The average pay for a Field Crop Farmer is $49,339 a year and $24 an hour in Maine, United States.
The average salary range for a Field Crop Farmer is between $36,140 and $60,384.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maine, United States.
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Plants, cultivates, and harvests field crops, such as wheat, barley, alfalfa, cotton, hops, peanuts, mint, sugarcane, and tobacco, applying knowledge of growth characteristics of individual crop, and soil, climate, and market conditions.
Ascertains acreage to be tilled and varieties and quantities of plants to be grown.
Picks and purchases seeds or plant stock and farm machinery, implements, and supplies.
Decides when and how to plant, cultivate, and irrigate plants and harvest crops, applying knowledge of plant culture.
Attaches farm implements, such as plow, disc, and seed drill to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil and plant and cultivate crops.
Drives and operates farm machinery to spray fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides and haul harvested crops.
Hires, assigns duties to, and oversees activities of farm workers.
Demonstrates and explains farm work techniques and safety regulations to new workers.
Maintains employee and financial records.
Arranges with buyers for sale and shipment of crop.
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