Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Part time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
We were farming a small homestead in virginia but the land we were leasing was lost by the owner to the bank. We had ducks, chickens, goats, pigs and rabbits. We also grew a large amount of vegetables. We still have our rabbits and look forward to returning to farming full time on land of our own.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, Westchester
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock
Tenure options desired:For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
We are looking to own our own land run our own farm. We are willing to work with someone to do this.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
Experience & education:Farm owner
I lived on a horse farm for most of my teenage life. We also had sheep, goats and chickens on that farm. As an adult I worked as a veterinary assistant for 4 years and moved on to farm 4 acers with my husband and children later on.