Umar Z

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:

Less than 2

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Seeking land to start up a goat and sheep breeding/raising farm. 

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Delaware
    • Dutchess
    • Greene
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Sullivan
    • Ulster
    • Westchester
  • Long Island
    • Nassau
    • Suffolk

Desired acreage:

6-10, 11-20, 21-50

Infrastructure required:

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

Description of infrastructure:

Seeking a barn with water and electrical access. Also prefer to have someplace to live on site. 

Description of buildings required:

Barn structure is needed for livestock 

Description of water access required:

Should have proper water supply for livestock needs

Description of fencing required:

Fencing is required where sheeps can graze and spend their time during the day within that fenced area.

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Grains, Hay

Primary Livestock:

Goats/Sheep, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

Goats and Sheep

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options desired:

Eventually want to purchase a property so a lease to own arrangement would be an option. Also considering leasing something to get started on. 

Additional Information

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

Unsure

Experience & education:

On farm work experience, Farm internship/apprenticeship