Ken Mironer

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Pasture-raised meat production.  Currently have sheep, cows and pigs.  Looking for additional pasture land for cows and sheep, for seasonal use.

Description of marketing method:

Some wholesale, some restaurant supply, mostly private.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Southeast
    • Ulster

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100

Infrastructure required:

Water access, Fencing

Description of water access required:

Source of potable water such as a running brook or stream and/or a pond.  

Description of fencing required:

Fencing optional for landowner.  If not currently there, constructing a fence could be negotiated.

Crops and Livestock

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs

Description of livestock/crops:

Scottish Highlander cattle; Border Cheviot sheep; and various heritage breed pigs.

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options desired:

Open to any of these options under the right circumstances.  Mostly looking for a seasonal agreement to graze animals.

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Farm owner, 3

Experience description:

Running my own farm.