Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:Less than 2
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am a looking for 20acres or less to lease for 1-5 years with the option to either renew/extend the lease, or buy out the property at the end of my tenure. I plan on growing legal marijuana on a small scale indoors, and outdoors try my hand at growing hemp/lettuces/other leafy greens.
Description of marketing method:
I would be practicing growing marijuana/hemp with 12 plants (the legal limit) until I got my cultivation's license in 2022. Then I will market my product to dispensaries.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
- Capital Area
- Hudson Valley
- Long Island
- Southern Tier
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Water access, Electrical Access
Description of infrastructure:
Water access and electrical access are most important, a barn would be ideal as well but if there is no barn, I could build a small pole barn.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Other Crops
Description of livestock/crops:
No livestock, crops would be legal marijuana indoors. Outdoor crops would be hemp/lettuce/other vegetables.
Tenure options desired:For Lease, For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
Looking to lease for at least 2-5years with the option to renew lease, or buy out property at the end of my tenure.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Unsure
Experience & education:Other
I have worked in an industrial nursery for 6 months, and have been gardening successfully for 2 years. I know my way around soils, nutrients, and plant disease identification as well as how to treat unfit plants/soils. I also have extensive knowledge of the marijuana/hemp plant.