Counties of interestCarbon, Fergus, Musselshell, Stillwater, Wheatland
Planned OperationHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersFarm/Crop management (3 years or less), General farming (over 3 years)
Land TenureBuy/Sell, 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 co-operating family ranch of 160 acres comprised of cow/calf operation, 120 apple trees, and ducks in addition to working construction for a town job. located 3 miles south of Joliet. Previously worked on 20,000+ acre cattle ranch North of Big Timber.
Acreage11-40, 41-100, 101-500
Farming PracticesOrganic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Looking to expand operation with siblings, buy/lease with goals of finishing calves to provide farm-to-table products. Long term goals centered around holistic operation of grass finished bison accompanied by a diverse, holistic operation.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.Historically, we have been a conventional cow/calf operation but have recently embraced holistic management practices as described by Allen Savory and popularized by Gabe Brown.
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainOpen minded to new opportunities!
Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:I would benefit from mentorship/insight developing in depth business plans, bison specific production planning, and furthering holistic management knowledge and experience.
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