Land Area41-100 acres
Current UseHay & Forage, Grain, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry)
Current PracticesConventional, Other
Please elaborate on current farming/ranching practicesConventional tillage, Rotational grazing, Pesticide and herbicide application
Water SourcesIrrigation system
Are water rights available to these sources?40 acre feet of water rights on Hellgate ditch. Working pump with underground mainline. 2-1/4 mile wheel lines. Additional hand lines available
What are the soil types on your property?Has been described as Desmet type soil. Was the most product field on entire Flynn Ranch.
Structures/EquipmentBarn or shed for produce, livestock, or equipment storage, Other
Please further describe the structures or equipment that are available2 historic barns on property but use would be minimal for farmer. Will consider building machine shed if needed.
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher?Yes
In your judgment, which crops/agricultural purposes are best suited to your land and which would you support on your land?Hay & Forage, Grain, Vegetable
Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:A farmer to come in on lease and begin using immediately
We currently lease/rent to a farmer. Looking for a more long term solution
Would allow conventional tillage, minimum tillage, no till, strip cropping, sustainable, organic, rotational grazing, pesticide/herbicide application, integrated pest management
Would like to work toward sustainable practices with less chemical herbicide but will allow them
This property is under conservation easement. It will never be developed. We are looking long term and would like to see it used to aide the local food movement.
30 acres are in alfalfa, I would like the other 6 1/2 worked up and replanted