Listing Information

How did you hear about Farm Link?

CFAC publications, MT Farmer's Union Convention

Land Area

11-40 acres

How many acres are available for agricultural production

80

Current Use

Hay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard

Current Practices

Organic, Other

Please elaborate on current farming/ranching practices

Certified Organic vegetable and cattle

Water Sources

Stream/Large creek, Well, Irrigation system

Are water rights available to these sources?

Yes.

What are the soil types on your property?

Predominantly clay loam. Given the landscape (floodplain), there are some areas with more sand/gravel.

Onsite Housing

Yes

Please describe the available housing:

Modern camper; bunkhouse; main house

Structures/Equipment

Barn or shed for produce, livestock, or equipment storage, Animal pens, Other fencing, Greenhouse or Hoophouse, Irrigation equipment, Tractor or other tools, Electricity

Transition Arrangements

Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, RSA Grass Link, 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 are seeking compatible partners for building cooperative and integrated enterprises and are willing to be generous with our experience and resources.

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?

Hay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other

Please elaborate on the crops/agricultural purposes that are best suited to your land:

There are also two high tunnels with a total of 4,500 sq ft and approximately 3 cultivated acres. The remainder is perennial pasture. Our commitment focuses on healthy soil and long-term land health.

Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:

The long-term goal is to maintain and improve the ecological health of the land while also participating in effective and conscientious economic production. We would like to keep it in agriculture as part of a larger integrated land and food system.

What kind of additional training/information would help you with the transfer process? Please check all that apply and feel free to elaborate below.

Financing options (loans, etc.), Business management, Marketing (local market connections), Production, Financial management, Communication skills, Conflict resolution, Leadership, Goal setting, Decision making, Specializations (organic, sustainable)

Please attach any photos of your farm, infrastructure, or land

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