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What Does a Farm Manager Do?

Do you have an interest in agriculture? Does farming either crops or livestock interest you? Is food security important to you? Do you want to know where your food comes from and how it was produced? Do you enjoy monitoring staff, livestock, and corps? 

The farm manager will also be responsible for general maintenance and administrative duties on the farm. They ensure that every dollar is maximized to help the bottom line. They need to oversee the budget and ensure that accurate financial and administrative records are maintained. 

If this seems interesting to you, check out Unity College’s B.S. in Sustainable Business Management Sustainable Food and Farming.

Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Manger Fast Facts

Recommended Education 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree
Median Salary (2019) $71,160 per year
Workers Employed in U.S. (2018) 975,400

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018