882-Acres Selling in Parcels or an Entirety
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882-Acres Selling in Parcels or an Entirety

$11,466,000 882 Acres
Property ID 4560479

Description

882-acres available in 3-parcels, or as an entirety, $13,000 per acre. Headquarters parcel to be sold last. [180-acre parcel has sold - sale pending].

Premium organic revenues on land suitable for orchards. Multiple water resources supporting organic tomatoes, sunflowers and rice. Luxuriant soils developed over years of organic farming. Leased to strong local producers contracting with global companies. Highly productive water district North of the Delta. 100% allocation. Untapped sustainable groundwater reserves.

Organic tomatoes on drip; sunflower seeds, organic rice, oil seeds, vine seeds, grains, feeds and legumes. Walnuts adjacent and almonds nearby. Scalable supply-chain sustainable water asset.

Prices: Organic rice = $37-42/cwt, organic tomatoes = $130-150/ton, sunflower seeds = $1000-2000/acre, organic safflower = $700-710/ton. Most organic prices are 2X conventional or more.

Yields: Organic rice = 78-cwt/acre, organic safflower = 1.3-tons/acre. Tomato yields typically 40-60 ton/acre dependent on grower conditions.

Gross acres: 882 +/- acres divided into 3-parcels.

Multiple Water resources: (1.) CVP/SRSC "Settlement Contractors". 100% allocation. Senior Central Valley Project, Sacramento River Settlement Contract water rights and district groundwater wells in Reclamation District 108. (2.) Sites Reservoir Development - Reclamation District-108 member with 20,000 AF reserved. (3.) Untapped groundwater reserves overlaying the Colusa sustainable groundwater sub-basin. Natural gas & minerals included at full price.

Soils: Enriched well-drained Sacramento clay with good infiltration. Laser-leveled on 9% grade for quick drainage. Walnuts flourishing on same soils next door. Almonds on Krymsk-86 rootstock replacing many acres of rice in the Sacramento Valley. CCOF certified organic, dark basin floor, mixed-clayey-alluvial soils, with 4% soil organic matter - vital to organic agriculture.

Improvements: Six laser leveled fields on 9% grade with 24" turn-outs, roads, ditches & drains. 5-acre field station with shop, yard and housing. There's an elevated building pad at the end of a private airfield, with spectacular views overlooking the farm, coastal range and the Sutter Buttes.

Leases: Premium organic rents. Tenant waitlist. Leases may be mutually agreed upon and assumed, renegotiated or canceled upon closing. On site security may also be retained.

Due diligence required. No contingencies sale. Sold AS-IS. Williamson Act re-enrolled through 2027. No existing conservation easements.

Trends-2018 in agricultural land & lease values: Big Changes Ahead - SGMA. Almonds and Walnuts replacing rice. Sacramento Valley land values increasing (water). San Joaquin Valley and rangeland values decreasing (water). ASFMRA - American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

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Directions

From Port of Sacramento, 38-miles North on I-5. From Sacramento International Airport, 28-miles North on I-5. From Williams canneries, nut hullers, tomato processing and rice drying & storage; 23-miles South on I-5. From Port of Oakland it's 98-miles East on I-80.

Agriculture and Farming

Agricultural Uses
Irrigation
Row Crop

Row Crop Potential Usage
Rice
Sunflowers
Tomato

Number of Acres of Orchard
Walnut orchard expansion area on adjacent lands, similar soils.

Primary Soil Types
Dark basin floor, mixed-clayey-alluvial, Sacramento Clay

Housing

Exterior Buildings
Workshop

Housing Type
Farm/Ranch House

Land

Barn Information
Large pole barn, Butler barn and small shop

Minerals - % Water Owned
Senior Sacramento Settlement Contract Water Rights. 100% allocation. Productive groundwater basin. Not needed now, but available.

Present Use
Agriculture

Special Notes
Open Call for Offers - Tenders

Land Type
Certified organic - CCOF Row crops / field crops. Orchard expansion area on adjacent lands.

Minerals Available
Oil & Gas
Water

Proposed Use
Orchards/Vineyards
* Walnuts next door - similar soils

Topography
Laser leveled - 9% grade

Minerals - % Oil & Gas Owned
Mineral rights included at full price. Natural gas lease history.

Miscellaneous
Private airfield

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County
State

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