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Property Location
Buskirk, NY
[Washington County]
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90 acres available
44 open acres for farming
45 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

BnC, ScB, BnB, ScA

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

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. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

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.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Fencing
  • Water access
  • Electrical Access

Fencing description:

 High tensile fencing around perimeter and some internal paddocks. 

Water access description:

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.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef

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.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Description of tenure options:

Long-term lease preferred.

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Grazing only. No cropping, pesticide or herbicide applications.   

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Negotiable

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

No

Any 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. 

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