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Farm and Home Management Advisors

Farm and Home Management Advisors

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Farm and Home Management Advisors Description

Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisors, home economists, and extension service advisors.

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Farm and Home Management Advisors Tasks
Core Tasks
  • Prepare and distribute leaflets, pamphlets, and visual aids for educational and informational purposes.
  • Collaborate with producers in order to diagnose and prevent management and production problems.
  • Conduct classes or deliver lectures on subjects such as nutrition, home management, and farming techniques.
  • Advise farmers and demonstrate techniques in areas such as feeding and health maintenance of livestock, growing and harvesting practices, and financial planning.
  • Research information requested by farmers.
  • Collect and evaluate data in order to determine community program needs.
  • Maintain records of services provided and the effects of advice given.
  • Schedule and make regular visits to farmers.
  • Organize, advise, and participate in community activities and organizations such as county and state fair events and 4-H Clubs.
  • Collaborate with social service and health care professionals in order to advise individuals and families on home management practices such as budget planning, meal preparation, and time management.
  • Conduct field demonstrations of new products, techniques, or services.
  • Conduct agricultural research, analyze data, and prepare research reports.
  • Act as an advocate for farmers or farmers' groups.
Supplemental Tasks
  • Set and monitor production targets.
  • Provide direct assistance to farmers by performing activities such as purchasing or selling products and supplies, supervising properties, and collecting soil and herbage samples for testing.

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