Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersAgriculture-related college degree, Farm/Crop management (over 3 years), General farming (over 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've worked on ranches as a hand and manager for the last 17 years. I'd love to run my own pasture based operation.
CountiesAnaconda-Deer Lodge, Beaverhead, Big Horn, Blaine, Broadwater, Butte-Silver Bow, Carbon, Carter, Cascade, Chouteau, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Fallon, Fergus, Flathead, Gallatin, Garfield, Glacier, Golden Valley, Granite, Hill, Jefferson, Judith Basin, Lake, Lewis & Clark, Liberty, Lincoln, Madison, McCone, Meagher, Mineral, Missoula, Musselshell, Park Livingston, Petroleum, Phillips, Pondera, Powder River, Powell, Prairie, Ravalli, Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sanders, Sheridan, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Teton, Toole, Treasure, Valley, Wheatland, Wibaux, Yellowstone
Type of OperationLarge Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Farming PracticesConventional, Organic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.I plan on running a grazing operation producing grass finished meat whilst improving the health of the soil. Depending on acreage available I'll either produce my own calves/lambs or buy them in and finish.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.Management Intensive Grazing - I'm a fan of Jim Gerrish and will match the resource base to the best practices. I'll add as many water points as possible to facilitate once a day moves to produce quality meat and improve soil health.
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Lease, Partnership