Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:2-5
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I recently registered our Poultry farm (Chick-A-Farm LLC) business with the State of New York. We have plans to expand into organic fruit and vegetable farming along with Poultry, egg layers and meat birds. Our current practices include pasture raised meat birds and egg layers.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
- Adirondack Region
- Hudson Valley
Desired acreage: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
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Hay
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
In the future near or far, depending on circumstances, we are looking at expanding into beef cattle and pigs. Potentially sheep/goat farming as well.
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Other Tenure Agreement
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Unsure
Experience & education:On farm work experience
We have been renting from a landowner for the past three years. We have been working with their beef cattle, and pigs. Along with organic vegetable farming. We added 75 egg layers ourselves, and had 100 meat birds last summer.