Farm and Home Management Advisors
Core Tasks Include:
- Collaborate with producers to diagnose and prevent management and production problems.
- Conduct classes or deliver lectures on subjects such as nutrition, home management, and farming techniques.
- Advise farmers and demonstrate techniques in areas such as feeding and health maintenance of livestock, growing and harvesting practices, and financial planning.
- Research information requested by farmers.
- Prepare and distribute leaflets, pamphlets, and visual aids for educational and informational purposes.
- Collect and evaluate data to determine community program needs.
- Maintain records of services provided and the effects of advice given.
- Schedule and make regular visits to farmers.
- Organize, advise, and participate in community activities and organizations such as county and state fair events and 4-H Clubs.
- Collaborate with social service and health care professionals to advise individuals and families on home management practices such as budget planning, meal preparation, and time management.
- Conduct field demonstrations of new products, techniques, or services.
- Conduct agricultural research, analyze data, and prepare research reports.
- Act as an advocate for farmers or farmers' groups.
Supplemental Tasks Include:
- Provide 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.
- Set and monitor production targets.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™.