Ben G. Scott
Owner/Broker

Krystal M. Nelson
NMQB #15892
TX / CO


Gerald M. Smith
TX/NM/OK Broker Associate

Robert D. Nelson
TX Sales Associate

Tony R. Gabel
NM Sales Associate

Feller Hughs
TX Sales Associate

Ben Scott Jr.
TX/NM Sales Associate

Klay Clearman
TX Sales Associate

 

Bill West

NM Sales Associate

Ron Deeds

NM/CO Sales Associate

Carla Deeds

NM/CO Sales Associate

Anessa G. Friemel

TX Sales Associate

Lee Gabel
TX Sales Associate

Phone
(800) 933-9698
(806) 647-4375
5:00 am - 10:00 pm CST

 



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Drip Irrigated 344
 
  State: Texas

  Region: Panhandle

  County: Castro

  Property Type: Irrigated Farmland

  Acres: 344.7 acres more or less

  Taxes: Approximately $675.00

  Location: 10 miles NW of Dimmitt
This farm has 150 acres of underground drip irrigation which was recently installed in order to more efficiently utilize water and to reduce labor requirements. Drip irrigation is reportedly 25 to 40% more efficient than sprinkler irrigation but is costly to install with typical costs being $1,400 to $2,000 per acre. The drip system was installed with wireless controls and all wells are electric which resulted in less labor required for irrigation. In addition, all fertilization and micro nutrients are distributed thru the drip lines.

There are 6 irrigation wells with submersible electric motors (4-20 hp and 2-15 hp) and pumps that produce a total of approximately 400 gpm. Recently installed high-pressure (50#) plastic, under-ground lines connect all wells to the drip system. Wells are approximately 400’ to 470’ in depth with steel casing and pumps set near the bottom of the hole. Water district maps show a 2012 estimate of the saturated thickness of the water-bearing formation to be 60’ to 100’. Three nearby water-district observation wells had 1.52’, 10.06’ and 10.25’ declines from 2005 to 2015. The water-bearing formation in this area does not release water as fast as some areas with higher producing wells but appears to have experienced less decline in water depth than the higher producing areas.

This is an excellent farm with a well-designed, high-quality irrigation infrastructure and is located in close proximity to several dairies and feedyards. The owner would be willing to lease and continue to operate this farm.

 
   
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
Scott Land Company LLC ~ Mailing address: 1301 Front Street~Dimmitt, Texas 79027
Physical Office Address: 1368 North Hwy. 385~Dimmitt, Texas.
Phone: (800) 933-9698 ~ (806) 647-4375   5:00 am - 10:00 pm CST
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Independently owned in the Real Estate Business for over half a century,
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The information contained herein is as obtained by Scott Land Company LLC - Dimmitt, Texas from the owner and other sources and even though this information is considered reliable, neither broker nor owner make any guarantee, warranty or representation as to correctness of any data or descriptions and the accuracy of such statements should be determined through independent investigation made by the prospective purchaser. This offer for sale is subject to prior sale, errors and omissions, change of price, terms or other conditions or withdrawal from sale in whole or in part, by seller without notice and at the sole discretion of seller. Readers are urged to form their own independent conclusions and evaluations in consultation with legal counsel, accountants, and/or investment advisors concerning any and all material contained herein.