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Location

  • Dutchess County
  • Poughquag

Acres for lease

30

Acres available for crop production

30

Acres available for pasture/hay

20

Property Description

Property’s current condition and current use(s)

cows, hay; has Class C stream with two ponds, some perimeter areas are wet

We are on a main Road with plenty of flat frontage, gentle slope to barn area; close to Routes 55, 22 and 52; close to Taconic and I-84.  Very accessible yet private.

Farm history / past uses of the property

milk and beef cows, poultry, horses, hay, compost; no pesticides since purchase in 1993 and none know prior.

Farm Infrastructure

Fencing description

There was tension fence for horses and subsequent tenants cut into it etc; poles are still pretty much intact; can use solar electric fencing

Water access description

well, ponds, streams which may or may not run low during hot months; ponds can be dug out

Barns/structures description

barn has three stalls, room for more; electric, room for machinery storage and hay storage

Farmer housing description

none-but if tenant wants to fix at their own expense the existing mobile trailer to live in, which can be remodeled which takes work, trailer had electric and septic.

Other description of infrastructure or equipment

There is a two car garage with electric near the road which can be used to sell products grown/produced on the farm-excellent use for farm stand.

We are looking for an established farmer who needs to re-locate or expand; some one who will responsibly farm the property and keep it neat and tidy and who has the financial ability to farm. 

Crops and Livestock

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

  • Beef
  • Craft Alcohol
  • Dairy
  • Draft Animal
  • Field Crops
  • Flowers
  • Goats
  • Hay
  • Herbs
  • Hops
  • Horticulture
  • Mushroom
  • Permaculture
  • Pigs
  • Poultry
  • Sheep
  • Vegetable
  • Vineyard

Livestock/crops description

Flexible

Tenure Options

Tenure options

  • Short Lease (1-5 years)
  • Long Lease (5+ years)
  • Lease to Own

Additional Information

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

none but check with Town of Beekman; property in Ag District

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

Yes

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.)

Neighbors are farm friendly-they are pretty much surrounded by farms

Any additional information about this property

We had soil testing done again in 2019.