Seeking Lease or Partnership on 15-100+ acres


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Land Seeker Description

Ready to go! I have a solid background in agriculture and I’m ready to launch my career. Looking for land on which to deploy no-till cropping and pasture based production systems.


What features of the property are essential?

Good Perimeter fence pasture, water, and sunshine.


Describe your farming experience

Grew up on 165 acre Cattle ranch/homestead on the Oregon Coast. 5 years experience with pastured lamb/poultry operations in California and Texas. Providing all levels of care for animals from birth to harvest and processing.

I have studied Agriculture at the university level including soil science, plant science, and soil ecology.

Additionally I have 12 years experience set-netting in Alaska. This is Alaska's closest approximation to a big farm. Lots of moving parts involved in harvesting salmon and subsequent delivery to the processor. My roll was in operating and maintaining four tractors (JD E-series, Ford 6610 and 4610, and small Long) and an assortment of small engines and other equipment.


Are you currently farming?

Yes

What are your short term goals for the land

To establish and integrated crop/livestock operation. My system is modeled after those of Gabe Brown and Joel Salatin and is paired with my training in Soil ecology with Dr. Elaine Ingham. I will achieve land stewardship verification with organisations like the Savory Institute's EOV program.


What are your long term goals

Own two or more successful Ag businesses one of which provides food to customer and anther that provides services to producers. Become a landowner.


Describe your housing needs

Modest but comfortable. Currently Single with no dependents. Open to Ranch housing or RV in the right conditions.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Central, Coastal, 5, South Willamette Valley, Portland Area

Acreage desired:
5 - 10 acres, 11 - 20 acres, 21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
September 1, 2020

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Bees, Cattle, Grain, Hay, Herbs, Hogs, Mushrooms, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Sheep, Other

Interested in these business arrangements:
Lease-to-own, Lease with option to purchase, Lease for cash, Partnership

Interested in these growing practices:
Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Dry Farming, Season Extension

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
July 31, 2020



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