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Agricultural/horticultural scientists study farm animals, soils, pastures and crops to improve growth, health and quality, and to prevent pests and disease.
Agricultural/horticultural consultants advise farmers, growers and organisations on business, production and land management solutions.
Beekeepers look after beehives in apiaries that produce honey, wax, pollen and other bee products. They may also offer pollination services to horticultural and seed crop producers.
Arborists plant and remove trees, prune branches and treat disease.
Farmers/farm managers manage and work on farms. Farmers own or lease the land, while farm managers operate farms for farm owners.
Farm assistants help farmers with a variety of tasks, including raising and caring for animals, repairs and maintenance, tractor work and other farming activities.
Kaiahuwhenua Miraka Kau
Dairy farmers plan and manage milk production by cows, maintain pasture and monitor environmental impacts on farms.
Crop workers assist with the growing and harvesting of fruit, vegetables and other produce on farms, market gardens, orchards and vineyards.
Wool classers sort wool into categories. They ensure wool is clean, identified and documented for sale.
Kaihoahoa Whakapaipai Whenua
Landscapers design, develop, maintain and remodel gardens and landscapes.
Gardeners plant and maintain lawns, trees, shrubs and flowers in public or private gardens and parks.
Māngai Taiao Ahuwhenua
Agricultural/horticultural field representatives sell products such as farm equipment, and advise clients on crop and livestock management.
Groundspeople are in charge of the turf (grass), tracks and pitches at sports fields, golf courses, public areas, schools and racecourses.
Nursery growers/workers grow young plants, flowers, trees and shrubs for sale or for use in parks and gardens.
Kaimahi Whare Putunga
Packhouse workers grade, pack and store fruit, vegetables and other produce in packhouses.
Shearers cut the wool from sheep with clippers.
Kaiahuwhenua Huangakai/Kaiwhakahaere Huangakai
Crop farmers/managers plan and manage plant production on farms and in vineyards and hothouses.
Kaipāmu Uru Hua Rākau/Kaiwhakahaere Uru Hua Rākau
Orchard farmers/managers plan and manage fruit and nut production in orchards.
Kaiāwhina Pāmu Kau
Dairy farm assistants help farmers with a variety of tasks, including caring for and milking cows, repairs and maintenance, and other farming activities.
Kaiwhakahaere Mīraka Kau
Sharemilkers either milk a dairy farmer's cows for a profit share, or own a herd of cows and milk them on an owner's land for a profit share.
Kaiwhakahaere Māpu Kau
Dairy herd managers run daily dairy farming operations such as feeding and milking cows, monitoring animal health and environmental management.
Kaiwhakahaere Pāmu Kau
Dairy farm managers manage farming operations and staff for dairy farm owners.
Viticulturists grow and harvest grapes from grapevines, and manage vineyards.
Agricultural technicians perform tests and experiments, and provide technical support to assist agricultural scientists in areas such as research, production, servicing and marketing.
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