Alexandru Gaina

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Not currently farming

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Looking for a farm close to home to start a sheep dairy operation. 

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, Westchester, Eastern, Southeast

Desired acreage:

>100

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Hay

Primary Livestock:

Goats/Sheep

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease

Additional Information

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

Maybe

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, Farm owner, Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship

Experience description:

We have been raising sheep for dairy all our lives back in Romania. My father, currently residing in the US is a seasoned farmer with more than 45 years of experience.