A crop production manager is responsible for the coordination and management of agricultural crop production and implementing procedures to improve the quality and efficiency of crop production. Job responsibilities of a crop production manager include coordinating production activities such as harvesting, irrigation, planting, and chemical application, coordinating growing activities, inspecting the crop to ensure quality, spraying of pesticides to eliminate pests, analyzing soil conditions to determine crop-acre allocations, maintaining record of production levels, maintenance of crop equipment and machinery, and determining possible improvements for increased crop production and quality.
A bachelor's degree in agriculture or a related field is typically required to be a crop production manager. Helpful job skills include good communication skills, good critical thinking skills, decisive decision making, good organizational skills, time management skills, ability to learn on the job, and knowledge of farming. The future job market outlook of a crop production manager is declining.