Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersInformal apprenticeship, General farming (over 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:Welding, ag mechanics and carpentry learned through experience
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.Currently I live on my grandfathers farm, and work and take care of things for him such as maintenance, taking care of livestock, irrigation, as well as do odd jobs for other farmers in the area, and occasional carpentry work for my father. He quit farming some years back and now we just run cattle, but my passion is with the ground working with crops.
CountiesAnaconda-Deer Lodge, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Fergus, Garfield, Golden Valley, McCone, Meagher, Mineral, Musselshell, Park Livingston, Petroleum, Powder River, Powell, Prairie, Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sheridan, Stillwater, Wheatland, Wibaux, Yellowstone
Type of OperationHay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.I plan on running a successful variable crop operation, including but not limited to wheat/barley, grain and possibly silage corn, and a small possibility of alfalfa. I may raise a small amount of livestock, cattle and pigs mostly.
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:Tax management would be very helpful, as would different financing options.
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