An agribusiness manager is responsible for the business operations of a farm and provides leadership, delegation and planning to the responsibilities and duties of the business. Job responsibilities of an agribusiness manager include management of everyday business functions such as production, packaging, marketing and sales, hiring and training workers, maintaining and developing good relationships with new and old clients, overseeing and developing the implementation of new business practices to enhance efficiency, coordinating and maintaining record keeping databases, and arranging the spraying of pesticides if needed.
A bachelorâ€™s degree in business administration, agriculture, or a related field is necessary to be an agribusiness manager. Helpful job skills include great communication skills (both verbal and written), ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills, good problem-solving skills, decision-making skills, and knowledge of the agriculture industry. The future job market outlook for an agribusiness manager is declining steadily.