Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersFarm/Crop management (over 3 years), General farming (over 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:I studied animal science at Utah State University, with an emphasis in sheep management. I am a licensed and experienced crop management herbicide/pesticide applicator. I have many years of experience operating my own contracting business
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 have spent the last 5 years operating a ranch on 5,000 acres in NW Colorado. I am responsible for the operation and maintenece of all ranch resources, including homes, equipment, irrigation systems, livestock, and the planting/management/harvest of hay and row crops. I control and manage all business expenditures, sales, and accounts. I am the sole person of contact for, and maintain relationships with state and county agencies.
Acreage11-40, 41-100, 101-500
Type of OperationHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Farming PracticesConventional, Organic
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.We are primarily interested in sheep and poultry on improved pasture. Hay and produce interest us as well, depending on available facilities/equipment.
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Lease, Open to other arrangements
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainWe are open to considering mutually benificial arrangements of any type.
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:We are interested in direct to consumer sales, via a farm store, farmers markets, or an on site farm to table type platform. As such, an established customer base would be a huge benifit.