Garold Rhodes

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Part time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I have been involved in dairy farming for the majority of my life. I currently have a small herd of mostly registered jersey and work part-time at dairy farm in my area. My full time job is at a grain mill in Massachusetts. I also have some haying equipment. My goal is to be running my own dairy in the future. I am pretty flexible on what I am looking for and am willing to work with a landowner to make it work for both parties. 

Farm Characteristics

Desired acreage:

>100

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Hay, Other Crops

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Dairy

Description of livestock/crops:

Dairy cattle and hay/corn operation

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Farm Management, For Lease

Description of tenure options desired:

Looking for a lease, but I am also interested in finding a management job on a farm. 

Additional Information

Experience & education:

Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship

Experience description:

I started working on dairy farms at the age of 12. I Have worked for several farms and I have experience in tie stalls,parlor/free stalls and pasturing cattle.