Duty Area H:
CSA Grower/Manager DUTY/TASK LIST Duty Area H: Respond to Environmental Variables Monitor growing environment Check weather forecast (e.g., short, long range) Scout for pests Evaluate pest damage Determine protective measures for crops Apply row covers ...
Duty Area F:
CSA Grower/Manager DUTY/TASK LIST Duty Area F: Prepare Soil/Growing Medium for Planting Prepare samples for testing (e.g., soil, water) Develop fertility program (e.g., soil, water) Acquire fertility amendments (e.g., compost, minerals) Clean aquaponic ...
Duty Area E:
CSA Grower/Manager DUTY/TASK LIST Duty Area E: Maintain Equipment & Facilities Inspect production equipment and facilities Repair production facilities Repair production equipment Upgrade inefficient equipment Calibrate production equipment Perfor ...
Duty Area D:
CSA Grower/Manager DUTY/TASK LIST Duty Area D: Plan Seasonal Crop Production Review past production records Develop crop plan with other farmers Establish crop planting schedule Design field layout (e.g., crop rotation, succession planting) Determine ...
Duty Area C:
CSA Grower/Manager DUTY/TASK LIST Duty Area C: Manage Office Functions Establish product listing and cost Update packing and delivery order Edit newsletter Print Newsletter Develop office forms (e.g., application, liability) Coordinate customer satisfac ...
Duty Area B:
CSA Grower/Manager DUTY/TASK LIST Duty Area B: Provide Customer Service & Public Relations Provide customer service training to employees Respond to customer concerns (e.g., email, phone calls) Conduct pre- and post-season surveys Conduct site tou ...
Duty Area A:
CSA Grower/Manager DUTY/TASK LIST Duty Area A: Develop business plan 1 Develop business plan 2 Develop marketing plan 5 Maintain website 6 Prepare flyer and brochures 7 Identify funding mechanisms (e.g., loans, member-ships, grants) 8 Conduct outreach a ...
Stress & Disease
Stress and Disease Stress is an unavoidable component of the finfish aquaculture environment. Fish under intensive culture conditions are usually exposed to repeated acute stress, and in some instances to chronic stress due to normal husbandry practices, ...
Genetic Breeding The greatest problem currently facing aquaculture and fisheries is genetic degradation of broodstock; this is due to the harmful effects of inbreeding of broodstocks as commercial aquaculture production increases. Genetic improvement of a ...
Genetics & Genomics
Genetics and Genomics Aquaculture is far behind from the terrestrial agricultural species in the application of modern selection procedures and limited information is known about the genetic basis for different economically important traits in aquaculture ...