Ars Bhatti

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Interested in starting up a business where the family can raise pastured raised goats for meat. Interested in marketing them in NYC communities and would like to be within 3 hours drive of the city. 

Description of marketing method:

whole sale/ pre sold

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

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

Desired acreage:

>100

Infrastructure required:

Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Fencing

Description of buildings required:

100 plus acres of land for hey and Barn,s for a Large heard of Goats.

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Hay

Primary Livestock:

Goats/Sheep

Description of livestock/crops:

Goat farming for meat.
 

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease

Description of tenure options desired:

will start with one yer lease,

Renew able at the end for 5-10 years.

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Farm owner, Farm management