The Sheppard Farm is an ideal dual-purpose cattle or row crop farm located in the heart of southwest Georgia. The farm consists of 620+/- acres of gently rolling income producing crop fields, merchantable and premerchantable pines, and excellent hunting. Property attributes include:
> The farmland consists of a combination of irrigated farmland, dry row crop and beautiful pasture. The farm is perimeter and crossed fenced with high quality barbed wire and metal post for cattle, complete with a newly installed loading chute.
> There is a 2004 10-tower Valley center pivot irrigating approximately 278 (GIS) acres. There is an additional 45 (GIS) acres of dry cropland. Irrigation is supplied by a 12-inch drilled well, 214 feet deep, with a max rate of 900 gallons per minute. Additional permits to pump from Lime Creek and pond located on property.
> Total Annual Income: Farm Lease: $41,250.00. House Rent: $6000.00. Additional income from FSA Direct and Counter Cyclical annual payments.
> Approximate timberland acreage includes 125 (GIS) acres of bottomland mature hardwood and 105 (GIS) acres of merchantable 1987 planted loblolly.
> Approximate 2500 square foot home with barn.
> Beautiful frontage along the scenic Lime Creek providing excellent recreational opportunities.
> Convenient to Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club.
Map & Boundaries
The farm is located approximately 10 miles east of the town of Americus, Georgia, minutes from Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club. The farm is easily accessible from Macon, Albany, and Columbus, Georgia. This area is well known for its high quality agricultural presence and excellent hunting.