Cardinal Valley Farm

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Property Location
Glenville, NY
[Saratoga County]
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70 acres available
6 open acres for farming
64 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

The soil types are Tuller-Brockport Complex (TvA & TvB) and mixed Silt Loams (MrC, MrB, MsD, MoD, MnB, LoB, InB, IlA, HoA, BvB) from the NRCS-Web Soil Survey. This property soils are rated by the WSS as PRIME FARMLAND or FARMLAND OF STATEWIDE IMPORTANCE.

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

Property is in Schenectady County, but it is very close to the Saratoga County border. The property was used as a vegetable farm a long time ago with an apiary before Mark purchased it. Currently Mark uses the property for recreational purposes and he brushed hogs it a few times a year. Mark is looking to partner up with a farmer for a few years while he makes improvements to the property and has the intention to sell it to the farmer down the road. 

Mark would really like to give a creative beginning farmer a shot a running a business and he is willing make some improvements to the property as long as the farmer is reliable and a hard worker. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Old vegetable farm, but hasn't been used besides for recreation for quite some time now. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • water
  • equipment
  • electrical

Water access description:

stream on property and 2 dug wells, looking to bring in town water from the road in the future.

Equipment description:

There is currently two tractors and some tilling equipment that Mark is willing to let a farmer use.They need some work, both were running last year, but need some maintenance. Mark says a mechanically inclined person should have no trouble getting them in working shape again. 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

Mark knows the land is good for vegetables and this is his preferred farming practice (although he would be fine with Chickens). If someone lived nearby the property he might be open to working with a livestock owner who wanted to use the property. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, Partnership, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options:

Short or long term lease with option to purchase. Marks intention is to help a farmer get the land into production and then eventually sell it to them down the road. 

Additional Information

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Negotiable

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable

Any additional information about this property:

Looking for young energetic farmer to partnership with me on this property and make into a working farm!!