Find a Farm
El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.
Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.
English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.
Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.Collapse ▲
Are you a beginning farmer looking for land? Or an experienced farmer looking for additional acreage to expand your operation?
Browse farmland profiles for opportunities, including farms for sale, farms for lease or rent, business partnerships, employment, and internships and mentorships.
Click below to create a Farmland Seeker profile to share specific needs. Upon completion and a quick staff review, your profile will be available for landowners.
Consider reviewing these two documents to help you with your search.
Tips for creating your Farmland Seeker profile
Be as detailed as possible! Remember that many landowners are not just looking for a farmer whose production goals match their land, but are also interested in seeing evidence of experience. Consider uploading a resume to supplement the available fields and give landowners a more detailed picture of who you are and your skills, knowledge, and abilities.
When landowners browse seeker listings, they will see:
- your name
- your production goals
- the short tagline you created summarizing who you are and what you’re looking for
Only once a landowner chooses to click on your name will they see your full, detailed profile. Your tagline is a great opportunity to set yourself apart. Clear, concise taglines will attract the best possible opportunities. Be creative!
Tips for browsing farmland listings
You can browse all listings, or use the search filters to view only listings that meet your criteria.
Search filters include:
- Acres – total, cropland/tillable, pasture
- Region / County (View region map; Select only counties of interest)
- Type of opportunity (sale, lease, employment, internship / mentoriship)
- Equipment and infrastructure available (buildings, water, fencing, etc)
- Current production on farm (livestock, vegetables, grain, etc)
- Current production practices (organic, conventional, transitioning, etc)
Narrow your farmland search by the factors you care most about, but avoid creating parameters for areas you aren’t as concerned with — if you narrow your search too much you could miss out on a great opportunity!
Be aware that some landowners may create listings that are more detailed than others, so it’s worth exploring listings that leave you with some questions.
Certified Farm Seeker Program
Become a Certified Farm Seeker and demonstrate to farm owners that you are ready to run a farm business. Having CFS recognition shows landowners that you are serious about establishing or expanding a farm enterprise and have completed the planning necessary for long-term success.
Certified Farm Seekers need to show AT LEAST TWO of these criteria in their profile:
Prior farm experience
Proof a farm training program has been completed
A farm business plan
A professional resume that highlights the seeker’s farm knowledge
Once you have filled out your Farm Seeker profile, your profile will be reviewed and certification will be awarded. This will be shown on your listing with the CFS icon for landowners to see. If you need help accomplishing your goals, from finding training programs to creating a business plan, please see the links in the Farm Seeker resource page.