Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersFarm/Crop management (3 years or less), Informal apprenticeship, General farming (less than 3 years)
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 am currently not in the agricultural business, but it is a last goal and dream. I have brokered hay for a number of years and worked with various farm animals as well as worked horse ranches as a trainer and laborer.
Acreage1-5, 6-10, 11-40
Type of OperationHay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Dairy, Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Farming PracticesConventional, Organic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.The overall goal is to operate a Farmers Market Vegtable farm and keep a number of small livestock for home and market as well as growing and harvesting our own feed for our animals.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.Best of use new and old traditional and conventional mix.
Transition ArrangementsCropshare, Partnership, Open to other arrangements
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainWork-to-inherit, this is a new concept where the land owner would mentor and train then either retire on the property for the duration of their life while turning over the farm after an agreed time period or any related arrangement such as rent-to-own.
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:I am looking for a mentoring situation, but i can go it on my own if need be.
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