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Property Location
Russia, NY
[Herkimer County]
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130 acres available
130 open acres for farming
130 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Broadalbin, Mosherville

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

This property is currently leased and managed for certified organic hay. There is not an immediate opportunity to lease the property as the contract is still intact with the organic farmer. Approximately 8 acres fenced.  

Farm history / past uses of the property:

In the family since early 1800s. Was a dairy until the 70s-80s when it transitioned to a beef cow/calf operation. Been hayed by a local dairy since then. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Fencing description:

Stock fencing.

Water access description:

Gravity springfed

Barns/structures description:

Older barn with substantial hay/equipment storage capacity. Has both water and electric access. 

Farmer housing description:

There is a tenant house on property that may become available. Not currently open. 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

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

Livestock/crops description :

To be discussed. Property is in the northern part of Herkimer county about 15 miles from Utica. Best suited for crops and hay, but would be open to discussing new and innovative uses of the land. There are a number of wooded acres also owned in addition the 130 open and tillable acreage. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, Partnership

Description of tenure options:

Seeking long-term lease or partnership.

Additional Information

Conservation status:


Current land zoning:


Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:


Preferred farming method:

Organic (certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Property is certified organic and would like to keep the certification. 

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?: