seth hanauer

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Currently doing mechanic work in a farm shop in ulster county. Seeking a place where I can raise pasture based lamb and build furniture.

Description of marketing method:

wholesale/retail

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Southeast
    • Dutchess
    • Ulster

Desired acreage:

51-100, >100

Infrastructure required:

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

Description of buildings required:

Housing, barn suitable for sheep, barn suitable for storing feed, Building suitable for working on equipment

Description of water access required:

good well for domestic water supply and livestock water supply

Description of fencing required:

High tensile perimiter desired but not required

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Hay

Primary Livestock:

Goats/Sheep

Description of livestock/crops:

intend to overwinter 50-150 ewes and raise pasture based lamb

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease

Description of tenure options desired:

interested in lease or lease to own

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Yes

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education

Experience description:

BS Sustainable Ag, University of Maine. Experience w meat sheep, dairy sheep, beef, pastured pork, pastured poultry.