How did you hear about Farm Link?
Was contacted years ago to be part of farm link.
Land Area41-100 acres
How many acres are available for agricultural production60
Current UseHay & Forage, Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Please elaborate on what the property is currently being used for:This is a chemical free produce orchard and hay farm. I also do forage greens and herbs.
Please elaborate on current farming/ranching practicesChemical Free biodynamic, regenerative etc
Water SourcesWell, Irrigation system
Are water rights available to these sources?yes 60 shares of Mutual Ditch
What are the soil types on your property?Silty Loam rock free for 15 ft.
Please describe the available housing:4500 sq ft energy efficient house with hardwood floors throughout, 4 bedroom, three bath, two kitchens etc. One Kitchen is set up for food manufacturing. Chef's kitchen is the other kitchen. Two car garage
Structures/EquipmentBarn or shed for produce, livestock, or equipment storage, Animal pens, Deer fencing, Greenhouse or Hoophouse, Tractor or other tools, Electricity
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:I would be happy to help the person buying the farm on how to manage the orchard and anything else they would need assistance with.
Are you currently living on the farm or ranch?Yes
In your judgment, which crops/agricultural purposes are best suited to your land and which would you support on your land?Hay & Forage, Grain, Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:Because of my age I would like to sell the farm to someone who would continue to keep the farm chemical free and continue operation of the orchard and produce business. There are a lot of options in addition to what I have been doing that can be discussed.
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