Agricultural business management

Description

Understand business principles behind agricultural production and the marketing of its products.

Alternative labels

methods of agricultural business management
principles of agricultural business management
business management in agriculture
business operations in agriculture
principles of agricultural business operations
techniques of agricultural business operations
techniques of agricultural business management
methods of agricultural business operations

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Agricultural business management is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Farm manager: Farm managers plan and organise the daily operations, resourcing and business management of animal producing farms.
Equine yard manager: Equine yard managers are responsible for the day to day running of the yard including managing staff, care of the horses, all aspects of health and safety and dealing with clients and owners.
Vineyard manager: Vineyard managers orchestrate the conduct of the vineyard and the winery, in some cases also the  administration and marketing.

Optional knowledge

Agricultural business management is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Mixed farmer: Mixed farmers are responsible for managing all aspects of livestock and crop production as a small enterprise or for self-sufficiency.
Fruit production team leader: Fruit production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team. They organise daily work schedules for the production of fruit crops and participate in the production processes.
Horticulture production team leader: Horticulture production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team. They organise daily work schedules for the production of horticulture crops and participate in the production.

Agriculture, forestry and fishery vocational teacher: Agriculture, forestry and fishery vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, agriculture, forestry and fishery, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for an agriculture, forestry or fishery profession. Agriculture, forestry and fishery vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of agriculture, forestry and fishery through assignments, tests and examinations.
Groom: Grooms provide practical daily horse care to ensure the horses health, welfare and safety.
They take part in exercising horses, cleaning and maintaining the stables, buildings and territory.
Horticulture production manager: Horticultural production managers plan the production, manage the enterprise and participate in the production
Livestock advisor: Livestock advisors provide complex specialist advice to farmers and livestock breeders to ensure that their business and production is optimised.

 


 

References

  1. Agricultural business management – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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