Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers

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Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers

Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to both grow crops and breed and raise livestock.

Fun facts

  • Stable Future Growth
  • NA Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 84% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 25% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by mixed crop and livestock farmers. A few are listed below:

  • planning and coordinating the production and marketing of crops and livestock
  • breeding and raising livestock for the production of meat, wool, skins, milk or eggs, and growing grain, seed crops, vegetables, fruit or nuts
  • monitoring and maintaining the health and condition of livestock
  • providing pastures and fodder to maintain appropriate nutritional levels
  • selecting and purchasing seed for planting, planning and implementing breeding programs
  • directing and overseeing general farming activities such as fertilising, and pest and weed control
  • maintaining farm buildings, fences, equipment and water supply systems
  • organising the sale, purchase and transportation of livestock and produce
  • maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
  • managing business capital, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
  • may select, train and supervise staff and contractors

Specific occupations

  • Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer
  • Farmer and Grazier
  • Sheep and Wheat Farmer
  • Cattle and Wheat Farmer