Farm Manager Resume



Career Summary:

Result-oriented and experienced farm manager with a strong background in livestock maintenance and solid grasp of farming techniques. Ability to manage and streamline various farming operations which assists to supervise team and adhere to government regulations.

Summary of Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge about various farming procedures and operating agricultural equipment

  • In-depth information about the best quality seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides

  • Ability to provide excellent livestock care and maintain a report on their health conditions

  • Experience in cross-breeding of livestock, horticultural techniques, and handling sales of diary and poultry farm products

  • Capable of interpreting excel spreadsheets, performing financial analysis and drafting reports on the production

  • Deep knowledge of managing farm finances and operations

  • Excellent communicator and a team player

  • Ability to understand problems and formulate appropriate solutions

Work Experience:


Senior Farm Manager

Caldwell Orchards and Farms, Tampa, Florida

October 2016 – Present

  • Initiating most effective farming practices and increasing production by 40%

  • Maintaining health and vaccination records for livestock

  • Designing attractive advertisement campaigns for the fruits and flowers produced in the orchard

  • Arranging regular inspections for farming equipment, checking temperature of greenhouse, and managing payroll

  • Providing valid documentation for FDA inspections

  • Continuously researching the latest trends and farming techniques to optimize production

Senior Farm Manager

West Coast Farms & Agriculture Products, Tampa, Florida

April 2014 – September 2016

  • Managed crop production in a 5000 hectare farm by using the latest precision farming concepts like satellite imagery, GPS to track the progress of crops

  • Collaborated with various farming communities and small business owners to develop partnerships for products created from poultry and dairy farms

  • Arranged for transport to transfer crops from field to factory basements before sending the stock for further refinement

  • Trained a group of 50 individuals to carry out cultivation of greenhouse plantations and horticultural techniques

  • Conducted seminars for farmers within the area to give advice on health maintenance of livestock, cultivating techniques and financial planning

  • Planned, scheduled and monitored activities related to organic farming

Assistant Farm Manager

Rodgers Farming, Tampa, Florida

August 2012 – March 2014

  • Participated in the necessary farming chores such as feeding livestock, transporting milk for pasteurizing, harvesting crops, grooming cattle and maintaining their stalls as per need

  • Researched and collected information about the various grants or loans provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Improved livestock health, in particular for calf by teaching the farmers alternate methods to nurture by providing appropriate sanitation, ventilation and veterinary care

  • Trained new individuals for different activities – planting seeds, cultivating crops, spraying pesticides and nourishing soil with fertilizers

  • Hired over 100 + seasonal employees as per the crops in the field using newspaper/ radio ads and assigned them daily duties

Farming Apprentice

Rodgers Farming, Tampa, Florida

February 2011 – July 2012

  • Coordinated with farming staff to organize various tasks as per the schedule

  • Learned practical implementation of farming techniques studied in graduation

  • Assisted farmers in selecting the best quality seeds and transported the material on respective farms

  • Executed and maintained a schedule of various activities by using the latest equipment and reduced overall crop production by 15%

Education:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Science

    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

    2010

Certification:


  • American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) , 2015

Affiliations:


  • National Group of Agricultural Managers – Member since 2014

    Assistant Secretary in Agricultural Professionals of Florida – Member since 2011

Reference:

On request.