Field Horticultural Specialty Grower: A description for the field horticultural specialty grower job

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Field Horticultural Specialty Grower: Propagates and grows horticultural-specialty products and crops, for example seeds, bulbs, rootstocks, sod, ornamental plants, and cut flowers: Plans acreage utilization and work schedules, according to knowledge of crop culture, climate and market conditions, seed, bulb, or rootstock availability, and employable work force and machinery. Attaches farm implements, for example disk and fertilizer spreader, to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil and plant and cultivate crop. Inspects fields periodically to ascertain nutrient deficiencies, detect insect, disease, and pest infestations, and identify foreign-plant growth, and selects, purchases, and schedules materials, for example fertilizers and herbicides, to ensure quality control. Hires field workers, assigns their duties according to scheduled activities, for example planting, irrigating, weeding, and harvesting, and oversees their activities. Maintains personnel and production records. Arranges with customers for sale of crop. May also oversee activities, for example product cleaning, grading, and packaging. May also provide customer services, for example planning and building planters, walls, and patios, and planting and caring for landscape and display arrangements. May also bud or graft scion stock on plantings to alter growth characteristics. May also develop new variations of species specialty to produce crops with specialized market-appeal, for example disease resistance or color brilliance. May also cultivate out-of-season seedlings and crops, using greenhouse. May also cultivate cover crop, for example hay or rye, in rotation with horticultural specialty to rejuvenate soil. May also drive and operate self-propelled harvesting machine. May also lubricate, adjust, and make minor repairs on farm machinery and equipment. May also build, remove, and repair farm structures, for example fences and sheds. May also be designated according to crop as Bulb Grower (agricultural services industry), Flower Grower (agricultural services industry), Grass Farmer (agricultural services industry), Rose Grower (agricultural services industry), Seed Grower (agricultural services industry), Shrub Grower (agricultural services industry).

Job industry: agricultural services industry

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