Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I would like an opportunity to farm in a diverse ag community such as Orange County. I have worked beef, dairy, and vegetable farms in my years in agriculture. I have a veried resume but spent many years working with livestock. My wife is well versed in vegetables as she was a grower in Ukraine on a family organic and commercial operation. I am also associated with Cornell Cooperative Extension - Orange County as an Ag Project Cordinator/Gleaning assistant.
Description of marketing method:
I would like to market as a farm store/ market sale of animal products
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Southeast, Orange
Desired acreage:21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Water access, Electrical Access
Description of water access required:
I would at the very least need a place to procure water to feed chickens. I would like to be able to water cattle or pigs as well.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
I am looking to work with any type of acceptable animal.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership
Description of tenure options desired:
I have a businees plan in progress only because I am open to many ideas of the land owner. I am willing to work to do any project that is required.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Farm owner, Farm management, Farm employee
I was born into farming and was a farm owner. I have aslo been employed as a Farm Manager and a regulr staff employee. I have 40 years farming experience at all levels of agriculture