Located in the Big Horn Basin in northwest Wyoming, Thornberry Place Farm provides an opportunity to own a producing 77.55 +/- acres. This farm has excellent soil and water characteristics in a proven farming area with great homesite potential. A great opportunity to own a farm in a strong agriculture community.
Thornberry Place Farm is a great opportunity to own a farm in a strong agriculture community.
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This productive farm is located 10 minutes southeast of Powell, Wyoming just off Hwy 295. 105 miles from Billings, Montana. Powell is a great community with local banking, schools and multiple ag related businesses. Cody, Wyoming is about a 25 mile drive from the property to many other amenities. Fantastic shopping, fine dining, the world class Buffalo Bill Musuem and Cody Night Rodeo.
“Cody Country has varied lodging opportunities, fine dining, world class museums and western activities. We are the only gateway community with two entrances to Yellowstone National Park and Cody is the hub for several loop tour drives via scenic byways.” – Cody Chamber of Commerce
ACREAGE & IMPROVEMENTS
The Thornberry Place Farm consists of 77.55 +/- total acres with roughly 69.56 acres with Willwood Irrigation District rights. As well, the farm has sweeping views of Heart Mountain with several great homesites. Production on the property has seen 28 ton/acre corn silage, 201 bushel corn and 29.55 ton/acre sugar beets. All of the water right permits are available through the Willwood Irrigation Office.
The Willwood Irrigation District provides water to 69.56 acres and transfers with the sale of the The Thornberry Farm. (The ac/ft is based on snowfall and spring runoff, and may vary from year to year.) Irrigation water is available and utilized from April 20 through October 15. The Willwood Irrigation water assessment for 2020 is $2,191.14. The farm is irrigated with gated pipe, which is included in the sale.
The Willwood Diversion Dam, 8 miles downstream from Corbett dam, is a concrete gravity structure with a hydraulic height of 41 ft. Willwood Canal heads at the diversion dam. The canal is about 25 miles long. The facility was built by the Bureau of Reclamation in the late 1940’s with water deliveries starting in the early 1950’s. Around 1960 the operation and maintenance was turned over to the Willwood Irrigation District. (From Willwood Irrigation District Website)
$986.34 per year