2132-Farming, Forestry and Fisheries Advisers

Job Title: 

Farming, Forestry and Fisheries Advisers

Job Description: 

Farming, forestry and fisheries advisers study and provide assistance and advice on farm, forestry and fisheries management, including cultivation, fertilisation, harvesting, soil erosion and composition, disease prevention, nutrition, crop rotation and marketing. They develop techniques for increasing productivity, and study and develop plans and policies for land and fisheries management.


Advising on livestock and crop disease, control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal husbandry and feeding programs

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Specific Occupations: 

213201 - Agriculture Consultant
Description : Advises farmers, agricultural businesses, rural industries and government on the production, processing and distribution of farm products.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Agriculture Advisor, Agriculture Economic Advisor, Agriculture Extension Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Agriculture Mentor, Animal Husbandry Consultant / Advisor, Farm Consultant / Advisor, Farm Economic Techniques Advisor, Field Husbandry Consultant / Advisor, Floriculture Consultant / Advisor, Horticulture Consultant / Advisor, Landcare Officer, Orchard Consultant, Pasture Consultant, Vegetable Consultant

213202 - Agricultural Scientist
Description : Studies commercial plants, animals and cultivation techniques to enhance the productivity of farms and agricultural industries.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Agricultural Immunologist, Agronomist, Agrostologist, Animal Husbandry Scientist, Animal Nutritionist, Companion Animal Nutritionist, Farming Scientist, Plant / Seed Breeder, Plant Biologist / Ecologist / Toxicologist, Plant Pathologist, Plant Pathology Manager, Plant Physiologist, Plant Production Scientist, Pomologist, Quarantine Scientist, Seed Analyst, Seed Product Developer, Seed Production Agronomist, Seed Production Horticulturist, Soil and Plant Scientists

213203 - Forest Scientist
Description : Studies, develops and manages forest areas to increase forest productivity, maintain commercial and recreational uses, conserve flora and fauna, and protect against fire, pests and diseases.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Forest Pathologist, Forest Ranger, Forestry Advisor, Forestry Consultant, Forestry Extension Officer, Forestry Fire Specialist, Forestry Researcher, Silviculturist, Wood Scientist, Wood Technologist

213204 - Wine Maker
Description : Plans, supervises and coordinates the production of wine or spirits from selected varieties of grapes.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Oenologist, Wine Blender

213205 - Food and Beverage Scientist
Description : Studies the physical and chemical properties of food and beverages and develops new and improved food and beverage products, and sets standards for producing, packaging and marketing food and beverages.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Food and Drink Technologist, Food Chemist / Engineer, Food Quality Consultant, Food Safety Standards Auditor, Food Safety Standards Manager, Food Sanitation and Safety Inspector, Food Technologist, Food Technology Advisor, Milling Nutritionist, Protein Development Technologist

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa