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Property Location
Darrow Rd, Duanesburg, NY
[Schenectady County]
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112 acres available
42 open acres for farming
70 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Burdett and related soils BvB, BuC, NuC; sloped; areas of poor drainage; rocky areas.

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

Land probably best for grazing or haying.  Most fields sloped, prone to wet areas.  Larger fields have diversion ditches.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Horses 1960-2000, small dairy before that, farm buildings date from 1907, farm was established circa 1850.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

The farm has a number of ponds and shallow wells.  Municipal waterline along road.

Barns/structures description:

3 barn structures of various sizes, largest could be rehabbed for horses or small livestock at ground level.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

Most recently used as a horse farm, historically was a small dairy operation.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Price for lease per acre:

tbd

Description of tenure options:

Don't wish to sell at this time, lease preferred

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

No restrictions per se, but ag use needs to account for areas of wet soils and slopes. 

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

Yes

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

Negotiable