Making policy decisions.
Budgeting and maintaining accurate financial records.
Organizing maintenance or repair of farm property, equipment and machinery.
Advertising and marketing farm products.
Organizing sales and purchases of livestock, farm equipment, crops and agricultural products.
Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records.
Keeping an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
Ensuring that the farm is profitable and meets projected financial targets.
Recruiting, training/instructing and supervising farm workers.
Making sure that work progresses satisfactorily.
Marketing and sales skills