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Organic Farmers

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Experience working on a farm under the guidance of a veteran farmer is desirable, and growing up in a farm family is a distinct advantage. Mechanical skills and physical strength are needed to do the heavy lifting and machine maintenance required on the job. Business skills are necesssary to determine the best allocation of resources, keep track of income and expenses, monitor changing prices, plan ahead to take advantage of changing supplies and demand, and serve as sales agent for livestock and crops.

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