millerhurst farm

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Property Location
Ancram, NY
[Columbia County]
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500 acres available
450 open acres for farming
50 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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


Millerhurst is not currently available to a farmer. Please check back for updates, but hope to restart search in early fall of 2019! If you are seriously interested in the property and okay with waiting until the fall, you may contact owner for more information. 

Property and buildings in fair shape, some work is needed, currently milking 60 cows, 15 dry cows, 20 close up heifers, 50 young stock, 25 calves under 6 months

Farm history / past uses of the property:

this is a national bicentennial farm, owned by this family since 1770, in 1997 a formal partnership was formed between myself,  and my husband, brother and sister in law, and father and mother in law. we were a successful dairy farm weathering the ups and downs of this business, in 2009 our son who was an important part of the business and the future was killed in a snowmobile accident, two weeks later my fatherinlaw died of a broken heart,we just completed a buyout of my brother and sister in laws interests, my motherinlaws interest is in a trust, we would like to see hows here forever, but realize we cant do it alone, within a few months we will have finalized the selling of our development rights to columbia land conservancy

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • fencing
  • water
  • barns/structures
  • housing
  • equipment
  • electrical

Fencing description:

fenced area for grazing in good shape

Water access description:

great water supply and access

Barns/structures description:

in fair shape

Farmer housing description:

2 mobile homes

Equipment description:


Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management

Description of tenure options:

open to options

Additional Information

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


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