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Finding The Best Farmland In Oregon


 

When it comes to finding the best farmland in Oregon, there are many factors to consider including crops, budget, and location. At Landleader, our extensive network of local real estate brokerages not only provides the most farmland listings across the U.S. but also access to local insight. Here we will be breaking down just a few of the many factors to consider when seeking out the best farmland Oregon has to offer. 

 

Budget                                                                                                                                           

One of the primary factors to consider first in the search for the best farmland in Oregon will be the budget a buyer is looking to spend. This is due to the fact that farms for sale in Oregon can vary widely, from large commercial ranches for sale to more local family-run farmland. Understanding the budget you are working with will also guide you toward what crop to farm, and what location will best suit your venture.

 

Crop Type

Another significant choice in finding the best Oregon farmland is determining the type of crop to farm. With over 38,000 farms that produce over 8 billion dollars toward the state economy, Oregon’s agricultural land creates the second most commodities in the United States just behind California. This huge amount of production is made possible by the state’s rich farmland, and abundance of crops available to farm. 

 

When picking a target crop, the best place to start is the top state agricultural commodities: milk, nursery stock, hops, cattle and calves, berries, pears, potatoes, eggs, onions, peppermint, wine grapes, cherries, hay, and sweet corn. Take careful stock of factors such as crop yield, seasonal changes, and overall your own previous experience in farming when deciding which crop you’re looking to farm. 

 

Location

Understanding regional locations in Oregon can be the best way to find the most successful farmland for a given crop, at the best market rate. With such a large abundance of agricultural products, there are few areas within Oregon that aren’t suitable for some type of farming whether crop or livestock. Below is a helpful guide supplied by Oregon’s agricultural department on regional strengths for various types of farming


 

The Key To Finding The Best Farmland In Oregon 

Overall, the main key to finding the best farmland is working with an experienced local real estate brokerage. For example, our partner broker Land and Wildlife services the entire state of Oregon and specialize in rural property. For more information on finding the perfect farmland in Oregon, you can contact co-founder of Land And Wildlife Garret Zoller at garrett@landleader.com, or continue browsing our huge inventory of active farm listings in Oregon today. 

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