MIGUEL PIERY

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:

Less than 2

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

My interest is mainly beekeeping. I had many years of experience in the past and I've started it again in 2021 with 6 hives.

I would like to buy land where I can combine small-scale beekeeping with honey plant crops.

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Finger Lakes
    • Cayuga
    • Livingston
    • Monroe
    • Ontario
    • Seneca
    • Schuyler
    • Tompkins
    • Wayne
    • Yates

Desired acreage:

6-10, 11-20

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Electrical Access

Description of infrastructure:

Small housing unit for 2-3 people.

Barn or other facillities for general storage.

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Other Crops

Primary Livestock:

Equine, Poultry

Farmland Tenure

Additional Information

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education

Experience description:

I have worked in the beekeeping field for many years and participated in developmental Cornell projects in Latinamerica. Also participated in  other research projects and practical beekeeping in Norway, Germany, Austria and Spain.

EDUCATION

Cornell University

MPS, International Agriculture and Rural Development,