Buckley Farms, LLC

Copake, NY, Columbia County

For Lease Farm Management Other Tenure Agreement
Updated

Acres Available

35

Open Tillable Acres

35

Wooded (or other) Acres

35

Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
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Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
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Livestock Permitted

  • black outline cow icon Cattle - Beef
  • black outline dairy icon Cattle - Dairy
  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
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Condition & Current Use

The property is currently used for haying and for horses.

 

Soil Types

Please see attached soils report. Boundary line in the report is not exact. Soils are mostly Stockbridge Silt Loam (StC , StD).

Farm History & Past Use

Livestock and agriculture farming

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

For Lease Farm Management Other Tenure Agreement

We have a studio apartment available that we are seeking to rent to someone who is interested in both farming our land and a work trade situation for free rent.  Farmer would need to be able to demonstrate $10,000 per year of gross profit from farming.  Experiences with horses is greatly desired.  

Price for Lease Per Acre

To be negotiated

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

Negotiable

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

Yes

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

We have no restrictions.  We love animals and crops.

Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline hay icon Hay

Livestock Permitted

  • black outline cow icon Cattle - Beef
  • black outline dairy icon Cattle - Dairy
  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
  • Black outline of a bee Bees
  • black outline llama icon Other Livestock

Preferred Farming Method

Biodynamic Conventional Organic (certified) Organic (not certified) Regenerative/Sustainable

Farm Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Fencing

There are various areas that are fenced.  More fencing can be provided.

Water Access

There is running well water available

Barns for Equipment/Storage

Shared barn for equipment

Farmer Housing

Studio apartment

Additional Property Information

We are looking to share our farm with someone, not simply lease out.  We utilize the farm for our animals as well.  We are seeking a partnership where there would be a work trade scenario and shared vision and priorities.  

Is the Property Conserved

Yes

Current Land Zoning

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?

Unsure

Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?

Negotiable

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