Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:10+
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
We have been on our farm for 20 plus years. just recently it has been sold. We are desperately seeking a farm where we can continue breeding and raising beef cattle, goats, and possibly continue raising pigs as well.
Description of marketing method:
We have built a busisness on word of mouth. By putting out top quality products we have done well with moving our product.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
- Hudson Valley
- Southern Tier
- Finger Lakes
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Hay
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
We currently have 60 head if beef cattle, 60 goats and we are down to 15 pigs from over 200. We have started selling due to lack of a farm to move to. We have been farming for such a long time that it is heartbreaking to think this may be the end unless we find a place to continue.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:On farm work experience, Other
Rin was born to a family of dairy farmers he has been farming his whole life. He has managed the farm we are living on now for 20 plus years. I have been farming for 12 years.