Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersAgriculture-related college degree, Farm/Crop management (over 3 years), General college degree, General farming (over 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Briefly describe your current occupation(s) and responsibilities and list previous agricultural employment and experiences. If you are currently farming or ranching, please state the size, type(s), and location of the operation.I grew up on a cattle and hay ranch in Central Oregon. I managed a ranch directly out of college and than went back to help my parents ranch and run their trucking company. I moved back to Montana in 2013 and leased pasture and hay ground. I am currently running 115 pairs South of Billings MT on leased land.
CountiesCuster, Fallon, Fergus, Garfield, Judith Basin, McCone, Musselshell, Powder River, Prairie, Rosebud, Treasure, Wibaux, Yellowstone
Type of OperationHay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Farming PracticesConventional, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Cow Calf operation along with yearlings. I would like to utilize a rotational grazing system in order to improve rangeland health.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.Preferably No Till. Increasing the organic matter of the soil and working to improve overall soil health in order to hold moisture better and require less fertilizer.
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease, Open to other arrangements
Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:Ranching for Profit school