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:Combat veteran with leadership skills. Grew up around agriculture working for farmers or ranchers most of my adolescent life. 1 yr @ MSU Northern for ag. Mechanics upon purchasing family homestead and small piece of ground.
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 operate my uncles farm n ranch on a daily bases. Have been doing so for 3 years, year privious just worked for him. I have built my own herd up to 20 but have no more room to expand my own operation. I ranch full time.
Acreage11-40, 41-100, 101-500, 500+
Type of OperationHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Farming PracticesConventional, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Mainly conventional exept have been moving towards more earth friendly approaches such as No Till drilling rather than the ALT. Use no round up chemical find a less harmfull solution.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.Mainly practice hay or forage farming. Try to not disrupt the soil or contaminate it with to much chemicals.
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:Im always open to any advice or wisdom some one can tell me... marketing being my #1 weakness, im a doer, i like to get out there and do the work.
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