Seth Hanauer

Planning to establish a pasture based lamb enterprise

Preferred counties/regions

  • Albany County
  • Columbia County
  • Greene County
  • Rensselaer County
  • Washington County
  • Dutchess County
  • Ulster County
  • Mohawk Valley
  • Fulton County
  • Montgomery County
  • Schoharie County
  • Otsego County
  • Herkimer County
  • Oneida County
  • Central
  • Cortland County
  • Madison County
  • Onondaga County
  • Oswego County
  • Cayuga County

Desired acreage

  • 51-100
  • >100

Farming Status

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

Not currently farming

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate the majority of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

Currently self employed carpenter and welder/fabricator in ulster county. Seeking a place where I can raise pasture based lamb. 

Farm Experience & Education

  • Farm owner
  • Formal agricultural education
  • Farm manager
  • On farm work experience

BS Sustainable Ag, University of Maine. Experience w meat sheep, dairy sheep, beef, pastured pork, pastured poultry. 

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Regenerative/Sustainable
  • Other

Primary crops

  • black outline hay icon Hay

Primary livestock

  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep

intend to overwinter 50-150 ewes and raise pasture based lamb

Marketing Method

wholesale/retail

Farm business plan or farm resume

My business plan or farm resume is in progress

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • 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
  • small house
  • barns suitable for sheep and equipment
  • workshop space

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease
  • For Sale
  • Business Partnership
  • Farm Management
  • Other Tenure Agreement

interested in management, lease or lease to own

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

Yes

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Glynwood and GrowNYC Announce the Pathways to Farming Retreat

The Pathways to Farming Retreat is a three day learning experience for people who are curious about a career in farming but are unsure of how to start. This retreat will include hands-on service learning, introductory lessons about farming as a career, and opportunities to connect with a wide range of agriculture professionals from the Hudson Valley region. Application due by April 30th. 

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Sky High Farm Grant Opportunity for awards up to $25,000

Sky High will make at least $350,000 in grants (total) to individuals working in agriculture, food justice, and/or land sovereignty. Applications will be prioritized among those who identify as Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual, and those working in communities historically exploited and harmed by the existing industrial agricultural system. 
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2024 New York Cash Rent Survey

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