Seeking lease/rental of pasture and/or tillable acreage in Scio, OR area


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Land Seeker Description

Young beginning farmer, Scio native, current Lebanon resident, husband, father, and Marine Corps Veteran. Seeking tillable land (wheat, oats, clover, corn, etc) and land for cattle/sheep/goat pasture. Interested in ground in Scio and surrounding areas. Any size considered, but prefer 20 acres or larger.


What features of the property are essential?

On-site stock water source desired but not required. Irrigation is a plus but not required.


Describe your farming experience

Grew up on a small backyard farm, raised primarily beef cattle, poultry, etc. Worked on two local conventional and organic farms from age 14-22. Currently working part time on one of those local conventional farm after hours of off farm job.


Are you currently farming?

Yes

What are your short term goals for the land

Build rotational grazing business with cattle, sheep, goats and possibly pastured poultry and hogs. Additionally, begin farming 200+ tillable acres in wheat, oats, etc.
Five year goal is to be 100% farm supported and be able to raise our three children on a farm rather than with Daddy gone at work in construction 60+ hours a week.


What are your long term goals

Build a profitable business that supports our family and provides healthy food to the community and country.


Describe your housing needs

None.


What will you do as a farmer to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for everyone on your farm and in your community?

As a disciple of my Lord Jesus Christ I believe that all men and women are created equal and with identical value before their Maker. This impacts my daily interaction with those I am around.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
5

Acreage desired:
11 - 20 acres, 21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
March 1, 2023

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Bees, Cattle, Fiber Animals, Goats, Grain, Pasture, Sheep, Other

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

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
August 18, 2022



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