Skills Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture in Nunavut

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a fertilization service contractor - agriculture in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252).

Tasks

  • Boar semen collection
  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Calving
  • Cattle exhibition
  • Cattle training
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Farm animal grooming
  • Feed inventory
  • Fruit trees training
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Handling animals
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Hoeing crops
  • Livestock branding
  • Lowering
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes
  • Milking goats
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Permaculture
  • Processing pig litters
  • Reining
  • Seed cutting
  • Shearing with knife
  • Shoot positioning
  • Show horse preparation
  • Soil fertility programs
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Vegetable culling
  • Vertical farming system
  • Weaning
  • Weeding
  • Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Negotiate with clients for provision of services
  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
  • Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Select livestock for sale
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Train horses
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Hire and train staff
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Perform general farm duties

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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