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

$11,907,000 882 Acres
Property ID 4560479


882-acres available in 3-parcels, or as an entirety. Priced at current market value; $13,500 per-acre with Buyers' brokers or $13,000 without. Headquarters parcel must be sold last. The 180-acre parcel sold 12/2018.

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.

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.

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

Organic tomatoes on drip; sunflower seeds, organic rice, oil seeds, vine seeds, grains, feeds and legumes. Walnuts adjacent with almonds & vineyards 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.

Leases: Premium organic rents. Tenant waitlist. Leases, if mutually agreed upon, may be 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.

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.

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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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
Row Crop

Row Crop Potential Usage

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


Exterior Buildings

Housing Type
Farm/Ranch House


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

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

Proposed Use
* Walnuts next door - similar soils

Laser leveled - 9% grade

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

Private airfield

Road Frontage Desc

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