Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Young organic farmers looking to expand our hay and grain acreage. We farm with our father who has had our farm certified organic since 1991. Looking for more land to help feed our dairy and beef cows as well as grow organic grain.
Description of marketing method:
We market to end users(other organic farmers) and organic feed mills.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
- Hudson Valley
Desired acreage:21-50, 51-100, >100
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Grains, Hay
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy
Description of livestock/crops:
Grass and legume hay, forage crops, corn, soybeans, small grains.
Tenure options desired:For Lease
Description of tenure options desired:
Wanting to secure 5 year terms on leases. Cash rent only, no shares.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm owner, On farm work experience, Farm internship/apprenticeship
I've farmed with my family since childhood. We've raised dairy and beef cattle, sheep, hogs, poultry, produce, hay, and grain. We currently farm about 375 acres of land, all in organic production.