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Property Location
Marathon, NY
[Cortland County]
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50 acres available
45 open acres for farming
2 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

Fenced grazing land.  No structures. Good water from artesian spring. South facing gentle slope of approximately 25 acres.  20 acres flat land on top,  No grazing last year, but mowed for hay.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Cattle grazing for last 35 years at least.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Fencing
  • Water access

Fencing description:

Perimeter fencing and two large seperate pastures.

Water access description:

Artesian spring on adjacent property that flows across the south side along a state highway.  

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

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

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Price for lease per acre:

$20

Description of tenure options:

Plan to retire to this propoerty and engage in sustainable agriculture in 6-7 years. Need someone to use it to maintain ag exemption.  Former tenant left dairy farming.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Most conducive to grazing, but crops could be an option on parts of it.

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

Yes

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

No