Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Part time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I currently own a 50 acre parcel in Virginia and am looking to relocate to NY to be closer to family. Work with honey bees, chickens, goats and horses. Own Kubota tractor with front end loader, and bushog, post hole digger and scraper blade. Kubota zero turn mower and side by side.
Description of marketing method:
Farmers markets, pick your own.
Does this farmer have a business plan?No
Preferred location:Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster
Desired acreage:6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Fencing
Description of fencing required:
Would like some fencing for livestock if possible. If not, I can adapt and provide.
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
Beef cattle and raspberries, blueberries.
Tenure options desired:For Lease, For Sale
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Farm owner
Experience with goats, chickens and horses and 6 years with honey bees