Erik VandenBerg

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I want to develop a horse logging business where I have a diverisified farm backing it up with pasture, hay fields, family cow, chickens,pigs.

Description of marketing method:

newspaper, online, specialty publications advertising horse logging 

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Capital Area
    • Albany
    • Rensselaer
    • Saratoga
    • Washington

Desired acreage:

6-10, 21-50

Infrastructure required:

Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops

Description of buildings required:

A barn would be ideal but not required.  I have a construction background to build what is needed

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Fruits, Hay

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Pigs, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

enough for personal use only

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Additional Information

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

Unsure