Counties of interestBig Horn, Chouteau, Flathead, Gallatin, Lewis & Clark, Missoula, Sweet Grass, Wheatland, Yellowstone
Planned OperationLarge Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersAgriculture-related college degree, Informal apprenticeship, General farming (less than 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:Generation Next Certification, business training, and NCAT trainings
Land TenureBuy/Sell, Lease, 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.Worked on a beef cattle ranch for three years until owner decided to sell his herd for personal reasons. While working there I had to herd the charolais cattle on foot, assist the owner with deworming, give the cattle water as often as needed, and fed them: potein bars, grain, hay, and regular pasture grass. Prior to that I worked at a horse ranch and my duties included: mucking, feeding, giving the horses fresh water, cleaning out their hooves, grooming, giving them proper medicines and supplements, and exercising them.
Farming PracticesConventional, Organic
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.A beef cattle herd of 10 or more head.
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainI'm willing to help a beef cattle rancher who would offer housing.
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:Properly filing taxes, different loans that are available for women in agriculture, setting up a retirement plan, making local connections, production, and becoming certified organic.
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