Brian Halweil

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:


Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I am looking to lease farmland in Columbia County, within 20 minutes drive of Kinderhook. Plan to transition to organic legume and grain production (corn, soy, oats, peas) for sale to NY Metro food producers. Seeking 50 ac tillable parcels and larger.

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Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia

Desired acreage:

51-100, >100

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Grains, Hay

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease

Description of tenure options desired:

Offering competitive rent, looking for 5-10 year leases.

Additional Information

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


Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, Farm owner, Other

Experience description:

Collectively the team has over 50 years in commerical organic farming and transition to organic.