Ignacio Ferrada

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

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Seeking 5-15 acres of tillable land to establish a blueberry farm. 

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Capital Area
    • Albany
    • Rensselaer
  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess
    • Greene
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Sullivan
    • Ulster
    • Westchester

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10, 11-20

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Water access

Description of water access required:

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Water access, electrical connection, and housing are preffered. Housing is not a deal breaker as I could consider options for home rent in the nearest towns. 

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Other Crops

Description of livestock/crops:

Blueberry farm in a high tunnel system 

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, Partnership, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

Will depend on the arraignment a landowner is seeking. Lease primarily and secondly a partnership (we are absolutely open to any convenient option to consider about it). Long term would like to purchase own land. 
 

Additional Information

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, On farm work experience, Farm internship/apprenticeship, Farmer training or workshop

Experience description:

Worked for many years as agronomist engineer. Very familiar with food safety and GAP protocols.