Maize Cultivator

Maize Cultivator

Maize Farmer: The Maize Farmer manages the planting and harvesting of maize crops on a given plot of land. The maize farmer also manages to sell the harvested maize. Short job description: A person at work does planting maize at the farm level. That person is responsible for harvesting the corn crop. A maize farmer needs to change the recommended practices of a particular agricultural area, soil type, rain pattern and weather conditions to get the best yield Your Qualities: A maize grower must have good physical strength and the ability to do manual labor. One must be able to manage staff groups and must have good organizational skills. He must be able to maintain human relations, quality of work and productivity.

Prepare seed for maize Maize Cultivator:

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. identify and select the appropriate seed depending on agricultural conditions, climate, soil type and yield required Seed purchase In order to be effective, the user / individual must be able to: PC2. identify the various sources of seed procurement (government, private vendors) and select the right vendors certified PC3. find the appropriate seed quality in parameters such as starch content, shelves, protein content, paper suitability, expected yield, soil type utilization and PC4 planting time. know the normal prices for different varieties of PC5 seeds. buy the right seed for PC6. identify the appropriate seed storage facility that sends PC7 for purchase. store seeds (if there is time left between purchase and planting) in a suitable storage area and storage practice Seed treatment To be competent, the user / individual must be able to: PC8. find the type of maize seed threat that can deal with various pests and diseases depending on the agricultural conditions of PC9. find the right seed treatment method to use as PC10 for fungal treatment. find the appropriate fungicides and other suitable chemicals that will be used for PC11 treatment. treat seeds with the right amount of recommended chemicals Health and safety precautions To be effective, the user / individual must be able to: PC12. read the safety measures in the study materials provided by PC13 for pesticides. stay tuned for all necessary first-aid services as suggested by PC14 safety measures. use all necessary security features and follow all PC15 security measures. avoid any injury while using / applying the pesticide

A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes):

The user / person at work needs to know and understand:
KA1. applicable laws, standards, policies, and procedures in the workplace
KA2. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to the workplace
KA3. your role and responsibilities and related resources
work
KA4. who can request assistance with work-related information,
clarification and support
KA5. the importance of adhering to health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and
the impact of non-compliance with consumer and business standards
KA6. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work

Technical Knowledge Maize Cultivator :

The individual on the job needs to know and understand: KB1. ago climatic conditions of the place of maize cultivation KB2. the soil type of the place of cultivation KB3. the prevalent diseases and pests in the area KB4. the suitable time to plant the maize based on the precipitation, humidity, etc KB5. duration of various varieties KB6. yield of the various varieties KB7. expected yield from the seed KB8. resistance and susceptibility to various pests and diseases KB9. resistance to various biotic and a biotic stress KB10. uses and harmful effects of various chemicals KB11. safe methods of handling the chemicals KB12. first aid to the exposure of humans to harmful effects of chemicals KB13. various sources of procuring true and pure seeds KB14. methods to assess the seed quality KB15. appropriate storage method for the seeds KB16. various pests and diseases that the maize seed can be susceptible to KB17. seed treatment techniques KB18. chemicals to be used in seed treatment, their properties and the quantities they should be applied in

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

Learning Skills The user / person at work needs to know and understand: how to do SA1. the latest varieties of corn by reading SA2 newspapers and magazines. up-to-date information on brochures, pamphlets, and information sheets on SA3 sheets. read relevant newspapers / brochures SA4. read the risks of use and pollution listed on pesticide labels Oral communication (Listening and Speaking Skills)

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: how to use SA5. maintain an active working relationship SA6. liaising with others such as farmers, official / affected stakeholders SA7. seek advice from adults / professionals B. Professional l Decision Making Skills A user / employee needs to know and understand how to do it: SB1. decide on the affected SB2 work area. has decided on the number of seeds to be used for SB3. complete the variety and variety of SB4 seed treatment techniques. has decided on a business where seed purchases need to be made SB5. set up an appropriate seed storage system and Plan User / person at work you need to know and understand: how to make SB6. plan and organize nursery and field processes starting with soil preparation to SB7 harvest. organize meetings / protests with the Departments of Agriculture whenever the need for Customer Centricity The user / employee needs to know and understand: how to SB6. manage relationships with the worker and other neighboring farmers SB7. manage relationships with additional SB8 staff. participate in the crop fair / seminar / workshop SB9. attending retraining SB10. make and use SB11 exposure visits. work with botanists Troubleshooting Troubleshooting The user / person at work needs to know and understand: how to make SB12. think about the problem, explore possible solutions (s) and use the largest / best solution (s) SB13. Identify problems quickly and take solutions to delays. view and store the equipment and equipment needed for weed control SB15. monitor and maintain the equipment and equipment required for land preparation and direct planting / sowing. SB16. view and maintain the condition of the tools and equipment required for weed removal. use, analyze, and evaluate information collected from observation, experience, consultation, or communication,

Prepare land and sow maize Maize Cultivator:

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. plow the land by planting deep enough after harvesting the previous maize crop PC2. to provide appropriate trenches and ditches in the country to prevent water intrusion into the PC3 prepared area. to provide drains at appropriate times to drain water during the PC4 monsoon. standardized and standardized form Fertilizer and fertilizer application In order to use one’s skills, one must be able to: PC5. apply fertilizer and compost to the prepared soil in the correct PC6 dosage. enter the appropriate distance in the field provided for PC7. keep the correct p receive the right amount of seed to plant PC9 seeds. sow the seeds at the correct depth and space depending on the type of seed used PC10. practice pruning to ensure maximum growth and weed control for PC11. use suitable seed sowing tools such as seed drills and PC12 for planting with precision. note the use and details to be set for seed sowing machines

A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes):

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. applicable law, standards, policies, and procedures in the workplace KA2. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to workplace KA3. your job role and responsibilities and resources about KA4 work. who can request assistance to obtain work-related information, specifications and KA5 funding. the importance of compliance with health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumer and business KA6. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work

B. Technical Knowledge:

plough, disc plough, sub-coiler, tiller, harrows, cultivators, etc. KB2. importance of land leveling as per different methods of irrigation KB3. various methods of land preparation with ridges, furrows and their influence on the soil tilth KB4. advantages of the application of manures and past crop residues KB5. the properties and quantities of the bio fertilizers and manures to be applied KB6. the application techniques of the manures and past crop residues KB7. the pH values to be maintained KB8. seed rate KB9. Usage of appropriate machines and equipment’s KB10. intercropping species that can be done with maize KB11. the depth where maize seed has to be sown

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA1. write down the effects of various compost and their properties Learning Skills An employee needs to know and understand how to do this: SA2. discover the latest cornfields by reading SA3 newspapers and magazines. get the latest information by reading brochures, pamphlets, and product SA4. read relevant newspapers / brochures Oral communication (Listening and Speaking skills) A person at work needs to know and understand how to do this: SA5. Contact others such as officials from the Department of Agriculture / Extension Workers, Affiliate Farmers etc. SA6. collaborate with others on the required procedures SA7. understand the details and understand their meaning. B. Practicing Professional Skills To make that person at work they need to know and understand how to do it: SB1. make decisions about the affected workplace SB2. report potential areas of disruption to the SB3 process. the quantity of compost and other chemicals will be incorporated into the SB4 prepared field. Adoption of appropriate seed level Plan and edit A person at work needs to know and understand: how to make SB5. plan and plan timely weed management Customer Centricity A person on the job needs to know and understand how to do it: SB6. collaborate with partners to integrate SB7 work processes. work with consultant staff to update with the latest Troubleshooting Troubleshooting The user / employee needs to know and understand: how to SB8. to improve SB9 work processes. to increase the level of land prepared

Macro and micro nutrient management for field crops Maize Cultivator :

In order to be effective, each user / individual must be able to: PC1. take the sample as the recommended sample procedure from the PC2 court. dry the soil and prepare the samples as per PC3 process. pack, label and send to the nearest soil testing laboratory for PC4 analysis. compile soil analysis report on PC5 board. collect recommended recommended and inorganic fertilizer from the Department of Agriculture based on a soil analysis report Use of Organic and Organic Fertilizers In order to be effective, the user / individual must be able to: PC6. find the appropriate organic and inorganic fertilizers to use for PC7. configure PC8 fertilizer fields. mix fertilizer in the correct quantity for PC9. apply fertilizer at the right amount, time and growing season

A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes) Maize Cultivator :

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. applicable law, standards, policies, and procedures in the workplace KA2. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to workplace KA3. your job role and responsibilities and sources of work-related information KA4. who can request assistance to obtain work-related information, specifications and KA5 funding. the importance of compliance with health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumer and business KA6. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work

B. Technical Knowledge:

The individual on the job needs to know and understand: KB1. various procedures of soil sampling KB2. soil testing laboratories and various nutrients (macro and micro) that are analyzed KB3. components of soil analysis report KB4. recommendations based on the availability of various micro and KB5. macro nutrients in a given soil or crop sample KB6. soil types, their advantages and disadvantages with reference to the

Core Skills/ Generic Skills: Learning Skills A person at work needs to know and understand: how to do SA1. discover the latest crop management techniques by reading SA2 newspapers and magazines. get the latest information by reading the brochures, pamphlets, and information sheets of SA3 product. read relevant newspapers / brochures Oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The person at work needs to know and understand: SA4 method. maintaining effective working relationships with neighboring farmers SA5. communicating with others such as other farmers, relevant officials / stakeholders B. Making Professional Skills Making Decisions A person at work needs to know and understand: how to make SB1. use / use pesticides and pesticides included in SB2 nutrient management. the amount of chemicals that will be used in pest and disease-related pest management. plan for farmers during land reform and redeployment to avoid rising labor levels Customer Centricity A person at work needs to know and understand: how to SB4. collaborate with partners to integrate work processes to manage SB5 large and small nutrients. work with consultant staff to update with the latest strategies and understand the components of soil analysis reports Troubleshooting The user / person at work needs to know and understand: in SB6. to improve SB7 work processes. increasing pest quality and disease control included in SB8 gene management. to achieve a measure of the use of pesticides and disease controls included in nutrient management

Guidelines for Assessment:

  1. Criteria for assessment for each Qualification Pack will be created by the Sector Skill Council. Each Performance Criteria (PC) will be
    assigned marks proportional to its importance in NOS. SSC will also lay down proportion of marks for Theory and Skills Practical for
    each PC.
  2. The assessment for the theory part will be based on knowledge bank of questions created by the SSC.
  3. Assessment will be conducted for all compulsory NOS, and where applicable, on the selected elective/option NOS/set of NOS.
  4. Individual assessment agencies will create unique question papers for theory part for each candidate at each examination/training
    center (as per assessment criteria below).
  5. Individual assessment agencies will create unique evaluations for skill practical for every student at each examination/training
    center based on this criterion.
  6. To pass the Qualification Pack , every trainee should score a minimum of 70% of aggregate marks to successfully clear the
    assessment.
  7. In case of unsuccessful completion, the trainee may seek reassessment on the Qualification Pack.