Long-term Dairy Lease Opportunity
April 25, 2016
Turn-key certified organic dairy available for a long-term lease in SE Wisconsin. The land is owned and protected by Yggdrasil Land Foundation (www.yggdrasillandfoundation.org), a national land trust, with an agricultural conservation easement held by the Geneva Lakes Conservancy. There are 450 acres, all very productive soils. 240 acres are fenced with improved lanes and a pasture watering system. The pastures are well-managed swards. The highly maintained facilities include a 16-unit swing over parlor and a nice 4-bedroom house with separate 1 bedroom apartment. Organic milk buyer is ready to pick up. 500 ton of DM of hay on property. Current tenant is retiring after 25 years on this farm. We are seeking motivated, committed, and skilled dairy graziers, who will continue to maintain and improve this beautiful dairy farm. Consideration will be given to beginning dairy farmers. This farm has been a Master site for the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program (www.dga-national.org). It is part of a larger agricultural land association in SE Wisconsin that offers possibilities for synergies and future collaboration with like-minded businesses. Interested parties please contact: Yggdrasil Land Foundation, c/o Dorothy Hinkle-Uhlig at firstname.lastname@example.org.