485-acre Utah farm/ranch for sale w/ irrigated land, 2 homes
The Gunnison Butte Ranch is a Utah farm for sale with an excellent set of improvements and a central location near I-70. Located at the mouth of Gray Canyon on the Green River, the ranch offers the ultimate end-of-the-road privacy while still being close to services. The ranch has an excellent set of cattle improvements, two newer homes, great water rights, 5 sideroll sprinklers, and two center pivot sprinklers, with a total of 485 acres and approximately 330 acres with incredible water rights.
Excellent hemp farm candidate–hemp is legal to grow in Utah
For the grower interested in growing hemp, this farm is an EXCELLENT candidate, with its outstanding water rights, long growing season, good soils, and excellent irrigation systems. Utah has legalized hemp production.
Excellent water rights and irrigated acreage
The Gunnison Butte Farm is comprised of approximately 485 total acres, with 210 irrigated acres on the east parcel and 600 acre feet of adjudicated water rights pumped directly out of the Green River. The west parcel, irrigated by a 2006 Valley center pivot, has 155 acres and over 600 acre feet of adjudicated water rights. Green River is known for its mild climate and long growing season—over 150 days a year—which is why Green River is famous for its melons. This farm is known for being highly productive, with fields planted in grass-alfalfa hay, alfalfa, and also a 5-acre fruit orchard planted in peaches, apples, plums, pears, Asian pears, cherries, and apricots. It’s possible to obtain yields of 6 tons to the acre of alfalfa. Historically the ranch has produced sugar beets, corn, melons, alfalfa, and high-quality grass-alfalfa mix hay. The east part of the ranch is irrigated by a 2006 Model 8000 Valley center pivot, 5 sideroll sprinklers, and 15 acres are flood irrigated.