How did you hear about Farm Link?
We are listed as a mentor and host an apprenticeship.
Land Area500+ acres
How many acres are available for agricultural productionWe have opportunities to expand our farm and support the incubation of new farmers. There are opportunities for small scale enterprises or larger organic grain farms.
Current UseNot used for agriculture, Hay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Other
Please elaborate on what the property is currently being used for:We have expansion opportunities on our farm. We are looking for others who would want to work with us on a symbiotic or similar enterprise. We have land available for large or small animal production, as well as grain, hay, forage production. We also have access to a site with water that could be used for small scale vegetables. For the right person with ambition and drive there are numerous possibilities.
Water SourcesNone, Other
Please describe the available housing:Single family dwellings near the farm are available for negotiated rent.
Structures/EquipmentOther fencing, Tractor or other tools, Electricity, Other
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher?Yes
Please elaborate on your willingness to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher:We currently farm 8000+acres and have opportunities for further expansion. We would like to work with individuals who are serious about farming and interested in either managing a farm unit under the Vilicus Farms umbrella, or working with us to launch their own enterprise that would partner with Vilicus Farms. Opportunities are numerous and for the right enterprising individual we would support the launching of complementary enterprises such as for animal or vegetable production, milling/baking, seed cleaning, oil production etc.
Are you currently living on the farm or ranch?Yes
In your judgment, which crops/agricultural purposes are best suited to your land and which would you support on your land?Hay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Dairy, Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:We envision more farmers, and more agrarian enterprises around us. We want to serve as an incubator for those who are serious about changing agriculture and enabling positive economic development in rural communities.