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Florida’s agriculture and row crop farming plays a vital role in Florida’s economy and supplies the nation with high-quality vegetables and fruits. Year-round mild climate, abundant water availability, and ideal soil conditions make Florida’s central and southern farm locations prolific for row crops.
Kibler Farm in Manatee County is in this prime agricultural region, providing a turnkey working farm operation.
The 2,254 +/- acres of farmland and citrus land that make up Kibler Farm are centrally located between Zolfo Springs and Bradenton and is south of the Plant City area. Nestled in the farming belt of Central Florida, the area is known for good soils, mild weather, and quality crop productivity.
This productive farm operation is permitted for tomato row crops and includes 188 +/- acres of citrus land. The farming operation consists of 1,546 +/- acres of total farmable acres that includes 1,047 +/- acres of irrigated farmland, 124 +/- acres of non-irrigated farmland, and 187 +/- acres of uplands suitable to convert to farmland.
There are 188 +/- total acres of citrus land that includes 165 +/- net tree acres planted with Hamlins on Swingle root stock that are 3-1/2 to 5 years old. In addition, there are 23 +/- acres of vacant citrus land not yet planted.
Good soils and elevations that are ideal for farmland at 90 FT to 120 FT, enhance crop productivity.
Water source comes from two 16-inch wells and one 12-inch well with permits that do not expire until 2020. For the future, there is an existing permit for a third 16-inch well.
The farm includes an extensive irrigation system consisting of 1,047 +/- acres of piped irrigation for farmland and 165 +/- acres of Microjet irrigation for citrus.
The entire tract has perimeter fencing, interior cross-fencing, as well as an equipment barn and screen shelter.
If you are interested in a quality and productive turnkey farming operation, Kibler Farm is one that you should see.
Aerials & Documents
Last Verified: 03/7/2016
Property Type: Farm, Land
Location: 30975 State Road 64, Parrish, Florida, 34219
Description: Soil Types: Primarily Waveland and Pomello fine sands Elevations: 90 FT to 120 FT FLU/Zoning: Agriculture-Rural/Agriculture
Driving Directions: • From Bradenton at the intersection of I-75 and SR 64, go east on SR 64 about 15 miles • The access road to the Kibler Farm is on the left (north side of SR 64) • Access from SR 64 approximately 4 miles on a private road owned in fee simple • Access from SR 62 approximately 2.5 miles on a private easement • The location allows for easy access to the Bradenton/Palmetto area and also to Wimauma located in adjacent Hillsborough County