Russia, NY, Herkimer County
Open Tillable Acres
Wooded (or other) Acres
Condition & Current Use
- Tillable land (~130 acres) has been leased and managed for certified organic hay.
- Approximately 8 acres fenced for livestock.
- 100+ acres of contiguous pasture and woodlands .
Farm History & Past Use
The farm has been in the family since early 1800s; it has historically been primarily a dairy until the 1970s when it was used for a beef cow/calf operation. For the past decade the land has been leased to neighboring organic dairies.
Current owners are seeking long-term lease, partnership, or other relationship.
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?
Livestock / Crops Description
To be discussed. Property is in Herkimer county, about 15 miles north of Utica. Best suited for hay and pasture, but the owners are interested in new and innovative uses of the land. There are a number of wooded and potential pasture acres also owned in addition the 130 open and tillable acreage.
Preferred Farming Method
Barns for Equipment/Storage
Older barn with substantial hay/equipment storage capacity. Has both water and electric access.
Two-bedroom house on property currently occupied but may be available in future.
Additional Property Information
Land is currently certified organic and owners wish to maintain that certification.