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Farm Managers, or Agricultural Managers, oversee the development of crops, animals and other items that can be sold to businesses or private consumers. Example resumes for this position highlight such skills as taking daily care of 18 to 20 sport horses in a competitive show facility; adjusting feeding schedules, training, veterinary care, and rotations of turn-out; maintaining inventory and ordering supplies as needed; and scheduling, hiring, and terminating staff as needed. Sample resumes show that Farm Managers can pursue bachelor's degree programs in agriculture or related fields, such as farm management, agricultural economics and dairy science.

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1

Farm Manager

Managed services for a 17,000+ acre family farm.

  • Worked hand in hand with ownership to purchase all inputs at low yearly price points.
  • Managed all satellite farm practices including planting, harvest and spraying data using New Holland Ag software.
  • Oversaw and sold over 60,000 bushels of certified seed wheat to 50+ customers in the surrounding area.
  • Developed Try-it out program in order to establish new Corn and Sunflower see customers and help obtain new business.
  • Created numerous spreadsheet programs to track farm production data, seed customers and input pricing.
  • Coordinated with farm staff to organize farm task in an efficient and timely manner.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Economics
2

Farm Manager

  • Evaluated cattle feed rations to ensure maximum intake and daily gain to reduce overall cost per head
  • Utilized cost management programs to achieve per head and per acre income goals which identified the ideal sale price
  • Developed a strong understanding of cattle and grain markets through the analysis and use of contract options
  • Supervised employees to complete daily operational tasks, feed cattle, harvest crops and repair equipment
  • Executed field and harvest schedules for efficient use of equipment and to improve overall crop production
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Agricultural Business
3

Farm Manager

Managed large barn of top level performance dressage horses catering to the equine and the owners.

  • Provided excellent customer service with a willingness to listen to client concerns and making changes as needed for each individual horse in our care.
  • Hired and managed 3 employees
  • Maintained health/vaccination records
  • Participated in all necessary farm chores, feeding, turnout, cleaning stalls, barn/farm maintenance, grooming, and exercise riding as needed
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
4

Farm Manager

Managed the operation of a 3,500-acre row crop farm

  • Used the latest Precision Farming concepts to optimize field-level management (satellite imagery, GPS, information technology)
  • Supervised and instructed employees who aided in the successful production of various crops
  • Researched and applied for grants/loans through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), local banks, and various other organizations
  • Developed techniques for maintaining most current productive and cost effective farming practices
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
5

Assistant Farm Manager

Worked together with members of the family to make our farm fully functional to generate profits while covering all costs and expenses.

  • Collaborated with other business in our community for new products, replacement parts, and any services to ensure the continuing growth of our farm.
  • Provided assistance in planting, spraying, and harvesting corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and wheat.
  • Assisted in providing care for livestock, cattle.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Farm Manager

Manage and supervise all aspects of 7+ million pound per year harvest, 3 million pound swimming crop rainbow trout fish farm, including: 1 Foreman, 14 fulltime, and 6 part time employees.

  • Increased Box Canyon farm annual rainbow trout production by 23% as Manager.
  • Manage and developed program to economically raise rainbow trout to size of two pound and larger for harvest to high margin customers.
  • Supervise Farm Assistant Manager and Fish Health Technician - both positions previously personally held.
  • Oversee daily operation and maintenance of 450 Kilowatt Hydroelectric plant with 3 induction generators and programmable logic controller.
  • Supervised and co-authored current NPDES permit for Box Canyon as required for authorization to operate by EPA and IDEQ.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
7

Farm Manager

Milked 70 cows on a regular basis, cleaned the milking equipment

  • Fed the calves, pushed feed up to the cows
  • Increased milk production by a thousand pounds every three milkings
  • Lowered SCC by approximately 150,000 cells per millimeter by helping the owner find better nutrition. This strengthened their immune system, resulting in less mammary inflammation
  • Improved calf health by teaching the owner alternate ways to house the calves with proper ventilation and sanitation
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Agriculture
Communications
Mathematics
8

Farm Manager

Start up 500 acre fresh pack red/yellow and storage russet potatoes.

  • Grew, harvested, washed, packaged and shipped 55 million pounds+ under the Green Giant label
  • Managed all planting, cultivating, fertilization, irrigation, spraying, and harvesting field operations
  • Managed start up and seasonal builds and operation of a GFSI certified washing and packaging facility requiring 80 employees, 1500 amp electric service, 125 electric motors, 160 tons of refrigeration, two Volm 12000 polly machine/auto baler set ups, six forklifts, 3 loading docks and mobile office
  • Hired over 250 seasonal employees total, using craigslist, newspaper and radio ads & staffing agencies
  • Managed and maintained 15000 gallons per minute of pivot irrigation covering up to 1800 acres per day
  • Served farm as senior operator, mechanic, electrician, HVAC and irrigation tech and chemical applicator
  • Monitored, managed and analyzed farm pertinent financial in and outputs equaling over $16 million.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
Business, Leadership
9

Farm Manager

Planned, monitored and scheduled organic farming activities and performed farming activities such as planting, cultivating, irrigating, fertilizer and harvesting.

  • Provided fruits, vegetables, herbs & chicken eggs to local chefs.
  • Responsible for pen & equipment cleanliness to maintain health standards and high quality of produce.
  • Implemented Farm to Table delivery options for customers; doubling profit margins in 2011.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
10

Farm Manager

Provided direct assistance to farmers by performing activities such as purchasing or selling products and supplies, supervising properties, and collecting soil and herbage samples for testing.

  • Maintained records of services provided and the effects of advice given.
  • Advised farmers and demonstrated techniques in areas such as feeding and health maintenance of livestock, growing and harvesting practices, and financial planning.
  • Scheduled and made regular visits to farm.
  • Distributed goods to farmers market, prepared layout of farmers market booth, and brought booth
  • Performed all sales duties.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
English, Mathematics, Geometry

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