How did you hear about Farm Link?
Montana State University Ag Dept
Land Area6-10 acres
How many acres are available for agricultural production8+
Current UseHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Fruit/Orchard
Current PracticesConventional, Organic
Land TenureCropshare, Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements
Water SourcesIrrigation system
Are water rights available to these sources?Yes
Structures/EquipmentBarn or shed for produce, livestock, or equipment storage, Other fencing, Irrigation equipment, Other
Please further describe the structures or equipment that are availableGarage / Shop for equipment storage. There is currently sprinklers set up to water the orchard. There is no Sprinklers for the hay/grass land.
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher?I would like to learn more about this option
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), Fruit/Orchard
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:The property currently has approximately 5 acres containing approximately 500 fruit trees. Various types of Apples, Plums, Pears, Cherry's, Apricots, and Berries. I am looking for someone to maintain the orchard and harvest the fruit in exchange for profit from the fruit sales.
The property also has approximately 4 acres of grass. I would like to either have a hay lease or cattle graze.