Train workers in techniques such as planting, harvesting, weeding, or insect identification and in the use of safety measures.
Confer with managers to evaluate weather or soil conditions, to develop plans or procedures, or to discuss issues such as changes in fertilizers, herbicides, or cultivating techniques.
Inspect crops, fields, or plant stock to determine conditions and need for cultivating, spraying, weeding, or harvesting.
Review employees work to evaluate quality and quantity.
Observe workers to detect inefficient or unsafe work procedures or to identify problems, initiating corrective action as necessary.
Drive or operate farm machinery, such as trucks, tractors, or self-propelled harvesters, to transport workers or supplies or to cultivate or harvest fields.