Baca County Colorado Farmland Auction – June 13 – Peoples Company

Baca County Colorado Farmland Auction – June 13 – Peoples Company

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Published On: May 13, 20241.9 min read
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Property Type: Farmland
Auction Date: June 13, 2024
Location: Colorado
Acreage: 1,357.50 Acres

Mark your calendar for June 13th, 2024! Peoples Company and The Lund Company are pleased to be representing the sale of 1,357.5 acres m/l near Walsh, Colorado. The farm contains a total of 1,112.56 FSA cropland acres carrying an NCCPI of 29.2. Primary soil types include Wiley loam and Fort Collins loam. Of the cropland acres, approximately 610 acres are irrigated through five center pivots. Historic plantings have been corn, winter wheat, and sorghum. The farm is located in Sections 23, 24, 26, 27, and 35 of Walsh Township and is currently leased for the 2024 crop year.

Horse Creek runs laterally through the farm and offers 227.03 acres of recreational opportunity. Pronghorn, coyotes, and upland game are known to traverse the area and provide great hunting opportunities right on the farm. There is a dilapidated house and Quonset hut located in the southeast corner of the property with a well and electricity. With utilities at the site, this would make a great location to build a hunting cabin for recreational activities throughout the year.

Renewable energy projects have boomed recently in southeastern Colorado and offer several monetary benefits to landowners. Wind and solar projects in Baca County are gaining traction and supplementing investment opportunities in the area. This farm is involved in two wind projects. One being a wind energy agreement that was executed in 2021 and is currently paying out $3.00/acre a year with an escalator as the lease progresses. The other project is a transmission line easement lease executed in 2023, paying $3.00/linear foot yearly. Contact the listing agent for more details.

The farmland will be offered via live public auction as one tract at 10:00 AM (MT) on June 13th, 2024, at the Walsh Community Center in Walsh, Colorado. Simultaneous online bidding will be available for those unable to attend the live auction.

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