This property, located 12 miles northwest of Pendleton, Oregon, contains a very clean, dryland farming operation that consistently produces the best yields in the area. This farm is one of the best in a very strong dryland farming area.
Identification of Subject Property:
T3N 30E TL 1700 3.41 acres T3N 31E TL 4200 7.00 acres
T3N 31E TL 4400 780.19 acres T3N 31E TL 5400 2790.91 acres
T3N 31E TL 100 160.00 acres T3N 30E TL 2200 158.18 acres
T3N 30E TL 1900 817.22 acres T3N 31E TL 4402 1596.24 acres
The property is 12 miles northwest of Pendleton, Oregon. ACCESS Access is off of Interstate 84 and Yoakum Road
Distances to Other Cities:
Pendleton, OR – 11.7 miles
Portland, OR – 199 miles
Bend, OR – 242 miles
Boise, ID – 233 miles
Seattle, WA – 268 miles
Acreage: The property offers a total of 6,313.15 acres
Currently 5,915.76 acres are being tilled and the 2018 crop acres will be 2,500 acres in dryland wheat production. In 2017, the Seller produced a proven 97 bushels per acre for the average of the entire farm. Annual production history for the farm is 53 bushels to the acre. This farm is very clean, as the current farmer is very particular and maintains a first-class operation.
Conservation Reserve Program
Currently 397.39 acres are enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) for an annual payment of $23,781.00. There are 8 CRP contracts that have expiration dates that range from 9/30/2020 through 9/30/2022. The annual rental rate per acre for the 8 contracts range from $54.67 to $87.30 per acre annually. The balance of the crop acres is in wheat production.
Main Residence: The ranch style home is 2,604 square feet and provides two floors of modern home space, with a basement. The home consists of a living room, dining room, kitchen, master bedroom, two other bedrooms, two bathrooms, office, laundry/entrance room and a two-car garage. Professional landscaping tops this home off and is designed with entertaining in mind.
Manufactured Home: Double-wide manufactured home containing three bedrooms, two baths, living room, dining room and kitchen.
Bunk House: This one-bedroom, one-bath bunk house with kitchenette is used for part-time seasonal farm help.
Loft Barn: The loft barn is 3,200 square feet and used in the farm operation for machine storage and miscellaneous uses.
Machine Shop: This shop is an insulated steel building with propane heat, all the necessities for a farm equipment mechanic shop, a concrete floor and is used as a farm equipment work space.
Equipment Shed: This building is tin sided and used for farm equipment storage.
Scale Shack: 20,000 gross weigh scales that are not certified commercial scales with the State of Oregon, but fully functional.
Power: Power is supplied by Umatilla Electric Company.
Water: This property has well water.
Soils: According to the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, the predominant soil classification for this farm unit is provided in the back of this brochure.
Taxes: 2017: $33,099.09
Zoning: The zoning is all Exclusive Farm Use (EFU).
152.055 DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE.
The purposes of the EFU, Exclusive Farm Use Zone, are to preserve and maintain agricultural lands for farm use, including range and grazing uses, consistent with existing and future needs for agricultural products, forest and open spaces; to conserve and protect scenic resources; to maintain and improve the quality of air, water and land resources of the county and to establish criteria and standards for farm uses and related and supportive uses which are deemed appropriate. It is also the purpose of this use zone to provide the automatic farm use valuation for farms, which qualify under the provisions of ORS Chapter 308. The provisions in this use zone are subject to automatic legislative amendments as described in 152.004. (Ord. 2005=02, passed 1-5-2005)
Mineral Rights: Mineral rights are available. Any mineral or geothermal rights owned by the seller are included as part of the property being offered for sale.
Recreation and Wildlife: This property is located in the Columbia Basin Unit and is eligible for 4 Landowner Preference Tags. Deer, quail and pheasant hunting has been available and usually successful in the past. Big game hunting for deer and elk is available in the nearby Blue Mountains, with USFS lands open to the public. The mountains are located just a short day trip to the south of the ranch.
Growing Season and Rainfall: The growing season or average frost-free period is about 135-170 days annually. The rainfall averages from 11 to 12 annually. The elevation ranges from 1,100 to 1,250 feet above sea level. The average annual air temperature is 50-53 degrees.
The Pendleton School District: The Pendleton School District has an enrollment of approximately 3,264 students in the early learning center, five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. There are approximately 214 kindergartners, 1,266 elementary students (grades 1-5), 752 middle school students (grades 6-8) and 1032 high school students (grades 9-12).
Pendleton School District Advantages: The PSD has distinct advantages not always found in districts of a similar size. Students in Pendleton schools always score well on state achievement tests. Traditionally, those students who plan to attend college score well above state and national scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test. The PSD is staffed with many dedicated long-term employees.
Outstanding Programs and Community Involvement: The Pendleton schools have an outstanding music program with instruction in band, choir and orchestra at the middle and senior high schools.
Pendleton sports programs have long-standing reputations for winning, attributed in large part to the tremendous community pride, spirit and tradition. Many sports start at the grade school level and continue through high school with a positive attitude and thus a winning program.
The district also has many school-related clubs, organizations and extracurricular activities that give students the opportunity to be involved in their schools and community. An aggressive DARE program, character education program and gang awareness education is stressed at all levels.
Oregon Department Fish Wildlife: www.dfw.state.or.us/
Umatilla County: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umatilla_County_Oregon#History
School District: pendleton.k12.or.us/about-us
Pendleton Roundup: www.pendletonroundup.com/p/About/147
Property Directions: www.mapquest.com/directions/from/us/washington/seattlewa-305963281/to/us/oregon/pendleton/97801/75266-yoakum-rd-45.702060,-118.995920
Please contact The Whitney Land Company office to schedule a showing. A listing agent must be present at all times to tour the property.
All of the information within this sales package has been gathered from State, County and City records and officials as well as others who are deemed reliable; however, the broker and agents can not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information herein contained. It is also subject to change, prior sale or withdrawal.
The Whitney Land Company has been providing professional services for real estate in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest and throughout the Rocky Mountain states for more than 40 years.
Our group of dedicated brokers brings decades of experience with Oregon ranches, farms and commercial properties, as well as a diverse background in dealing with all types of agriculture from financing through production.
The agents at Whitney Land offer a wealth of knowledge in farming, banking and marketing that only years of first-hand experience in Oregon real estate can provide.