Agricultural service contractors, who own and operate their own businesses, provide agricultural services such as livestock and poultry breeding, soil preparation, crop planting, crop spraying, cultivating or harvesting. Farm supervisors supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers. Specialized livestock workers carry out feeding, health and breeding programs on dairy, beef, sheep, poultry, swine and other livestock farms.

Agricultural – Swine Herdsperson

By |2021-12-02T11:38:17-06:00December 2nd, 2021|

Swine herdspeople work on hog farms. Their work includes breeding, weaning, feeding, and medicating the animals. They also clean and sterilize pens and buildings, maintain farm machinery, and cultivate feed crops.

Agricultural – Dairy Herdsperson

By |2021-12-02T11:26:30-06:00December 2nd, 2021|

Dairy herdspeople make sure their dairy cows stay healthy and productive by planning, breeding, feeding, milking, preparing feed mixtures, and medicating animals. They operate and maintain farm machinery that sterilizes milking equipment, and clean farm buildings. Some herdspeople also cultivate and harvest feed crops.

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