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 OperationSmall Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersFarm/Crop management (3 years or less), Informal apprenticeship, General farming (less than 3 years)
Land TenureBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, 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.I am currently a driver for fedx ground. I have worked on a large farm for one season and a nursery for a season, plus ten years of personal experience as a gardener.
Acreage1-5, 6-10, 11-40, 41-100
Farming PracticesOrganic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.I want to run a vegetable farm for market and csa, with bedding plants and mushrooms.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.I want to use organic regenerative ag to grow veggies. I would also like to focus on hoop house production for tomatoes and peppers. Also would like to use season extension low tunnels and high tunnels.
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainI am completely open to all plans plans and arrangements.
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:I personally think my training is in the field waiting. My experiences will never be as good as on the job training.