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Property Location
Stiles Road, Penn Yan, NY
[Yates County]
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45 acres available
42 open acres for farming
3 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Honeoye , Lima

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

This is a turn key operation that you could start tomorrow if you wanted too! Farm is currently an operating Certified Organic Dairy with about 34 acres of permanent pasture and 8 acres of cropland farmed by the owner.  There is a dairy barn with 30 stalls currently in use, the milking system was renovated in 2015. 1 12' x 60 silo, 1 16'x60 silo  48x80 barn used primarily for livestock with a shop area on one end.  5 bedroom house.  All structures are roughly 15 years old and in good repair.  There are plans for a manure storage system and concreted barnyard areas to be installed during 2019. 

This property is part of a much larger, long term certified organic operation. Feed & unlimited Bedding are supplied by the larger farm and paid for on a per cwt basis. This is meant to promote high quality feed production. Manure is spread by the larger farm as part of the arrangement. Dry cows are boarded at the larger farm and heifers after being fed milk for 90 days.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Certified Organic for 10+ years, currently a functioning organic dairy

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Fencing description:

There is a complete high tensile perimeter fence new in 2015 with older permanent subdivision fences.

Water access description:

There is adequate well water for all livestock on the property as well as a large volume irrigation well for pasture irrigation.  The irrigation well may require some maintenance before it is fully functional

Barns/structures description:

Barn 48x80 with a concrete floor shop area 48x 20 on one end.  48x25 leanto on one end for small animals and storage. 48x18 leanto on opposite end concrete floor with headlocks currently used for youngstock

Dairy Barn 40x92 with 30 stalls and 2 youngstock/hospital pens.  Guttercleaner ramp new in 2015, milking system heavily reworked in 2015.  Full size loft for dry hay.  Silo/feed room with 1 12'x60' silo and 1 16'x60' silo.

5 bedroom house 

All buildings are in good repair and were built new about 15 years ago

Farmer housing description:

Barn 48x80 with a concrete floor shop area 48x 20 on one end.  48x25 leanto on one end for small animals and storage. 48x18 leanto on opposite end concrete floor with headlocks currently used for youngstock

Dairy Barn 40x92 with 30 stalls and 2 youngstock/hospital pens.  Guttercleaner ramp new in 2015, milking system heavily reworked in 2015.  Full size loft for dry hay.  Silo/feed room with 1 12'x60' silo and 1 16'x60' silo.

5 bedroom house 

All buildings are in good repair and were built new about 15 years ago

Equipment description:

Rissler Feed Cart, Case Skid Steer.  Equipment for field work not required as the farm comes with a feed & straw supply contract and manure spreading service. 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Grains, Hay

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Dairy

Livestock/crops description :

Farm must be operated as Certified Organic Dairy producing at least 15,000 lbs herd average, beyond that management is largely up to the tennant. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, For Lease

Price for lease per acre:

$1,800 a month

Description of tenure options:

Negotiable. Owner would ideally like to long term lease with feed supply contract & profit sharing (present situation and then inlcude the feed supply contract & profit sharing (present situation). Cows, housing, and equipemnt are all included. For someone not interested in leasing a farm management arangement would be possible.

Longer Term lease to own arrangements may also be possible.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Organic (certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Must remain certified organic. 

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

Negotiable

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

Negotiable

Any additional information about this property:

Farm is part of a much larger, long term certified organic operation. Feed & unlimited Bedding are supplied by the larger farm and paid for on a per cwt basis.  This is meant to promote high quality feed production.  Manure is spread by the larger farm as part of the arrangement.  Dry cows are boarded at the alrger farm and heifers after being fed milk fo 90 days.