For rent/lease: 150 certified organic acres in Selma, Josephine County, Oregon
The mission of the Siskiyou Field Institute is to increase the understanding of, and connection to the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion through education, scientific research and public engagement. Our nonprofit organization has 150 acres of irrigated certified organic pasture which has been used for dairy heifers for the last 10 years. We are interested in continuing sustainable ranching, farming, and research. Applicants must be willing to work with a board of directors, and under the restrictions of our conservation management prescription.
Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property
grass fed beef
Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property
University associated research farming practices
until August, when the heifers were removed for the Kalmiopsis wildfire.
Available Water / Irrigation
Water rights, river water needs to be pumped.
Soil Type / Quality
Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use
Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease
irrigation pump, some pipes
Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production
Conservation easement held by OWEB, no access to river by farm animals. Students frequently use fields for research and classes.
Locations of land listings on map are not necessarily exact. Many are located on the nearest town or city.
Total Acreage: 150
Acreage Available to Landseeker: 150, subdivided in 3-4 fenced fields.
Date Property is Available: January 1, 2018
Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash
Lease Rate / Price: negotiable
Date when this listing was created:
November 27, 2017
Current Farming Practices: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional
Farming Practices Allowed: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional, Other
Agriculture Types Suitable: Cattle, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Grain, Hay, Horses, Pasture, Sheep, Vegetables
Housing Available? No
Water Available? Yes
Property Fenced? Yes
Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No