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Farmworkers and Laborers

On the Job


Farmworkers and Laborers plant, cultivate, and harvest farm products by hand. They use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, and hoes. They may till soil or apply fertilizer; weed or prune crops; water plants or crops; or do other manual duties on farms, greenhouses, or nurseries.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.


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