Farmer Profile for Tim Shinkle

Co-Applicant / Partner Name:

Tiffany Shinkle

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

Hay experience Currently raise beef pork poultry sheep Have row crop experience

Are you currently farming?:

Yes

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

Yes

Enterprises

What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?:

Beef

What other enterprises are you considering?:

Dairy (cows)
Goats
Hay/Forage
Hogs
Livestock
Pasture
Poultry
Sheep
Vegetables
Woodlot

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

100.0

Forested Acres:

25.0

Acres in Pasture:

75.0

Organic:

Yes

Infrastructure

Farm Structures Needed:

Barn(s)
Milking Facilities
Storage

Farmhouse Needed:

Doesn't matter

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

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

Maximum monthly rent you are willing/able to pay:

$2,500

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

No

Business Plan/Goals

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

Continue raise grass fed beef and pastured pork to consumers and restaurants. Would like to expand to produce and hay . Eventually have own farm store and place to cut own meat with a commercial kitchen