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Land Area1-5 acres
How many acres are available for agricultural production2 acres more or less
Current UseHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Dairy, Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Land TenureCropshare, Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements
Water SourcesPond/Lake, Stream/Large creek, Well, Irrigation system
Are water rights available to these sources?Yes
What are the soil types on your property?We have a variety though most of our soil is a clay loam
Please describe the available housing:We have a variety of options including a cabin, a house, a room, a tiny structure, space for an RV.
Structures/EquipmentBarn or shed for produce, livestock, or equipment storage, Animal pens, Deer fencing, Other fencing, Greenhouse or Hoophouse, Milking facilities, Irrigation equipment, Tractor or other tools, Electricity, Other
Please further describe the structures or equipment that are availableWe also have a "classroom building" where we host classes and store some farm and bee-keeping equipment
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 have more than ten years of experience with animals and crop raising on this land.
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), Dairy, Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Please elaborate on the crops/agricultural purposes that are best suited to your land:Adding a larger greenhouse and delving into microgreens and plant starts might be lucrative.
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:I have spent fifteen years prepping and working the land and building infrastructure. I have some ideas on how one might make the land profitable. I would like to give the reins to someone else so that I can concentrate on building more of an art focus on the land. (Ceramics studios, art studios, ceramics kiln, art-residency program)
What kind of additional training/information would help you with the transfer process? Please check all that apply and feel free to elaborate below.Goal setting, Decision making
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