Land Area11-40 acres
Current UseHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Please elaborate on current farming/ranching practicesIrrigated fruit orchard , strawberry and raspberry on irrigated 2/3 of an acre. Two acre irrigated pasture is unused and could be put to any agricultural use. An additional one acre could be added to existing irrigated area. Potential for additional 230 acre grazing lease.
Water SourcesStream/Large creek, Well, Irrigation system
Are water rights available to these sources?Yes
What are the soil types on your property?Somewhat sandy and acidic? Before clearing the property was tree covered with mostly pine forest.
Please describe the available housing:There are several options for housing, depending on need. There is an unfinished two story building designed for housing and equipment storage. A separate canning kitchen and larder building are adjacent to the orchard and garden. The main house has eight bedrooms and could be used for a large family or community group.
Structures/EquipmentBarn or shed for produce, livestock, or equipment storage, Animal pens, Deer fencing, Other fencing, Greenhouse or Hoophouse, Irrigation equipment, Tractor or other tools, Electricity, Other
Please further describe the structures or equipment that are availableKitchen
Deere 4510 compact tractor with blade, loader, forks, and mower. An older but functional manure spreader (ground drive).
Land TenureCropshare, Lease, Open to other arrangements
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher?Yes
Please elaborate on your willingness to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher:Willing to advise as needed.
In your judgment, which crops/agricultural purposes are best suited to your land and which would you support on your land?Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Please elaborate on the crops/agricultural purposes that are best suited to your land:nursery plants or trees or additional vegetables and fruit trees. The garden currently has about 1/4 acre in berries and 50 to 60 fruit trees. There is ample room in the garden for vegetables.
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:Sale or yearly lease with renewable options to be determined.
What kind of additional training/information would help you with the transfer process? Please check all that apply and feel free to elaborate below.Financing options (loans, etc.), Marketing (local market connections), Production, Specializations (organic, sustainable)
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