Farm-Fish-Forest Management

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers.

Educational Requirements

for Supervisors and Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent.


Examples of the knowledge needed for success in this occupation is listed below, in order of importance. This information comes from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET).
  • Mechanical: Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Administration and Management: Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.


Examples of the skills needed for success in this occupation are listed below, in order of importance.
  • Monitoring: Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.
  • Speaking: Talking to others.
  • Time Management: Managing your time and the time of other people.
  • Active Listening: Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.
  • Management of Personnel Resources: Selecting and managing the best workers for a job.


Examples of the abilities needed for success in this occupation are listed below, in order of importance.
  • Oral Expression: Communicating by speaking.
  • Near Vision: Seeing details up close.
  • Problem Sensitivity: Noticing when problems happen.
  • Oral Comprehension: Listening and understanding what people say.
  • Inductive Reasoning: Making general rules or coming up with answers from lots of detailed information.

Detailed Work Activities

Examples of the detailed work activities involved with this occupation are listed below, in order of importance.
  • Inspect products or operations to ensure that standards are met.
  • Determine forestry techniques or methods.
  • Monitor animal behavior or condition.
  • Train workers in farming, forestry, or hunting techniques.
  • Assign duties or work schedules to employees.