Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Pasture-raised meat production. Currently have sheep, cows and pigs. Looking for additional pasture land for cows and sheep, for seasonal use.
Description of marketing method:
Some wholesale, some restaurant supply, mostly private.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Ulster, Southeast
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Water access, Fencing
Description of water access required:
Source of potable water such as a running brook or stream and/or a pond.
Description of fencing required:
Fencing optional for landowner. If not currently there, constructing a fence could be negotiated.
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs
Description of livestock/crops:
Scottish Highlander cattle; Border Cheviot sheep; and various heritage breed pigs.
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
Open to any of these options under the right circumstances. Mostly looking for a seasonal agreement to graze animals.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Farm owner, Farm management
Running my own farm.