Profile #738

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Location

  • Columbia County
  • Copake

Acres for lease

10

Acres available for crop production

10

Acres available for pasture/hay

10

Property Description

Property’s current condition and current use(s)

Looking for an established farmer who needs additional acreage to grow their business.

Farm is currently set up for horses or other livestock. Currently includes dappled boer goats, moonspotted nigerian dwarf goats, and Randall cows.

Will need additional water well or irrigation pond for crop production. 

Owner lives on edge of property, no other housing available.

Farm history / past uses of the property

Formerly a horse breeding farm. Other livestock on grounds including chickens, goats, cows and sheep.

Farm Infrastructure

Fencing description

Fencing is currently set up for livestock, with 3-5 functioning paddocks for goats, cows or horses, plus several smaller outbuildings.

Water access description

Limited well access at 8 gallons/min.

Barns/structures description

2 pole barns:

40' x 30': 6 horse stalls with center aisle and hay loft storage. Water and electricity.

50' x 35': 4 horse stalls along one wall, remaining space open. Water and electricity. Plus 12' leanto along entire length and diesel fuel tank.

Farmer housing description

No housing at this time, but there are sites available for trailer, cabin or other mobile structure.

Equipment description

1980's 75HP tractor with brushhog. Other smaller equipment for mowing, weedwacking, etc.

Crops and Livestock

Types of livestock and/or crops permitted to be produced on the property

  • Apiary
  • Beef
  • Berries
  • Craft Alcohol
  • Equine
  • Field Crops
  • Flowers
  • Fruit
  • Goats
  • Grains
  • Hay
  • Hemp
  • Herbs
  • Hops
  • Mushroom
  • Pigs
  • Poultry
  • Sheep
  • Vegetable
  • Vineyard

Livestock/crops description

Open to considering all options, but would prefer limited public access.

Tenure Options

Tenure options

  • Short Lease (1-5 years)
  • Long Lease (5+ years)
  • Rolling Lease

Additional Information

Restrictions on agricultural activities permitted on the property under the town's zoning code or other land use laws

Right to farm community. Some restrictions on slaughter facilities, housing.

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

No

Are you willing to have the public on the property for a CSA, farm market or related agricultural activity?

Maybe

Other potential constraints on agricultural activities (property constraints, concerns from neighbors, etc.)

Grounds must be kept neat and tidy. Highly organized professionals only.