Farm Address32755 Turner Road, Turner, Montana 59542
Number of Workers Sought1
Type of FarmGrain, Other
Type of Farm (Other)Some organic - small grains and pulse crops
Marketing Strategy (Other)Much of our crop has been contracted ahead
Pay Ratepay would depend on experience. Housing would be furnished. We have a house on the property.
What are the dates of your position?To start immediately. Would like full time year around help.
Are you open to shorter periods of employment or do you prefer that workers stay the full season?Prefer full season
Explain the room and board arrangements or describe options in your areaWe have a two story house on the property - 4 bedroom, 2 bath - built in 1955 - fully furnished -in good shape. Utilities would be furnished as well.
No smoking, drugs or inside pets.
Please share three things you think people should know about living with you.We are a very small community of about 150 people - ten miles from the Canadian border. We know all of the folks in the community, and most are farmers and ranchers. Our community has a grocery store, bar& grill, school k-12, Post office, mechanic shop, beauty shop, self service fuel pumps. We have a local volunteer fire department and ambulance crew.
Describe yourself, your family, background, farming experience, philosophy, goals and interestsI am the third generation on my families farm. My wife and I live in town. We have been married for 28 years, and we have no children. I have owned other farms and have been farming on my own since 1980.
Describe the physical setting of your farm and the nature of the community in which you liveWe live on the open plains, and are called the Big Flat. Our farmstead is 2 miles north and 1/4 mile west off of highway 241. We are a pretty close knit community as we are fairly remote. We are 75 miles to the nearest hospital, and 30 miles to the nearest doctors office.
Describe your farm operation
We have about 5500 acres of dry land farming, mostly durum and pulse crops. We have some organic