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Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture

Managers and proprietors in this unit group plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of farming establishments cultivating arable crops, fruits, trees and shrubs, and/or raising cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. Managers and proprietors in horticulture oversee the production of plants for wholesale and/or retail.

More about this Career

Average Salary


New workers start around £13752. Normal pay is £26106 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £48164.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Markets and arranges for the sale of crops, livestock and other farm or horticultural produce.
  • Plans intensity and sequence of farm or horticultural operations and orders seed, fertiliser, equipment and other supplies.
  • Decides or advises on the types of crops and/or produce to be grown or livestock raised.
  • Produces and maintains records of production, finance and breeding.
  • Determines financial, staffing and other short and long-term needs.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Active Listening


  • Writing


  • Reading Comprehension


  • Mathematics


  • Speaking


  • Critical Thinking


  • Monitoring


  • Active Learning


  • Learning Strategies


  • Science


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