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 OperationLarge Animal (cattle, sheep, goats)
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)
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.I am currently the Grazing and Forage Production Manager on holistically managed, 3000 stock unit ranch in western Colorado. I've managed large-scale (1500-6000 stock unit) ranches in Montana, South Dakota, and New Zealand on a variety of landscapes. We've run beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, goats, and European red deer on a large scale. Operations we've managed range from 14000 acres (SD) to 53000 acres (MT) to 68000 acres (NZ), to 3000 irrigated acres (CO).
Farming PracticesConventional, Organic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.We specialize in low input, large scale regenerative grazing operations.
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainWe need an arrangement that allows us to build equity. Various leasing or other arrangements that allow for that are of interest to us.
Please attach any photos that support your application.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.We use Holistic Management as a decision making tool, and utilize Holistic Planned Grazing. We seek a large grass base.