Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersFarm/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.Currently I'm a manager at a steel fab facility but I grew up on a farm and I love farming, my older brother took over the family farm 8 years ago which forced me to get a day job which I do enjoy but I want to get back into farming/ranching. when I was 21 I worked for a custom cutter in Montana and I really enjoyed the farmers and the communities we where we worked in montana.
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 OperationHay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Farming PracticesConventional, Organic
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.I would like to run a split opperation of cattle and grain/hay. I currently work part time on an organic operation, Im open to that, but when I was at home my family mainly ran a conventional operation. i'm flexible on the organic or conventional. My goal is to grow quality commotities and sell direct to the comsumer.
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Lease, RSA Grass Link
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:im currently a partner in the business that i'm managing and I will need some tax advice on how to limit my libility on taxes. Also it would be nice to have some advice on marketing products to the consumer.