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Aerial applicator Pilot Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Pilot airplane or helicopter, at low altitudes, over agricultural fields to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides
  • Pilot aircraft over field, or drives to field, or studies maps to become acquainted with obstacles or hazards, like air turbulence, hedgerows and hills, peculiar to particular field
  • Arrange for warning signals to be posted
  • Notify livestock owners to move livestock from property over which harmful material may drift
  • Signal Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture 409.667-010 to load aircraft
  • Pilot aircraft to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides, and observes field markers and flag waved by Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture on ground to prevent overlaps of application to make sure coverage of field
  • May be accompanied by property owner when piloting aircraft to survey field
  • May specialize in application of pesticides be designated Pest-Control Pilot agriculture .

Aerial Planting And Cultivation Manager Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Manage operations of aerial seed sowing crop dusting establishment
  • Negotiate contracts with farm personnel to sow seeds of specified varieties or to spray or dust fields or crops with specified agricultural chemicals
  • Confer with Airplane Pilot agriculture 196.263-010 for defining materials & conditions required to meet terms of contract and schedules flights according to factors, like client requests, weather conditions, aircraft availability and legal safety considerations
  • Monitor Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture 409.667-010 mixing chemicals, loading chemicals and seeds into hopper of aircraft, and indicating flight passes to pilot from ground to make sure efficient safe operations
  • Purchase seeds chemicals from suppliers
  • Oversee repair and maintenance of aircraft and contracts for repair maintenance of hangars, runway, and related company facilities
  • Maintain records for billing payroll purposes
  • Initiate personnel actions, like hiring, firing, and disciplining workers.

Agricultural aircraft Pilot Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Pilot airplane or helicopter, at low altitudes, over agricultural fields to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides
  • Pilot aircraft over field, or drives to field, or studies maps to become acquainted with obstacles or hazards, like air turbulence, hedgerows and hills, peculiar to particular field
  • Arrange for warning signals to be posted
  • Notify livestock owners to move livestock from property over which harmful material may drift
  • Signal Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture 409.667-010 to load aircraft
  • Pilot aircraft to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides, and observes field markers and flag waved by Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture on ground to prevent overlaps of application to make sure coverage of field
  • May be accompanied by property owner when piloting aircraft to survey field
  • May specialize in application of pesticides be designated Pest-Control Pilot agriculture .

Aircraft Pilot Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Pilot airplane or helicopter, at low altitudes, over agricultural fields to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides
  • Pilot aircraft over field, or drives to field, or studies maps to become acquainted with obstacles or hazards, like air turbulence, hedgerows and hills, peculiar to particular field
  • Arrange for warning signals to be posted
  • Notify livestock owners to move livestock from property over which harmful material may drift
  • Signal Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture 409.667-010 to load aircraft
  • Pilot aircraft to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides, and observes field markers and flag waved by Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture on ground to prevent overlaps of application to make sure coverage of field
  • May be accompanied by property owner when piloting aircraft to survey field
  • May specialize in application of pesticides be designated Pest-Control Pilot agriculture .

Airplane Pilot Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Pilot airplane or helicopter, at low altitudes, over agricultural fields to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides
  • Pilot aircraft over field, or drives to field, or studies maps to become acquainted with obstacles or hazards, like air turbulence, hedgerows and hills, peculiar to particular field
  • Arrange for warning signals to be posted
  • Notify livestock owners to move livestock from property over which harmful material may drift
  • Signal Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture 409.667-010 to load aircraft
  • Pilot aircraft to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides, and observes field markers and flag waved by Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture on ground to prevent overlaps of application to make sure coverage of field
  • May be accompanied by property owner when piloting aircraft to survey field
  • May specialize in application of pesticides be designated Pest-Control Pilot agriculture .

Airplane Pilot Crop Dusting Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Pilot airplane or helicopter, at low altitudes, over agricultural fields to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides
  • Pilot aircraft over field, or drives to field, or studies maps to become acquainted with obstacles or hazards, like air turbulence, hedgerows and hills, peculiar to particular field
  • Arrange for warning signals to be posted
  • Notify livestock owners to move livestock from property over which harmful material may drift
  • Signal Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture 409.667-010 to load aircraft
  • Pilot aircraft to dust or spray fields with seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides, and observes field markers and flag waved by Airplane-Pilot Helper agriculture on ground to prevent overlaps of application to make sure coverage of field
  • May be accompanied by property owner when piloting aircraft to survey field
  • May specialize in application of pesticides be designated Pest-Control Pilot agriculture .

Airplane pilot Helper Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Perform any combination of following duties to provide ground support for Airplane Pilot agriculture 196.263-010 engaged in aerial seeding and fertilizing of fields dusting of crops
  • Mix fertilizers pesticides according to prescribed formulas and loads seeds, fertilizers, or pesticides onto airplane
  • Pour or pumps materials seeds into feed hopper of airplane
  • Signal pilot when propeller is clear of people and obstructions to take off to dust or spray fields
  • Wave flag or stands on edge of field to mark flight passes for pilot to prevent skips overlaps.

Apiarist Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Raise bees to produce honey pollinate crops
  • Assemble beehives, using handtools
  • Arrange with sellers for purchases of honeybee colonies
  • Insert honeycomb of bees into beehive or inducts wild swarming bees into hive of prepared honeycomb frames
  • Place screen plug in hive entrance to confine bees and sets hive in orchard, clover field, or near other source of nectar pollen
  • Force bees from hive, using smoke pot or by placing carbolic acid soaked pad over hive to inspect hive to harvest honeycombs
  • Scrape out parasites, like wax moth larvae, and removes vermin, like birds mice
  • Collect royal jelly from queen bee cells for sale as base for cosmetics as health food
  • Destroy superfluous queen bee cells to prevent division of colony by swarming
  • Destroy diseased bee colonies, using cyanide gas
  • Burn hive of diseased bee colony or sterilizes hive, using caustic soda solution
  • Uncap harvested honeycombs extracts honey
  • Arrange with buyers for sale of honey
  • May cultivate bees to produce bee colonies and queen bees for sale be designated Bee Producer agriculture , Queen Producer agriculture .

Apple packing Header Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Affix lids on apple-filled barrels, using foot-operated or power-driven press, or hand mallet coopers iron
  • May rearrange top layer of fruit to make lid fit properly
  • May fasten lids on other containers.

Artificial breeding Distributor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Manage distributorship concerned with collecting and packaging bull semen inseminating cows
  • Hire, trains and supervises Artificial-Breeding Technician agriculture
  • Prepare & issues advertising, speaks at farm organization meetings and judges cattle shows to develop contacts with potential farmer-customers to promote artificial breeding of cattle
  • Train technicians in product knowledge, artificial insemination methods, and sales techniques
  • Organize and coordinates sales and service functions and publishes material to motivate technicians inform them of current breeding developments
  • Keep customers accounts and breeding herd records for distributorship
  • Order supplies, equipment, and promotional materials for technicians
  • May perform breeding services.

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