Barber Farm

135 acres

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Contact Name:

Charles Siegchrist

Property Location:

Hilltop Drive, Jericho
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The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:

135.0

Total acres available for agriculture:

65.0

Acres of forested land:

70.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

25.0

Acres of pasture:

40.0

Quality of land:

10 acres stone-free silt loam, 10 acres slightly stony, 5 acres well-drained enough for fall crops. The 10 acres are certified organic and the balance could be. Some of the pasture is steep and poorly drained.

Farm Information

Water sources present:

Available

Water sources details:

Deep well served by electricity, low gpm but good storage thanks to deep casing and static pressure. Used for 25 cow/calf pairs.

Barns and sheds:

None available

Farmer housing:

None available

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Equipment and machinery details:

Owner willing to help out, has full line of implements.

Farm infrastructure details:

Excellent farm road, irrigation pond

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for rent

Property for rent:

Looking for a three year lease, renewable yearly. Property becomes available Spring 2018.

Additional Information

Looking for an active livestock farmer to grass feed animals with intensive management and/or vegetable farming.  Other suggestions entertained.  Pasture land was limed in fall of 2016, would require fencing.  Owners committed to improvement of pasture ground through overseeding with legumes.  Property is conserved through the Land trust.