Seeking 10 to 15 acres in Polk, Benton, Marion or Lane Counties for cash lease


Land Seeker Description

Retired Hewlett Packard Project Manager with experience in cultivating mint, grass seed and, more recently, industrial hemp for boutique style producers of topicals, tinctures and smokable flower.

I am looking for irrigatable ground that will be free of residual pesticides/herbicides or other chemical contaminants.  Soil and water supply should have acceptable levels of heavy metals.

I can consider non organic certified ground.

What features of the property are essential?

Land must current water rights. An available supply of electricity is highly desirable. Buildings are optional.

Describe your farming experience

I have been involved with farming in the Willamette Valley for 10 years. I have assisted operations that cultivated mint oil, grass seed, corn, wheat and, more recently, industrial hemp.

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

I'm looking for a year to year cash lease.

What are your long term goals

If possible, secure a lease to buy option for up to 30 acres. Pass the successful operation on to my sons and daughter.

Describe your housing needs

No housing needed

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:

Acreage desired:
5 - 10 acres, 11 - 20 acres

Seeking land access by:
April 1, 2021

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:

Interested in these business arrangements:
Lease for cash

Interested in these growing practices:
Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Conventional

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
March 8, 2021

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