Farmer Profile

Danielle Morton

Danielle Morton

 Armidale NSW 2350, Australia
 2
 New South Wales
Northern NSW
 Project Manager & Aquaponics hobby farm
 Project Management
 1-3 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

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

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

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

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Organic 4
  • Biodynamic 4
  • Regenerative 4
  • Grass fed 4
  • Permaculture 4
  • Urban 1
  • Conventional 1
  • Other Farming Methods: Aquaponics

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Share Farm
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

Chicken farming, aquaponics vegetable farming

Why are you passionate about farming?

Follow a simple lifestyle now, connected to the land. Have a steep learning curve for farming ahead but have trickled over last 2 years and feel ready to take on a larger farm

Best days of being a farmer:

Armidale or nearby Early rise with fruit and vegetable harvest prior to breakfast. Seedlings and replanting after breakfast till lunch. Planning and creating new trial grow beds afternoon and lock everything down/ cover for frost for the evening.