Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersFarm/Crop management (3 years or less), General college degree, 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.Contract laboratory scientist self employed. Currently own 12 sheep, 18 chickens, 3 breeding turkeys. Animals currently on 1.5 acres, would like to find a larger place to be able to expand and operate more efficiently using sustainable practices.
Type of OperationHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry)
Farming PracticesOrganic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Would like to expand wool production with rare and heritage sheep breeds to support diversity in available wool types for hand-spinners and fiber artists. Also want to breed heritage turkeys for meat.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.Rotational grazing, grass-fed lamb, free-range poultry.
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, RSA Grass Link, Open to other arrangements
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:How to make animal production efforts sustainable, humane, and profitable.
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