Earl and Sara Woolf

We are a farming family looking for a farm that can be used for milking. We are looking to get back into milking for ourselves again. My husband is a lifetime dairy farmer and takes great pride in his cows and taking care of the land.

Preferred counties/regions

  • Western
  • Allegany County
  • Cattaraugus County
  • Chautauqua County
  • Erie County
  • Niagara County

Desired acreage

  • 51-100
  • >100

Farming Status

Established farmer: Over 10 years of farm management experience or ownership

Currently farming full-time

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate the majority of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

 My husband is a 3rd generation dairy farmer that has been in operation for himself since 1992. Sold our dairy in 2012 and have continued to keep cows in a herd. 

Farm Experience & Education

Previous farm owner and experienced lifetime dairy farmer.

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Other

Primary crops

  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline hay icon Hay
  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops

Primary livestock

  • black outline dairy icon Cattle - Dairy

Mostly registered brown swiss and holstein with a few crosses. We have a daughter that is active in FFA and showing dairy and market goats. We want to be able to grow corn, small grain and hay.

Farm business plan or farm resume

I have a business plan

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline tractor icon Equipment
  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Dairy facility, heifer housing. Feed storage and equipment storage facility and housing.

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease

We wish to lease a dairy.

Estimated price range for a lease or a purchase of a farm property


Will this operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?


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