Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Historically, the property was a small crop/livestock farm with a woodlot.The woodlot is undergoing a comprehensive forest management plan. Between 7-12 years ago the open fields stopped being hayed regularly. Fields needs some work, but landowner is willing to work with a farmer in order to see the land be used again.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
In the 1940's to 1970's, the property was a small crop/livestock farm with a woodlot. Apple cider was pressed on site, as well as non-commercial honey production.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Equipment available for sale or lease
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
There is a natural spring in the east field.
Masey Furgeson four-wheel drive tractor with brush hog.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
The land right now would be best suited for corn or hay production as it has been fallow the last few years. It could potentially be transitioned to another type of agriculture.
Price for lease per acre:
Name your price
Description of tenure options:
Lease only. Landowner would like the farmer to qualify the land for an ag assesment.
Current land zoning:
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Property has been fallow so could be used for organic production.
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:
Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:
Any additional information about this property:
The property is ripe for opportunity. Crops would require much work on the fields, so lease price would be reflective of this. Great set up for forest products such as shitake mushrooms.