Farmer Profile for Jacob Lesch

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

Grew up on a row crop farm with grape vineyards in Western New York. Participated in the local 4-H program for 11 years. I got a bachelors of science degree in Agricultural Systems Management from Ohio State. I currently work as a precision ag specialist at an equipment dealership, and maintain an active Ohio CCA certificate. I am a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau and I enjoy farming as a whole. I can provide references and a resume upon request.

Are you currently farming?:

No

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?:

Row Crops

What other enterprises are you considering?:

Apple/Fruit
Beef
Grains
Hay/Forage
Hogs
Livestock
Vegetables

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

500.0

Organic:

No

Infrastructure

Desired Infrastructure & Equipment Needed:

Water Access
Barn(s) and/or Shed(s)
Farmer Housing
Shop
Electrical Access

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