  • Weighed and priced local produce Created Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) boxes Ran farm stand and mobile market Customer service/cashiering
  • perform opening, closing dutiessorting produce, stocking farm standcut herb and flower fieldsmake bouquets, maintain flower/herb display

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28. CSA

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Here's how CSA is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Assemble 600 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares for pick up and delivery.
  • Helped plant, grow, and pick certified naturally grown vegetables for local CSA.
  • deliver crops to customers through csa's.
  • Practice sustainable, organic agriculture supporting local CSA members
  • Assisted with all farm activities on a diverse organic vegetable farm supplying CSA shares to over 100 families.
  • Assisted with product delivery and engaged with Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) clients via weekly CSA drop-offs.

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29. Hard Worker

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Here's how Hard Worker is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • showed im a hard worker and that i'm a willing to work.
  • Learn the essentials for being a hard worker and taking responsibility.
  • Darn hand build fences heard cattle hard worker
  • Assisted in Planting and Harvesting hard worker and Lerner fast
  • feed livestock Skills Used Good with machinary.hard worker.good with tools .grew up on a dairy farm.freindly

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30. Bobcat

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Here's how Bobcat is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Repair and operate : Tractors, excavators, Semis, Bobcat, and much more.
  • Experience with loader buckets and Bobcat skid-steers.
  • Worked loading trucks, cleaning, and using heavy machinery, ie; loader, bobcat, and forklifts.
  • Operate utility machinery, which include: Bobcat, Forklift, and Hand Pallet Jack/Walkie Pallet Jack.
  • Farm aid carrried trees to customers cars, drove a bobcat.
  • Operated heavy machinery including Bobcats and Forklifts.

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31. Agricultural Products

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Here's how Agricultural Products is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • 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.
  • Loaded agricultural products into trucks for transport.
  • Picked, sorted and packaged agricultural products.
  • Loaded agricultural products into carts and trucks and drove to marketor storage facilities.
  • Loaded agricultural products into trucks or storage facilities.

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32. Mechanical Equipment

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Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Repaired and maintained farm implements and mechanical equipment.
  • Repaired and maintained farm vehicles, 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.
  • Assisted with repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.
  • Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.

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33. General Labor

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Here's how General Labor is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Worked doing various general labor on the farm such as driving tractor, doing yard work, and working on machinery.
  • General labor and overall management of day to day agriculture (dairy) operations.
  • Performed general labor jobs such as welding cattle fences, Building cattle barns.
  • Varied areas of experience in general aspects of painting, general labor.
  • General labor such as picking rocks, fixing fence, working cattle.
  • General Labor(broke tobacco tops, put tobacco in barn)
  • General labor work(weeding, thinning, or pruning)
  • Plant crops and help with general labor Negros Oriental, Philippines
  • Performed lawn maintenance, horse training, general labor.
  • General Laborer Mowing Weed Eating Mulching Tree trimming Etc.
  • General Labor on 100 cow, home dairy.
  • Perform seasonal contract work for Kris Sopas including land clearing, remodeling, construction, general labor, and office work.
  • General Labor Duties: plant produce, pulled weeds, maintained fields, short produce, and pack produce.
  • Operate a modual builder to bale cotton, operate tractors, general labor
  • General Labor.feeding livestock.fence repair.planting & crop harvesting..painting.tractering & combining.
  • General labor *Bailing & Cutting alfalfa *Tractor cleaning & mechanics
  • maintaned equipment operatated equipment and general labor

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34. Water Supplies

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Here's how Water Supplies is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Managed a wide range of responsibilities throughout the ranch that included monitoring food and water supplies for all livestock.
  • Mixed feed, additives, and medicines in prescribed portions, monitor food and water supplies.
  • Maintain facilities such as fencing, water supplies, and outdoor housing and wind shelters.
  • Feed and water ranch animals, and monitor food and 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.

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35. Farm Operations

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Here's how Farm Operations is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Provided immediate support in farm operations.
  • General farm operations including health checks and care of calves, managed cleanliness of barns, milking
  • Skilled in practical farm operations including plowing, planting, irrigating and fertilizing.
  • Assisted in my family's extensive dairy farm operations.
  • Contributed to the success of farm operations.
  • Completed farm operations working independantly.
  • Performed welding and maintenance of farm machinery Assisted with day to day farm operations

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36. Organic Farm

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Here's how Organic Farm is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Worked on the Oxford College organic farm as both the social media and marketing expert and as a farm hand.
  • Worked on a small organic farm: harvest, planting, packing, tractor operation, and other assorted tasks.
  • Learn the daily functioning of a certified organic farm including fertilizer and pest control techniques, and composting.
  • Developed a basic understanding of sustainable farming and the challenges to operating a small, institutionally owned organic farm.
  • Helped plant, weed, irrigate, harvest 25 acre organic farm Long hours, communal living conditions
  • Applied the knowledge of Sustainable Agriculture practices to an organic farm Increased effectiveness of production
  • Travel through New Zealand working on organic farms in exchange for food and lodging.
  • planted, weeded, and tended crops grown in a sustainable manner through organic farming practices.
  • Worked on a certified World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms (WWOOF).
  • Worked with the international organization, World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms.
  • Worked on small organic farms/vineyards near Grado, Codroipo, and Ponte a Elsa, Italy.
  • summer) WWOOF Program Organic Farming Beekeeping Apple Orchard Maintenance Membership & Activities:

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37. John Deere

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Here's how John Deere is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Operated and maintained John Deere tractors and various bobcats along with mowing machines and semi trailers.
  • Experience driving a John Deere 1010.
  • Load peanuts into trailersOperate Loader using R Series John Deere Tractor when needed.
  • Rogued wheat fields and operated a John Deere loader tractor.
  • Operated single axe farm trucks, International Combine, New Holland Swather, Bean Harvester, John Deere Tractors.
  • Worked Summer & Fall Harvest Routine Maintenance on all Machines Worked with Modern John Deere equipment & late model Peterbuilts

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38. Seasonal Help

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Here's how Seasonal Help is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • 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.
  • Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.
  • Directed and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.
  • Directed the work of seasonal help.

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39. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Helped with summer and fall harvest running different types of machines.
  • Learned about different types of hay.
  • fed, and checked weight of different types of livestock; alpacas, sheep, and goats.
  • Irrigated fields and mowed different types of grass to include golf course bent grass.
  • Used different types of machinery to cut and roll bales of hay.
  • Hang in barn to dry, organize different types of garlic, clean barn, help sell dried and cured garlic.

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40. Irrigation Ditches

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Here's how Irrigation Ditches is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Cleaned and maintained irrigation ditches.
  • Clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • Operated irrigation equipment Harvested vegetables by hand Applied pesticides and fertilizers to crops Cleared 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.

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41. Crop Production

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Here's how Crop Production is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Perform crop production duties such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, and harvesting.
  • Perform crop production duties, such as tilling, hoeing, pruning, weeding, or harvesting crops.
  • Crop Production, Heavy Equipment operator, Livestock Production, Shop Mechanic, Landscaping and some contract building skills
  • Operated and maintained farm equipment, assisted with all phases of crop production from planting through harvesting.
  • Maintained health of crops with fertilizers and cultivation techniques to maximize crop production.
  • Assisted with all aspects of crop production, harvest and chemical applications.
  • Direct crop production operations, such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying, or harvesting.

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42. Skid Steers

low Demand
Here's how Skid Steers is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Have worked on tractors, some skid steers work.
  • Operate machinery such as bucket loaders and skid steers.
  • Operate tractors, skid steers and other machines.
  • Maintained and operated tractors, Skid Steers, and other agrricultural equipment.
  • Bailed hay and packed silage with use of various tractors, skid steers, and farm trucks.
  • Acquired experience with harvest equipment, skid steers, backhoes, and loaders in this position.

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43. Repair Fences

low Demand
Here's how Repair Fences is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Inspect and repair fences, stalls, and pens.
  • tend cattle, build/repair fences and barn upkeep.
  • Helped maintain ranch, such as mow fields, feed and upkeep cattle, install and repair fences
  • Shred and spray brush, mend and repair fences, oversee cattle operations
  • Build and repair fences, pastures and pens used for cattle.
  • Maintain and repair fences, pens, machinery, and equipment.

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44. Detect Illness

low Demand
Here's how Detect Illness is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Examined animals to detect illness, injury, or disease and report to supervisor.
  • Examine animals to detect illness, injury, or disease.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness.
  • Examine animals to detect illness, injury, disease and check physical characters such as weight gain/loss.
  • Examined animals to detect illness, injury, or disease.
  • Observe animals' physical conditions to detect illness or unhealthy conditions requiring medical care.

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45. Physical Characteristics

low Demand
Here's how Physical Characteristics is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Examine animals to detect illness, injury or disease and to check physical characteristics, such as rate of weight gain.
  • Examined animals to detect illness, injury or disease as well as check physical characteristics such as rate of weight gain.
  • Examined livestock to detect illness, injury, and to check physical characteristics, such as rate of weight gain.
  • Examine animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical characteristics.
  • Examlned animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical characteristics,such as weight gain.

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46. Acre Farm

low Demand
Here's how Acre Farm is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Operated heavy farm equipment on a daily basis in the maintenance and operations of a 10000+ acre farm.
  • Farm service - planting and harvest work, 20,000 acre farming operation
  • Maintain 30 plus acre farm.
  • Assist on a two acre farm with various farm tasks and Sunday farmer's markets
  • Assist in operating farming equipment on a 500 acre farm to aid in cropping of corn, beans, and hay.
  • Assisted in all aspects of operation of this 2000-acre farm, including planting, harvesting and maintenance

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47. Farm Implements

low Demand
Here's how Farm Implements is used in Farm Worker jobs:
  • Demonstrated competency on a variety of farm implements and equipment pieces.
  • Maintained and operated various types of tractors and farm implements.
  • 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.
  • Operate tractors, farm implements, perform daily safety checks and routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Attached farm implements such as plows, discs, headers.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Farm Worker

Farm Equipment18.9%
Tractor-Drawn Machinery17.5%
Milk Cows12.6%
Beef Cattle11%
Water Livestock8.9%
Heavy Equipment5.5%
Repair Equipment3.4%
Farm Animals2.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Farm Worker

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Farm Equipment
Farm Equipment
15.4%
15.4%
2
2
Tractor-Drawn Machinery
Tractor-Drawn Machinery
14.3%
14.3%
3
3
Milk Cows
Milk Cows
10.3%
10.3%
4
4
Beef Cattle
Beef Cattle
9%
9%
5
5
Water Livestock
Water Livestock
7.3%
7.3%
6
6
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
4.5%
4.5%
7
7
Repair Equipment
Repair Equipment
2.7%
2.7%
8
8
Farm Animals
Farm Animals
2%
2%
9
9
Clean Stalls
Clean Stalls
1.9%
1.9%
10
10
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Farm Buildings
Farm Buildings
1.4%
1.4%
12
12
Animal Care
Animal Care
1.3%
1.3%
13
13
Plant Seeds
Plant Seeds
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Manual Labor
Manual Labor
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Farm Vehicles
Farm Vehicles
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Irrigation Systems
Irrigation Systems
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Front End Loader
Front End Loader
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
1%
1%
21
21
General Farm Maintenance
General Farm Maintenance
1%
1%
22
22
Drive Trucks
Drive Trucks
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
General Farm Labor
General Farm Labor
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Grain Trucks
Grain Trucks
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Irrigation Equipment
Irrigation Equipment
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Fertilize Soil
Fertilize Soil
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Farm Stand
Farm Stand
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
CSA
CSA
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Hard Worker
Hard Worker
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Bobcat
Bobcat
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Agricultural Products
Agricultural Products
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
General Labor
General Labor
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Water Supplies
Water Supplies
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Farm Operations
Farm Operations
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Organic Farm
Organic Farm
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
John Deere
John Deere
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Seasonal Help
Seasonal Help
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Different Types
Different Types
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Irrigation Ditches
Irrigation Ditches
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Crop Production
Crop Production
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Skid Steers
Skid Steers
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Repair Fences
Repair Fences
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Detect Illness
Detect Illness
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Physical Characteristics
Physical Characteristics
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Acre Farm
Acre Farm
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Farm Implements
Farm Implements
0.4%
0.4%

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