Samples of Agriculture Resumes
- Agriculture Resume
- Sample Agriculture Resume
Agricultural activities offer a diverse range of jobs in production, processing, packaging, distribution, marketing, research and extension etc. Allied activities like dairy and poultry farming, fisheries, forestry etc. also have numerous requirements. Avenues for employment include companies in processing and production of seeds, pesticides and fertilizers; large farms, poultry farms, dairies and fisheries. A person can find employment as a farm hand, mechanic, veterinary doctor, supervisor, manager etc. The first requirement of agricultural resume is to specify exactly where and in what capacity the candidate wants to seek employment. Most agricultural jobs need good physical fitness and a readiness to work on farms.
NM State Rt. 4
Los Alamos, NM 87535
Telephone No: 505-334-1826
Email ID: email@example.com
Looking for a post as an Agriculture Manager in a reputed organization.
Education And Professional Training
Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers 2002
B.S. Agricultural Science, University of New York, NY (1994)
Grew up on a family farm and participated in agricultural programs for young people, such as the National FFA Organization and the 4-H youth educational programs.
Assistant Agricultural Manager, White Lake Farm Inc.
New York (2002 - Present)
- Plan activities to minimize environmental degradation, monitor environmental effects of farming activities and repair existing damage through programs such as tree planting
- Direct and manage the farm business capital; plans the strategic direction of the farm
- Responsible for managing the financial aspects of the business by controlling income and expenses
- Breed and raise livestock, such as beef cattle, dairy cattle, goats, horses, reindeer, sheep, and swine, for such purposes as sale of meat, riding or working stock, breeding, or for show; and for products, such as milk, wool, and hair
- Clean and maintain buildings, sheds, pens, equipment and facilities to maintain health standards and high quality of produce
- Select pasture, range, and croplands to graze animals and produce feed crops
- Decide and advise on the kind of crops to be grown, the area to be sown or planted and the livestock to be raised
- Plan the type of farming activities to be undertaken, estimate operating costs and order supplies such as seed, fertilizer, livestock fodder and farm equipment
- Feed, water, graze, and distribute salt licks for animals
- Observe animals to detect signs of illness and injury, treat minor injuries and ailments, disinfect and vaccinate animals, and engage Veterinarian (medical ser.) 073.101-010 to treat serious illnesses and injuries
- Attend animals during and after birth of offspring. Castrate, dock, and dehorn animals
- Observe and record produce quality or livestock body weight and condition, adjusting management or feeding programs when necessary
- Milk cows and goats, shear sheep, and clip goats' hair
- Operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, and harvest feed crops
- Clean and fumigate barns, stalls, and pens, and sterilize milking machines and equipment
- Plant, spray, fertilize, harvest and sell crops; recruit, coordinate and direct farm workers on crop growing and livestock raising
- Maintain and repair farm machinery, equipment, buildings, pens, and fences
- Arrange for sale of animals and products
Agricultural Supervisor, Mountain Farms
Uniondale, NY (1995 - 2001)
- Planned and scheduled farming activities and performed farming activities such as planting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting, applying herbicide, pesticide and fertilizer
- Received work requests from project leaders who are performing research on designated plots of land or with research animals and discussed feasibility with Farm Managers
- Monitored and performed the care, feeding and watering of animals
- Observed animals to detect signs of illness or injury and treated minor injuries and illnesses; contacted veterinarian to treat serious illness or injury
- Monitored the processing and processed animals which included weighing the animal, assigning ear tag number and attaching tag to ear, vaccinating, castrating and dehorning
- Monitored the mixing and mixed experimental rations and fed supplements for animals, according to experimental requirements
- Bred cowherd and selected herd sires for artificial insemination purposes and Attended animals during and after birth of offspring
- Inspected and coordinated the repair and repaired farm equipment and machinery such as tractors and trucks
- Maintained inventories and requisitions of such items as fertilizer, seed, pesticide and ingredients for animal feed
- Planned and coordinated the repair of and constructed buildings, sheds and fences; coordinated the repair of minor electrical, plumbing and carpentry problems
- Maintained records such as gas usage, work completed, crops planted, number of animals bred, sold and slaughtered, food consumption and animal production activities
- Drove truck to transport supplies, equipment and animals needed for farm operation
Farm Worker, Mountain Farms,
Uniondale, NY (1990 - 1994)
- Cared for animals by performing such tasks as feeding, mucking out, caring for sick animals, preparing cows for milking, and operating milking machinery
- Ploughed fields, tended ,sowed and harvested crops spread fertilizer and also sprayed crops
- Drove and maintained tractors and combine harvesters and other vehicles
- Maintained farm buildings, laid and trimmed hedges, dug and maintained ditches, put up and mended fences
- Opened gates and drove livestock to scales, pens, trucks, railcars, and holding and slaughtering areas according to instructions, using electric prod and whip
- Weighed animals and recorded weight
- Segregate animals according to weight, age, color, and physical condition
- Marked the livestock to identify grade and ownership, using tags, brands, paint, or tattoos
- Scattered fresh bedding material, such as straw and sawdust, in railcars, pens and trucks
- Vaccinated, drenched, applied liniment, isolated and marked animals to carry out disease control program
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Agriculture Resume - Sample 2
The resume talks of a highly decorated and experienced candidate with an agricultural degree and dual specialization in ornamental horticulture and landscape management.
210 North 2nd Avenue,
Tucson, AZ 85705
Telephone No: 520-225-3987
Email ID: Phillips.firstname.lastname@example.org
To obtain a respectable entry-level position in the commercial management field and apply theoretical and practical horticultural knowledge to meet as well as exceed the customer expectations.
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.
B.S. in Agriculture Technology Management, dual emphasis in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape and Turf Management.
Cumulative GPA 4.5 Expected May 2002.
- Landscape Management
- Plant Nutrition
- Plant Physiology
- Plant Pathology
- Business Accounting
- Alpha Tau Alpha (Agriculture Education and Technology Honorary Organization)
- Phi Eta Sigma (Collegiate National Honor Society)
- Jacobs-Cline Society (Agriculture Education and Technology Service Organization)
- Honors College
- College of Life Sciences Student Advisory Council
- Volunteer for St. Helena's Food Bank
Awards and Recognition
- Arizona Nursery Association Foundation Scholarship
- Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs Scholarship
- Trans-Mississippi Foundation Turf Scholarship
- College of Agriculture Academic Scholarship
- Department of Agriculture Education and Technology Honors List
- College of Life Sciences and Agriculture Dean's List
- Prudential Spirit of Community Award
8/99 - Present: Specialist, Environmental Care Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
Responsible for extensive crew supervision. Served as a client-crew liaison and an on-site horticulturist.
5/99 - 7/99: Intern, Environmental Care Inc., Phoenix Arizona
Responsible for work in interior scape, landscape maintenance, irrigation maintenance and landscape construction areas.
1/95 - 5/97: Assistant Research Technician, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, National Small Grains Collection Unit, Maricopa, Arizona
Responsible for entering research data on small and large grains fields.
References Available upon request
Agriculture Resume - Sample 3
The candidate in the given resume has experience and training in poultry science. The experience highlights his administrative abilities as a manager, supervisor and superintendent.
1209 Cantrell Road,
Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone No: 501-372-4901
Email ID: email@example.com
Seeking a strong and respectable position in operations management in an upcoming organization
|Assistant Plant Manager||February 2001 to Present|
|Golden Poultry||Tyler, Texas|
Oversee all the aspects of the organization including profit and loss as well as budget. Manage 600+ employers over four shifts in an entire day.
- Implement sanitation inspection
- Increased plant yield by 1.6%
|Plant Superintendent||1998 to 2001|
|Morgan Poultry||Little Rock, AR|
Directly responsible for all phases of production over an eight department complex. Oversee 250+ employees. Coordinate production with sales department. Handle U.S.D.A relations while maintaining high yield.
- Increased line efficiency by 25%
- Reduced turnover rate by 15%
|Production Supervisor||1994 to 1998|
|Family Pride Poultry||Little Rock, AR|
- Managed a crew of 60 people.
|Quality Control||1993 to 1994|
|Family Pride Poultry||Little Rock, AR|
- Implemented a new sanitation program to increase productivity.
- Provide regular relevant reports and statistics.
Bachelors Degree, Poultry Science - University of Arkansas