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Property Type: Acreage & Homesites, Agronomics, Farms & Nurseries, Hemp, Land Investment, Ranch
Location: W US Hwy 27 & SW Old Salt Road, Mayo, Florida 32066
Price Per Acre: 5344
The Lafayette Dairy is a premier agricultural business located just two miles west of Mayo, Florida along US Highway 27. Located in Lafayette County, the property is situated just 1.5 miles south of the Lower Suwannee River. With over 3 miles of paved road frontage and close proximity to the amenities of town, this property boasts incredible convenience for a large farming operation.
The farm is currently operated as a dairy and can be purchased as such with a continued contract through Southeast Milk. The owner and operator grows silage on-site and all dairy and farm equipment can be purchased as a package deal along with the stock. For those not wishing to continue operation as a dairy, there is an option to purchase the land and improvements without the equipment or stock. With multiple purchasing options, this property can easily be tailored to fit a variety of financial and operational portfolios.
The property features approximately 650 acres of cropland irrigated by newly installed center pivots. There are an additional 100 acres currently irrigated by hard hose and more land can be converted to irrigated field due to the property consisting of 99% uplands. There are also grain bins, barns, and all necessary infrastructure to complement these highly productive agricultural fields.
Housing for farm staff is no issue with this property. There are currently 12 dwellings for managers, herdsmen, and maintenance staff in addition to a farm office for daily operations. Trucks, trailers, and tractors can be purchased for an immediate continuance of operations after purchase. These improvements and the opportunity to purchase onsite equipment makes for a truly turnkey operation.
This listing provides the savvy buyer with a truly unique opportunity to continue operation as a dairy contracted through Southeast Milk. Just inside the Mayo city limits, Southeast Milk provides all of the support staff and technical assistance required to sustain a dairy operation. Given the high percentage of irrigated fields, this property can also be easily transitioned into a beef cow or row crop operation.
Description: Land Sale Price: $5,900,000
Complete Dairy Package: $7,800,000
COWS 1,400 head @ $1,142.85 | Total $1,600,000
Irrigation: 650 Acres under new pivots. 100 Acres irrigated by hard hose.
Predominant Soil Types: Otela-Penney Complex, Blanton-Ortega Complex
Uplands/Wetlands: 99% Uplands
Taxes: Approximately $16,000 annually
FLU/Zoning: Timberland & Grazing Land Soil Capability Class III
Current Use: Dairy operation & crop production
Fencing: Perimeter fenced
Utilities: Power and water on site in multiple locations Wells Information: (2)12”, (1)8”, (1)6”, (8)4”
Water Use Permits: The property is permitted for 1.4 million gallons per day
Driving Directions: GPS Location: 30.071996, -83.219509 Driving Directions: • Take US HWY 27 West out of Mayo • Turn left on CR320 • The entrance to property is 1.5 miles down on the right.