Groton, NY, Tompkins County
Open Tillable Acres
Wooded (or other) Acres
Condition & Current Use
Buildings are in fair/good repair, mostly timber-framed.
Fields are worked/rented each year. Oats/corn/wheat rotation on tilled ground, 30 acres of hay ground.
20-30 acres fenced with high-tensile fencing.
Hedgerows and forest areas are intact.
Farm History & Past Use
Was a dairy farm with some cash crops. Milked 120 cows. Grew oats, wheat, beans.
Looking for a buyer to purchase and take control of all but the owner-occupied house, and farm land as desired. Important to maintain hedgerows and intact forest. Otherwise all options for farming systems are open.
Sale Price or Estimated Market Value
Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?
Livestock / Crops Description
Currently fields are worked/rented each year. Oats/corn/wheat rotation on tilled ground, 30 acres of hay ground. All 100 acres tillable.
Currently 17 cattle, mostly sold and moving out.
Full line of equipment, not new but taken care of. Corn picker, corn chopper, 4 tractors (75-150 hp), plows, combine (needs bearing), grain augur, gravity boxes (4), bale throw wagons, 2 balers.
20-30 acres of high tensile electric in good/excellent condition. Installed around 2020.
3 wells, one artesian with high flow. Others around 8 gpm. Pipes to pasture are not functional. Livestock also drink from creek.
Barns for Equipment/Storage
Free stall barn with heifers, upright silos. Bunk feeder. 70 stalls. Hasn't been used in a while.
Barn with piped water.
Tool shed/shop. Two other storage buildings.
All in fair/good condition - frames and roofs are in good shape, except one storage barn.
Two farm houses, one available now (currently rented out), in fair/good condition; other would be retained until owner passes.
Additional Property Information
Important to maintain hedgerows and intact forest. Otherwise all options for farming systems are open.
Is the Property Conserved
Current Land Zoning
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?
Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?
Additional Information About This Property
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