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RETIREMENT DELIVERS PREMIUM RURAL HOLDING
- Land: 215 ha (531 acres)
The Sugarcane property is located approximately 13kms from Home Hill CBD which is located in the Burdekin Shire known for premium quality farmland and abundant supply of water.
The property consists of a total area of 215.23 ha (531.83 acres) and a production area of 197.32 ha (487.58 acres) which is currently completely under cane cultivation.
The farm has been laser levelled to allow for long row lengths and excellent water delivery via ultra efficient flood irrigation distribution system.
All planting required for 2018 has been completed with the balance of cane production running from mature plant to third ratoon.
All crop preparation work is up to date with a 2018 crop estimate of approximately 18,790 tonnes which will be included in the sale.
An extensive list of machinery will be included in the sale
The Burdekin region is the largest sugarcane producing area in the country and amongst the most productive in the world, with approximately one quarter of Australia's national sugar production coming from the Burdekin.
This region is an industry powerhouse. While the prosperous region is known for its sugar cane production, it is home to many other industries as well. The regions fertile soil, mild winter conditions and an abundance of water means it is possible to grow just about anything which is why it is Australia's food bowl.
Famous for its wealth of water, the Burdekin sits upon a huge underground aquifer. The huge aquifer is said to be one of the largest in Australia and sits just 10m below the surface, it is artificially replenished with water from the Burdekin River. Additionally the Burdekin River flows directly through the district and approximately 160 km upstream lies the Burdekin Falls Dam. The Dam is the largest in the state and holds approximately 1.8 million megalitres of water.
OFFERS CLOSE 5:00PM FRIDAY 13TH JULY 2018
215 ha / 531 acres
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