Farmer Profile for Eli Petersheim

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

Organic hay, layers, row crop rotation w hay .

Are you currently farming?:

Yes

Are you interested in connecting with other farmers to explore collocation or collaborative farm ideas?:

No

Enterprises

What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?:

Row Crops

What other enterprises are you considering?:

Hay/Forage
Livestock
Pasture
Sheep

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

500.0

Tillable Acres:

500.0

Forested Acres:

0.0

Acres in Pasture:

25.0

Organic:

No

Infrastructure

Farmhouse Needed:

No

Equipment Needed:

any

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

Lease with Option to Buy
Long-Term Lease
Owner-Financed Sale
Short-Term Lease
Work to Own (Gradual Transfer of Responsibility & Farm Assets)

Maximum monthly rent you are willing/able to pay:

$140

Have you been qualified by a lending institution? (if applicable):

Yes

Business Plan/Goals

Do you have a business plan? Please write an informative description of your vision & goals for your farming future.:

Use layer Litter to build your soil, and rotate hay with row crops for long term soil health. Would consider transitioning your land to organic.