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Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Advise farm groups or growers on land preparation or livestock care techniques that will maximize the quantity and quality of production.
Estimate land production possibilities, surveying property and studying factors such as crop rotation history, soil fertility, or irrigation facilities.
Sell supplies, such as seed, feed, fertilizers, or insecticides, arranging for loans or financing as necessary.
Coordinate or direct activities of workers engaged in cutting, transporting, storing, or milling products and maintaining records.
Examine or test crops or products to estimate their value, determine their grade, or locate any evidence of disease or insect damage.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS