Northern Colorado Organic Farm3
Fort Collins, Colorado
This organic farm operation located in Northern Colorado is truly the best of its kind in the region. The attention to detail and management of this intense farming operation is second to none. The combination of quality land, good water and an excellent location is key to marketing the products and the overall land value. The future value and highest and best use of this acreage is truly a win win. The property can be maintained as an excellent organic operation or converted into parcels for development in the future. Colorado is prime for both farming and future potential. Water and mineral rights in this area are gaining value and importance by the day and the possibility of activity on the oil and gas side and water augmentation are excellent. The overall value of the water is paramount to the success of the farm and the long term value in this area. With growing populations in Colorado and the intensity of the oil and gas play the water value will continue to climb. This property is an excellent buy and hold property with possibilities of leasing to producers in the area. It is excellent for recreation and offers good Mule Deer hunting and excellent Waterfowl hunting. It is located in an area that the owners could lease waterfowl hunting rights to add to the return on the investment. There is currently a conservation easement on two pivots and a total of 256 acres. This is another aspect of value for the next owner to consider. A conservation easement in Colorado can be given to inhibit future development and achieve value in lowering taxable income. Please consult your tax advisor for your level of deductibility. The farm has 1,203 acres with 1,132 tillable acres currently under production of, Barley, Corn Silage, Corn Grain, Winter Wheat and Pinto Beans . Ample well water rights and 12 shares of North Poudre Irrigation Stock provide water to the 10 Zimmantic and Valley brands pivots that operate on the farm. Several irrigation ponds are located on the property including an 8+ acre pond stocked with Large Mouth-Bass and a small private island for those Days Off. Farm operation headquarters include: 15,000sqft Equipment building, 15,400sqft Refrigerated building, (2) 30 x100 Green houses, Machine Shed/workshop and more. This certified organic farm implements thenewest technology in pivot irrigation with the use of Zimmatic Field Net software. The use of electrical conductivity technology helps to improve soil survey accuracy in return helps use less manure, water and seeds. Each field is in crop rotation. State-of-the-art equipment and tractors can be purchased separately. Tractors have Tier 4 engines with Green Star Precision GPS Technology.