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Spring Hollow Wheat Farm
Adams, Umatilla County, Oregon
Price $ 320,000.00
The Spring Hollow Wheat Farm offers an opportunity to have a 50% shared undivided interest of 200.5 +/- non-contiguous deeded acreage. Located southeast of Adams, Oregon, this farm is currently being leased out and providing the owner an ROI. The property is currently being farmed as a wheat/fallow rotation. There are no outbuildings on the parcels. Most of the acreage is flat with some slope. Soils are mainly highly productive Athena silt loam and Palouse silt loam.
The Spring Hollow Wheat Farm is located approximately 4 +/- miles southeast of Adams, OR. The first parcel is near the junction of Spring Hollow Road and Wamishta Road. Spring Hollow Creek runs through the middle of the parcel. The second parcel is near the junction of Pambrun Road and Curl Road.
The property can be accessed from Hwy 11 onto Spring Hollow Road, and then heading south approximately 3+/- miles until Wamishta Road.
Distances to Other Cities:
3N35B0-00-03600 (150.9 Acres) (Not Contiguous)
Total= 200.5 +/- Acres
Current tillable acres are leased out for the 2019 crop year. Seller indicates historical yields range in the 95-100+/- BU average. The farming practice is a fallow operation. A crop is seeded every other year and the land is left dormant in between. The tenant farmer has done a pea rotation in years past.
Based on the Soil Conservation Service’s Soil Survey of Umatilla County, the major soil types on the property are Athena silt loam and Palouse silt loam. Athena silt loam with 0-7% or less slope makes up a little over half of the two parcels. Soil depths range from deep to moderately deep. Soil maps are available upon request.
Where the property is located the average rainfall is approximately 18” to 22” per annum. Further detailed weather information for Adams, Oregon is available from the National Weather Service website back to 2011.
The tilled portions of the property are flat to gently sloping farm ground, which is typical of the area. The property includes Spring Hollow Creek running through one of the parcels. Both parcels are estimated to be approximately 1,800 to 1,950 feet above sea level.
In Adams, Oregon, summers are warm and winters are cold. The growing season or average frost-free period is about 135-170 days annually. Further detailed weather information for Adams, Oregon is available from the National Weather Service website back to 2011.
2018 = $2,332.53
Property is zoned EFU, exclusive farm use. For complete zoning information, contact the Umatilla County Planning Department at 541-278-6252.
The owner does not warrant there are any mineral rights available. However, any mineral or geothermal rights owned by the seller(s) 50% undivided share are included as part of the property being offered for sale.
The Spring Hollow Farm has historically been a dry-land wheat farm and the current use remains that of a dry crop/ fallow farm. The farm has been leased out and farmed by the Betts family for many years. Currently, a long living family member will retain the other 50% undivided interest. No substantial changes from the dry-land cropping operation are anticipated. The farm has been in the family for years and used as an investment opportunity for the family.
Umatilla County was created on September 27, 1862, out of a portion of Wasco County. Umatilla is an Indian term meaning “rippling water” or “water rippling over sand” and has provided the name both for the county and its major river. Lewis and Clark and pioneers traveling the Oregon Trail passed through the area. The gold rush of 1862 brought miners and stock raisers to the mountains and grasslands of Umatilla County. The county expanded after the coming of the railroad in 1881 and the area was open to the development of dry land wheat farming. The fertile land of Umatilla County gives a strongly agricultural base to the county’s economy. Fruit, grain, timber, cattle, and sheep are important agricultural products. Recreation, primarily in the Blue Mountains, and tourism, most notably for the annual Pendleton Round-Up rodeo, are also important to the local economy.
Christopher D. Stuvland, Broker
Jim Whitney, CCIM, Broker
Please contact The Whitney Land Company office to schedule a showing. A listing agent must be present at all times to tour the property.