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Farmers and Ranchers

Skills & Knowledge


Most Important Skills for Farmers and Ranchers


Most Important Knowledge Areas for Farmers and Ranchers


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Describe Your Skills

People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Thinking creatively.
  • Guiding, directing, and motivating people that work under you.
  • Coordinating the work or activities of other people.
  • Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work.
  • Scheduling work and activities.


Careers that Use Similar Skills

The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Farmers and Ranchers.


View more careers in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources cluster

View more careers in the Plant Systems pathway


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