Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Part time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Kyle previously had been working on his family dairy farm and was in a position to take over the farm until unforeseen circumstances caused them to sell the herd. Now Kyle is searching for a farm and a farmer that would continue to mentor him. He hopes to build upon his experience and eventually move into either a farm management position or go into a postilion where he could take over a farm for a farmer who is looking to retire. He is hardworking and enjoys working on a farm.
He has expressed interest in Dairy Grazers Apprenticeship and is in the process of finding out more information about how to apply.
Preferred location:Eastern, Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Washington, Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Dairy
Description of livestock/crops:
Kyle has expierence and wants to persue a career on a dairy farm.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, Partnership, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
The ideal situation for Kyle would be to find a farmer looking to mentor him so that he would be able to eventually be ready to own or lease his own farm. He is interested in working with a farmer who is looking to eventually transfer his farm.
Experience & education:Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship
Previously spent a few years working on a family owned dairy farm in Chenango County.