How did you hear about Farm Link?
original newspaper article
Land Area1-5 acres
How many acres are available for agricultural production1-2
Current UseLarge Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Please elaborate on current farming/ranching practicesVery infrequent spot spray
Water SourcesWell, Irrigation system
Are water rights available to these sources?When design is worked out with lessee, will put in a new well for lessee's use, and use rights on ditch water for pasture irrigation myself
What are the soil types on your property?Clay - loam. Soil needs de-compaction.
Structures/EquipmentOther fencing, Tractor or other tools, Electricity, Other
Please further describe the structures or equipment that are availablePossible joint use of mini Kubota tractor
Transition ArrangementsLease, 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:Am interested in an individual or couple with permaculture background but would love to share preliminary vision. Would like to include windbreak/food forest tree planting and soil rehab depending on lessee's plan. Possibility for tiny house, yurt or other could be discussed.
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, Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:See above under mentoring. Long term goals to use permaculture principles to improve soil and productivity. Also need handyman availability and will pay separately for this.
Please elaborate on what the property is currently being used for:Horse pasture; small veggie and ornamental gardens, fruit and nut trees surrounding house