Counties of interestAnaconda-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
Planned OperationHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersGeneral college degree, General farming (less than 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:Associates Degree in Business / Construction Machine Operator - various equip / Landscaping Management Business Owner / Worked on Hog farm / Various Summer Farm help / Technology Consulting and Software Engineering (current)
Land TenureBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, RSA Grass Link, Open to other arrangements
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 involved in/with Technology Consulting and Software Engineering. Associates Degree in Business. Worked in commercial general contracting during college and did a good bit of machine operating - various equip. Owned a landscape management business for 8+ years. Also helped out on a on hog farm for a few summers along with living on a sheep farm when I was younger and did various farm help chores / butchering tasks.
Acreage11-40, 41-100, 101-500, 500+
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Would like to do hay and free/open range beef. Will likely get in to processing/butchering as well for a more direct to consumer approach to diversify.
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainTBD. Flexible - really want to get into ranching more than anything.
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:Get hands on and ask questions as I go.