Detasseling Crew Supervisor

Manage workers engaged in breaking and pulling tassels from corn plants.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Detasseling Crew Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in breaking and pulling tassels from corn plants: Directs crewmembers in methods of pulling tassels and stems from corn plants. Designates rows of corn to be detasseled so that ears of corn will be pollenized by tassels of adjacent rows of corn. Records detasseling time and acreage covered. May direct workers in method of pulling corn suckers. May recruit crewmembers and transport them to fields. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Detasseling Crew Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Detasseling Crew

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