Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersAgriculture-related college degree, Farm/Crop management (over 3 years), 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 own a business in Des Moines, IA. I have cattle running on custom shares. I simply do not have a farm to operate from. I have been running cattle on my own for over 15 years and haven't been able to compete with existing operations for land.
Counties of interestBeaverhead, Big Horn, Blaine, Broadwater, Butte-Silver Bow, Carbon, Carter, Cascade, Chouteau, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Fallon, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin, Garfield, Glacier, Golden Valley, Granite, Hill, Jefferson, Judith Basin, Lake, Liberty, Lincoln, Madison, McCone, Meagher, Mineral, Missoula, Musselshell, Park Livingston, Petroleum, Phillips, Pondera, Powder River, Powell, Prairie, Ravalli, Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sanders, Sheridan, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Teton, Toole, Treasure, Valley, Wheatland, Wibaux, Yellowstone
Planned OperationHay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Commercial and/or seed stock cow/calf operation is a must. Other enterprises would be a feedlot, hay forage, and row crops.
Land TenureBuy/Sell, Partnership
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:I am open to learn and receive whatever training is necessary.
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Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:business owner - non agriculture