for partnership/rent: ~100 acres in Blodgett

Description

100 acres (mostly timber) with ~60 acres being converted to pasture, gardens, and crops. Two greenhouses, with deer-proof fencing around geographical isolated growing areas. Multiple ponds under construction. Lots of outbuildings, with fully-equipped shop, garage, and other resources. Plenty of heavy equipment to save sweat.

Looking for partners to develop independent commercial opportunities using the land, buildings, equipment, and other resources: plants, livestock, aquaponics/aquaculture, and much more.


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Rebuild/install fencing, build barns and other farm structures, improve road for year-round access, eliminate invasive plants.


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Highly diversified and integrated farming and forestry business incubator, with numerous secondary and tertiary value-added on-farm businesses. Launch your venture here, grow it up, then branch out to new property to reach the next level.


Current Use

Diversified livestock: horse, cattle, sheep, pigs, rabbits, poultry. Scaling down and refocusing efforts.


Available Water / Irrigation

Wells, spring houses, creeks, and even a river with rights for all but the last. Multiple ponds have been permitted and are under construction.


Soil Type / Quality

1'-2' of coast range loam on top of clay


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

One usable barn. Wood shop, 2-car garage for on-farm maintenance, storage buildings.
Two greenhouses: 20'x50' (ready to go) and 30'x100' (needs skin).


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Small excavator, bulldozer, and 5-yard dump truck. Mid-sized tractor with many attachments: tiller, mower, post hole digger, post pounder, fence stretcher, cement mixer, branch chipper, box blade, plow blade, lift forks, 1/3-yard bucket, and more.

Many machines with small engines: ATV/UTVs, chainsaw, trimmer, generators, air compressors, water pump, etc.

30"x24' lumber mill for processing on-site timber into lumber. Wood shop with tools to build an entire house from scratch. Garage stocked with tools and supplies for all equipment/engine repair and maintenance.

Full open-air processing line for butchering poultry under on-farm exemption.


Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Land is zoned as Exclusive Farm Use and Forest Conservation (split 60/40). Water resources presently must be managed extremely carefully during the dry season.


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County: Benton

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 100

Acreage Available to Landseeker: DOE

Date Property is Available: June 1, 2018

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash, Lease for trade, Partnership

Lease Rate / Price: negotiable

Date when this listing was created: April 24, 2018

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Organic, Not Certified, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional

Farming Practices Allowed: Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional, Other

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Cattle, Dairy, Fiber Animals, Goats, Herbs, Hogs, Horses, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? No

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? Yes


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