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10 Acres Prime Pasture

Located in Thompson - Okanagan

Land Details

Total land size in acres
25 acres
Wooded Area
Yes - 12 acres wooded
Cultivable Area
approximately 10 acres of river bottom pasture/hay field
Expansion potential (acres)
No
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Not used for agriculture -
Current practices
    State of the surface of the cultivable area

    Gravelly in spots and the rest is beautiful, deep, sandy loam.

    Description and historical use of land available for farming

    Current owners have not farmed the land but appears previous owners kept livestock and also took off a hay crop.

    Road Access
    Yes - Well maintained gravel road.
    Electricity
    No
    Cell Service
    No
    Long-term goal or vision for land

    Land appears best suited for permanent sod cover because of flood risk. Hay production or pasture are the best uses.

    Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
    Yes - Flooding in high water years.
    Current residents living on property
    Yes - Husband and wife.
    Availability of farm buildings
    No - None currently available but okay for farmers to build animal and food shelters.
    Land is fenced
    Yes - Partially
    Availability of farm machinery and tools
    No
    Water source
    • Stream/river -
    Water rights to these sources
    Yes - Owners have water rights to stream, creek & river.
    On-site housing
    No - Mobile home or travel trailer okay.
    Restricted access of visitors
    Yes - Farmer needs to be present to allow customers, labourers, etc. access to property.
    Preferred Agriculture Products
    • Livestock -
    • Hay & Forage -
    Current Agriculture Practices
    • Organic -
    Agronomic potential
    Good
    Current practices
    • Texture - 3/4 deep sandy loam
    • Rocky soil - 1/4 coarse gravel
    • Sloping - Nearly flat
    • Slope orientation and degree of slope (specify) - Very little slope
    • General fertility (nutrients) - Unknown. Not fertilized for some years
    • Soil grittiness - Loam is quite sandy
    • Good drainage - Paradox. Great drainage unless it's flooded.
    Preferred arrangement
    • Lease -
    • MOU -
    Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
    No
    Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
    Yes
    Agreement duration
    Two years with possible extension.

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