Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Not currently farming
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
After living for the last 38 years in NY, obtain 3 organic certification sfrom my original country which is Colombia... my theorical experience is in USA..meanwhile the hands-on experience is being developed in my country where I expend the last 4 years. Now with my acumulated experience I 'm in the capacity to work in aquaculture programs..such as tilapia, trout and white fish......Recirculating systems is my expertise....Also plans an industrial vermicompost program...as well as raising quails ( eggs and meat), hens, chicken, organic only...along with ducks, turkey and pheasants.
Description of marketing method:
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Albany, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Water access, Electrical Access
Description of water access required:
In order to develop an organic agricultural plan is required a way how to purify the well water.otherwise will see other posibilities available.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals, Other Crops
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Poultry, Other livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
Tenure options desired:For Lease, For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
I would like to buy a farm , if price is affordable...otherwise I'd like to buy the land and start the land clearing process and developing in my own way.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Farm owner
I'm a certification holder for Organic Agriculture, sustentble livestock and Medicinal plants from a Colombian Institution and worldwide recognized. In the USA I'm in the process to obtain a certification from Rodale Institute. I'm applying to become a member of the NOFA-NY