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With an abundance of farmland and ranches, Idaho has put itself on the agricultural map, big time.
If you’ve sat down to a dinner that includes a heaping serving of mashed potatoes, chances are good they were grown in the rich soils of Idaho. The state is the number one producer of potatoes across the country.
Besides their thriving ‘tater crop, Idaho farms and ranches are highly productive. Cattle is the second largest agricultural product sector of the state, and Idaho is the third largest producer of milk and cheese across the U.S.
Idaho has nearly 25,000 farms and ranches that cover 11.8 million acres of land throughout the state. That’s a very high ratio of land dedicated to agricultural use. This abundance of land is valued at a total of $702 million.
It comes as no surprise that farms are the most common type of land for sale in Idaho.
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How To Locate Idaho Farmland For Sale
Here's a few places where you can find farmland investments in the state of Idaho.
One current LandAndFarm listing is for 585 acres of cattle farmland in Cambridge, Idaho, that has a price tag of $950,000.
The land has historically been used for grazing, and is ideal for raising cattle in early spring. The terrain is made up of native range grasses and brush, and its 585 acres have fencing along the perimeter fenced with a combination of wood and steel posts.
The topography consists of rolling hills and multiple drainages flowing into a seasonal reservoir used for stock water in early spring.
Another option is to buy shares of farmland on an online platform like AcreTrader.
The management team handles all aspects of administration and property management, from insurance to handling lease agreements with farmers.
Investors will earn profits from this cash rent and also through the value of the land increasing over time.
The platform recently offered investors a chance to own shares of Brown Oak Farm located in Idaho. This working farm produces potatoes and alfalfa, and offered stakeholders an estimated annual return of 8.1%.
This offering quickly sold out, but AcreTrader typically lists new farms every 1-2 weeks. You can create an account to be notified as new offerings become available in the State of Idaho.