Sandy Kistner

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Have a small band of mares.  They go out to work in late winter thru summer and fall.  No riding on premisis

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Sullivan, Ulster

Desired acreage:

21-50, 51-100

Infrastructure required:

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

Description of buildings required:

housing would be a must

Barn with stalls would best.  Can make do with other types of facillities.  Hay storage neccessary.

Description of farm equipment required:

nice if tractor was available.  If not we will get one.

Description of water access required:

Of course with animals water would be neccessary 

Description of fencing required:

fenced open fields with small areas around buildings

Crops and Livestock

Primary Livestock:

Equine

Description of livestock/crops:

22 head of broodmares

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Maybe

Experience & education:

Farm owner, Farm management

Experience description:

I have been supplying mares to breeding farms for 32 years