How did you hear about Farm Link?
Google search of specific words.
Land Area6-10 acres
How many acres are available for agricultural productionUp to 6 acres with water rights.
Current UseNot used for agriculture, Other
Please elaborate on current farming/ranching practicesThe property has not been worked via any farming method, (organic or conventional with chemicals). The property is located next to Highway 93 and unworked for 15 years until purchased in 2016. Flat ground, ground sample taken. Good soil.
Water SourcesStream/Large creek, Well, Other
Please elaborate on the water source(s):Full water rights with land. Additional water below 6 acres in meadow with streams (2) and a pond.
Are water rights available to these sources?Yes.
Please describe the available housing:Speciality office trailer, 14 ft by 52 ft with bathroom and four offices.
Transition ArrangementsCropshare, Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher?I would like to learn more about this option
Please elaborate on your willingness to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher:Mentoring capability is the area of how and where to sell the crop, etc.
Are you currently living on the farm or ranch?Yes
Do you intend to remain on the land?Yes
In your judgment, which crops/agricultural purposes are best suited to your land and which would you support on your land?Grain, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Please elaborate on the crops/agricultural purposes that are best suited to your land:There is full sunshine, good soil and water. The soil can be made better to enhace the outcome of the first and additional crops to produce vegetable, fruit, orchard and or hay and forage for (animals). After
being here almost a year in the Bitterroot, talking with numerous people and buyers of good to excellent quality farm grown food we believe this location could be an excellent source of vegetable and meat for local buyers including medical, school, resturants and local individuals.
We are seeking one or more individuals with past performance in farming ( vegetable and or animal
raising) to partner ( your skills and capabilities) with our land and water to implement an effective
outcome of growing vegetables and raising some animals.
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:To make unused land with great location and water used and productive in a responsible way with
the growing of vegetables, fruit / orchard and appropriate animals as a successful operation.