The Thunder Ridge Farm is located in the Horse Heaven Hills of Benton County, Washington less than 10 miles from the Columbia River and the Washington-Oregon border. The Farm is comprised of 1,742 assessed acres m/l. The property consists of 1,183 certified organic cropland acres with an additional 233.53 acres re-enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program through 2030. In addition, the Thunder Ridge Farm also includes a DNR lease totaling 50.5 acres of which 48.3 acres are authorized to be irrigated with water supplied from DNR water right no. G4-22435P. Primary soils on the property include the productive Warden Silt Loam and Finley Sandy Loam. In addition to the productive, fertile soils, the Farm has extensive water rights that authorize 901 acres to be irrigated through two wells, 20 well-maintained irrigation pivots and an extensive network of mainlines. The water delivery system is telemetrically controlled offering remote access to the irrigation infrastructure on the Farm. With the productive soils and extensive water rights and infrastructure, the Farm has supported numerous organic crops over the years including primary crops such as alfalfa, corn, and wheat along with numerous specialty crops such as potatoes, onions, sweet corn, and carrot seed. These combined characteristics make this farm ideal for continued success in organic production.
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