Turf Grower

Plant, cultivate and harvest turf.

Overview

Turf growers manage to the production of pre-cultivated turf. They use farm equipment for planting and harvesting.

Work is on farms and is generally in rural areas.

Suits people who work well within a team and have the ability operate and control farm equipment. Basic English and an interest in farm production and agriculture are helpful.

Day-to-day

  • select and plant seeds
  • cultivate turf production by maintaining optimal growing conditions
  • mow, cut and roll turf for sale
  • assist with the sale and dispatch of produce
  • perform or oversee farming activities such as fertilising, mowing, watering, pest and weed control
  • maintain farm buildings, fences, equipment and water supply systems
  • keep and evaluate records of farming activities and plan production to meet market demands
  • may select, train and supervise staff and contractors.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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