Tulio Camino

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:

Directly marketing

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Albany, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Desired acreage:

51-100

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:

See above

Farmland Tenure

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.

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Farm owner

Experience description:

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