Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:10+
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
David is a 4th generation farmer in Oregon, farming full-time for over 14 years. He operated the most diverse farm in Oregon for many years, growing grains, beans, corn, and row crops. He also teaches for Oregon State University farm extension and runs an agricultural consulting business. Kat is a nurse practitioner and will be working in Ithaca. We have two children. We are looking for a farm in NY within a commutable distance to Ithaca.
- Finger Lakes
- Southern Tier
Desired acreage:21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Water access
Description of infrastructure:
We plan to build from scratch.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Hay, Other Crops
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
We plan to operate a diverse farm, growing and raising a "full-diet" set of crops and livestock.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
Will consider farm management for the right opportunity/salary. We also plan to buy farmland.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Other
David is a 4th generation farmer with extensive lifelong experience in crops, livestock, equipment maintenance, and infrastructure maintenance. He is also an instructor for Oregon State University, and a professional farming consultant. Resume upon request.