For Lease: 7 acres with irrigation in Hood River County


Description

Approximately 7 acres of land for lease. South to southeast-facing, gently to moderately sloping, irrigation from Farmer’s Irrigation with water rights for 7 acres. Elevation is approximately 1,000 feet. The land was previously a production cherry orchard, trees were removed in the last 10 years by previous owner. The house at the property is occupied, but a large shop outbuilding is available for storage of equipment and supplies. Currently the land is mowed and irrigated as a non-production grass field. Primary irrigation infrastructure in-place. We are seeking a farmer and/or partner to help put the land to beneficial and sustainable use. Unfortunately, no housing is available. If you are interested and have a viable idea for this land, please contact us.


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Develop a long-term plan/partnership/lease to establish beneficial use for the farmable area. Initiate necessary infrastructure investments for plan (access, equipment, fencing, plantings, etc...). Owner willing to share in necessary infrastructure, materials, and equipment investments. Open to compelling plans and different types of crops/agricultural use.


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Implement the identified long-term plan to transform the farmable area into a beneficial and productive plot of land, take advantage of available irrigation/water rights. Productive use is priority over economic gain (for land owner).


Current Use

Open grass, mowed and lightly irrigated, scattered fruit trees


Available Water / Irrigation

Farmer's Irrigation District
7.8 acres of water rights
Primary irrigation infrastructure in-place
Existing 2" Mainline Through Field and Located


Soil Type / Quality

Oak Grove Loam 8% to 12% and 12% to 20%.
Loam and clay that is relatively well-draining, no areas of wet soil or flooding/standing water in farmable areas.


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Large Shop


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

For use: Compact Tractor (Kubota; 30 HP; 4x4); 5 foot brush hog; ATV; 25 gal sprayer for ATV


Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Access includes a 3/4-mile-long, half gravel and half paved, one-lane driveway with steep sections.


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County: Hood River

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 15.1

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 7

Date Property is Available: July 7, 2020

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash, Partnership, Other

Lease Rate / Price: negotiable

Date when this listing was created: May 5, 2020

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices:

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Cattle, Goats, Grain, Horses, Nursery Stock, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Vineyard, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? No

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? No

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No


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