Timothy Dean

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Not currently farming

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I plan to create an aquaponics farm in a greenhouse setting. With some farming outside of the greenhouse in soil as well as add livestock to the farm.

Description of marketing method:

In progress but mostly word of mouth and door to door sales selling commercially in New York City as well as locally.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Dutchess, Putnam, Ulster

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

I plan to keep chickens. Potentially beef and other livestock. 

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

I would prefer to lease land with an option to buy later on down the line

Additional Information

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

Maybe

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education

Experience description:

I have studied turf management at Rutgers University