A dairy farm employee assists in daily operations on the farm. This can include milking, calving, feeding and breeding.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A high school diploma is required. Although it is not always required associates degree in animal science or animal husbandry would be recommended.
To pursue a career as a dairy farm worker:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, animal science, biology, mathematics and chemistry.
Where can I work?
As a farm worker you have the ability to work for different sizes of farms. You may work for a small cow/calf operation or you may work for a larger dairy.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a dairy farm worker will be good over the next five years.
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