What Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Do
Purchase farm products either for further processing or resale. Includes tree farm contractors, grain brokers and market operators, grain buyers, and tobacco buyers. May negotiate contracts.
Other Job Titles Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products May Have
Buyer, Grain Buyer, Grain Merchandiser, Purchasing Agent
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Purchase, for further processing or for resale, farm products, such as milk, grains, or Christmas trees. Arrange for processing or resale of purchased products. Negotiate contracts with farmers for the production or purchase of farm products. Arrange for transportation or storage of purchased products. Maintain records of business transactions and product inventories, reporting data to companies or government agencies as necessary. See More
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