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3213 FARMING AND FORESTRY ADVISERS
 


    Farming and forestry advisers provide technical assistance and advice on farming and forestry methods and problems.

    Tasks include -

    (a) keeping abreast of relevant farming or forestry methods and techniques;

    (b) advising on ways of raising quality of output, increasing yield and measures to increase efficiency of operations and to conserve natural assets and the environment;

    (c) advising on measures to deal with problems such as soil erosion or pest infestations;

    (d) collecting data and estimating quantities and costs of materials and labour required for projects;

    (e) organising demonstrations, giving lectures and distributing material to promote adoption of improved practices and techniques;

    (f) applying knowledge of scientific principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work

    (g) performing related tasks.

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Adviser, farming

  • Adviser, forestry

  • Farm demonstrator


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Technician, agronomy - 3212

  • Technician, forestry - 3212


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.