The 145+/- acre Black Mountain Farm is located off US Highway 20 13 miles south of Worland Wyoming. Sitting in the southern Bighorn Basin, the scenic location has views of the Bighorn and Owl Creek Mountains and sits just above the Bighorn River. Worland is an agriculture center in the Basin and has a thriving community. A regional hospital, airport, and top quality schools are just a few of the services. Wyoming Sugar, a grower-owned cooperative, is a regional center for sugar beet production. The Coors Malt Barley receiving station is also in Worland, a regional hub for the many growers in the area. The receiving station for beans is also close by. Just 17 miles up river is the town of Thermopolis, a popular destination for tourists and fisherman.
This productive farm fronts Highway 20 South on the western boundary and the BNSF Railroad on its eastern boundary. Two Zimmatic pivots lie west of the railroad tracks that border the property irrigating approximately 80 acres. There is about 7 acres of flood using gated pipe. Total irrigated is between 80 and 85 acres. The farm has a history of excellent production and is currently in barley, sugar beets, and corn. 200 Sugar Beet shares are available as well. These productive farms are among the best that Wyoming has to offer. Reliable water, excellent climate, and market delivery points all very near by.
Wildlife on the farm includes abundant trophy class Whitetail Deer, which have been managed in cooperation with neighboring farms. Presently, the owners have an annual lease with an outfitter for goose hunting which is some of the best in the Bighorn Basin. The pheasant population is very good and has been reserved for the owners enjoyment.
The Farm has an excellent 40 acre home site with water, electricity, and fiber all at the location. A 100 x 50 metal equipment shop and two small outbuildings and scale, are the only improvements.The site was originally a home and feedlot that have been removed and is ready for construction.
Taxes: approximately $4200/2021-(amount includes other farm land not for sale)
Water: approximately $6,000 annually
Electricity: average of approximately $110/acre