10474 Harvey Pettit Rise,
This 314.16 acre property property includes 202.70 acres of almond orchards with 100.60 acres planted in 2002, reflecting their 18th leaf. Varieties are 50% Nonpareil, 25% Carmel and 25% Monterey on 22'x18' spacing. Remaining 102.10 acres were planted in 2006, reflecting their 14th leaf. Varieties are 50% Butte, 25% Padre, and 25% Livingston on 22'x17' spacing. 5-year average of production of 2,550 pounds per acre. Production available upon request. The remaining 111.46 acres is dedicated to open irrigated cropland, supporting farm avenues and a farmstead area. An employee/labor house with garage is present on the farmstead. It was recently updated. This property features excellent fertile soils that consist of 85% class 1 Borden fine sandy loam. An excellent irrigation supply is provided by three deep well pumping plants with two powered by 200-hp motors and the other powered by a 75-hp motor. The two large wells are only a few years old and drilled in excess of 600 feet deep. All wells tested since October 2018 with a total yield of 3,100 gallons per minute. Application is via low-volume drip system. This property is situated in the good farming area of Le Grand in Merced County. Neighboring land uses include almond orchards and irrigated cropland.