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Seed Production Field Supervisor

Coordinate activities of Farmers engaged in producing seed stocks.

What does a Seed Production Field Supervisor do?

Coordinates activities of FARMERS engaged in producing seed stocks for commercial seed companies: Inspects and analyzes soil and water supplies of farm and studies wind currents, land contours, and windbreaks to plan production areas for effective utilization of land, prevention of cross-pollination, and avoid recurrence of previously planted crops. Distributes seed stock to FARMERS and specifies areas and number of acres to be planted. Gives instructions to workers engaged in cultivation procedures, such as fertilization, tilling, and detasseling. Determines harvesting dates and methods of harvesting. Plans and directs storage and shipment of harvested seed crop to ensure protection of seed life.