Ludwig Farms is an irrigated farm with valuable water rights in the Horse Creek Basin near Rush Colorado. Located 40 minutes east of Colorado Springs, the farm is ideally located close to the front range of Colorado and the growing city of Colorado Springs. There are 840 acres of level ground under 6 late model 7 tower pivots, including one towable, 360 acres of level dryland farm ground, and 320 acres of grass. Improvements include a 2,090 square foot modular home on a full basement with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Also, included are several supporting outbuildings including a 30x56 shop, 22x56 barn, 28x34 pole building, and a 16x27 storage building. There are two exempt domestic wells and a stock well. The water rights are administered through the Horse Creek Water Users Association (HCWUA). Water is delivered through 5 high capacity irrigation wells permitted for irrigation. WATER RIGHTSAdjudicated in Case No. W-1745, Water Division 2 in 1978, and subsequently included within the HCWUA plan for augmentation Total of 2,391 annual acre feet of production for irrigation of up to 945 acres.Permit No. 9226-F (Well No. 2 in W-1745) - Permitted to irrigate a maximum of 125 acres in the SE1/4 of Sec. 33, at a maximum diversion rate of 770 gallons per minute, annual maximum production of 567 acre feet (limited to 547 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9227-F (Well No. 3 in W-1745) - Permitted to irrigate a maximum of 160 acres in the SW1/4 of Sec. 28, at a maximum diversion rate of 700 gpm, annual maximum production of 515 acre feet (limited to 496 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9225-F (Well No. 1 in W-1745) - permitted to irrigate a maximum of 300 acres in the E1/2 of Sec. 29 at a maximum diversion rate of 700 gpm, annual maximum production of 515 acre feet (limited to 496 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9570-F (Well No. 4 in W-1745) - permitted to irrigate a maximum of 80 acres in the W1/2 NW1/4 Sec. 28, at a maximum diversion rate of 400 gpm, annual maximum production of 300 acre feet (limited to 282 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9571-RF (Well No. 5 in W-1745) - permitted to irrigate a maximum of 660 acres (280 acres per W-1745) in the W1/2 NW1/4 of Sec. 28 and all of Sec. 29, at a maximum diversion rate of 1000 gpm, annual maximum production of 570 acre feet - this 1,000 gpm entitlement included an 800 gpm absolute decree, and a 200 gpm conditional water right in W-1745. That conditional water right was abandoned for lack of use in Case No. 86CW56, so this well is now effectively permitted for 800 gpmCURRENT CROPS120 hemp (to be harvested fall 2020)120 fallow120 grass hay120 grass hay 120 grass alfalfa sainfoin mix 60 grass alfalfa/60 Rye Triticale radish mix60 grass/ 60 rye triticale radish mixThe level farm ground and soils is suitable for sod, hay crops, corn/wheat and other grains and hemp. Dryland corners80 acres alfalfa grass dryland320 acres native pastureIRRIGATION EQUIPMENTCircle 1 - 2016 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 2 - 2013 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 3 - 2005+/- Zimmatic 7 Tower PivotCircle 4 - 2013 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 5 - 2016 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 6&7 - 2013 T&L Towable 7 Tower PivotThe T&L's pivots are electric over hydraulic, so no high voltage running down the pivot with GPS controlled start/stop/reverseThe Zimmatic is all electric with mechanical reverse.SOILS36.3% Breaser Sandy Loam 36.0% Platner Loam9.5% Bresser Truckton Blakeland Complex 5.3% Ascalon Sandy Loam 5.1% Truckton Sandy Loam 2.2% Besser Sandy Loam 1.8% Truckton Sandy Loam1.7% Platner LoamHUNTING/RECREATION The farm is a magnet for Trophy plains Mule Deer.Pronghorn Antelope are numerous. Coyote, fox, raccoon Colorado GMU area 111Eligible for the Colorado land owner Deer and antelope draw. AREA/CLIMATE/LOCATION Average annual precipitation is 15 inches per year Rush Colorado is a small rural town community with a church, post office, restaurant, and Miami-Yoder K-12 school. 40 minutes east of Colorado Springs on the high plains of Colorado.

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