Farmer Profile

Lydia Thompson

Lydia Thompson

 Hobart TAS, Australia
 3
 Tasmania
All Areas
 Maternity leave
 Administrative, Homesteading, banking, Military. Property Management
 10-15 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Horse Breeding 4
  • Other livestock 4
  • Goats 4
  • Sheep 4
  • Beef 4
  • Chickens 4
  • Dairy 4
  • Mixed Farming 4
  • Market garden 3
  • Orchard 2
  • Sugar Cane 1
  • Pig Farming 1
  • Cotton 1
  • Viticulture 1
  • Specialty Crops 1
  • Aquaculture 1
  • Rice 1
  • Broad Acre Cropping 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Sales 4
  • Orcharding 4
  • Animal Husbandry 4
  • Business Management 3
  • Livestock Mustering 3
  • Human Resources 3
  • Marketing 3
  • Planning 3
  • Accounting 3
  • Cropping 3
  • Fencing 2
  • Agronomy 1
  • Book Keeping 1
  • Machinery Operation 1
  • Other Farming Skills: None

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Conventional 4
  • Organic 4
  • Biodynamic 4
  • Regenerative 4
  • Grass fed 4
  • Permaculture 4
  • Urban 1
  • Other Farming Methods: None

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Share Farm
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

Own small hobby farm.

Why are you passionate about farming?

Growing up in rural tassie and being raised around many farming families and spending many years on friends farms its in our blood. The best place to raise children is on a farm surrounded by animals, it teaches them responsibility and compassion.

Best days of being a farmer:

Early winter Surrounded by green rolling hills, the cold air settling down the valley and last light after doing final check on animals and breathing in the cold country air Tassie has to offer