Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I have a small herd of Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats, and a successful goat milk soap business, marketing online and at local farmers markets. I am seeking a local(ish) farm management position which would accommodate my residence, including my small herd of dairy goats. Ideally, I would be able to set up a small farm store. I have experience with horses, goats, poultry, and dogs, as well as tractors and other farm equipment. I am a mature, responsible, strong, trustworthy person; you can trust me with your farm.
Description of marketing method:
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Eastern, Albany, Rensselaer, Southeast, Columbia
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Electrical Access
Description of buildings required:
I need separate housing for bucks and does. I need to live on the premises and require a building or part thereof which could serve as a farm store.
Description of water access required:
Water required in both buck and doe housing areas.
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
NIgerian Dwarf Dairy Goats
Egg laying chickens
Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats
Tenure options desired:Farm Management
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
Experience & education:Farm owner, Farm management
I have managed the above breeds for five years, including much of the veterinary work and midwifery.