Buskirk, NY, Washington County
Open Tillable Acres
Wooded (or other) Acres
Condition & Current Use
44 acres have been grazed continually for 30 + years. Recently leased/grazed for 2 years (farmer has now purchased additional land and no longer needs this). Can be organic as no pesticides or herbicides used ever. Incoming farmer must use MIG or rotational grazing methods.
Farm History & Past Use
Some broadcast mixed grass seed has been applied in some fields over time. Natural grasses and plants are established. No pesticides or herbicides used and fly control using parasitic wasps.Long term pasture for beef breed: Initially for herefords, then belted Galloway until 2019. Leased in May 2019 for seasonal grazing.
Long-term lease preferred.
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?
Livestock / Crops Description
Looking for someone interested in grazing for the spring-fall season. The farm has been grazed through the last 40+ years. No pesticides or herbicides used so could be certified organic. Do not want tillage/cropping as the fields have established mixed grass/clover/native plant cover. Farmer must use MIG or rotational grazing methods.
High tensile fencing around perimeter and some internal paddocks.
Frost free hydrant from good well. Water lines were garden hoses which were laid down in spring and stored during the winter. Can be included in lease.
Additional Property Information
Grazing only. No cropping, pesticide or herbicide applications. Farmer must use MIG or rotational grazing methods.
Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?
Additional Information About This Property
Some areas can be wet seasonally. A portion of the acreage has trees within for natural shade options. Conservation Plan prepared by NRCS for a 30 cow head beef cattle. Cattle chute available.