Macadamia farms for sale review
The macadamia nut, which originated in far north NSW and south-east QLD, is a major Australian agricultural export. The industry is worth more than $280 million annually, and there is a surging global demand for macadamia, so now is the time to break into the industry and look at macadamia farms for sale. GoRegional has a great selection of macadamia farms for sale throughout New South Wales and Queensland.
If you are new to macadamia farming, or even if you have horticultural experience but are new to working with macadamias specifically, you need to do extensive research before you start looking for macadamia farms for sale.
A great place to start is the Australian Macadamia Society, who have a very comprehensive website - www.australianmacadamias.org. They provide industry news, growing guides and manuals, as well as information on orchard management, crop protection, irrigation and drainage management, business, marketing etc. Their beginner's guide to the macadamia industry, which can be found here, is particularly comprehensive.
If you're ready to start looking for an Australian macadamia farm for sale, check out some of our favourites below.
Income ready to go orchard with approximately 2,000 trees between 25-30 years old.
*Fully irrigated with 18 mega litres of Sunwater allocation
*1 meg spring fed dam
*Red soil farm
*Located on the doorstep of Childers in the Bundaberg Regions hinterland
*3 phase 20hp electric motor
*Approximately 2 acres of additional land to be cultivated
This orchard has produced up to 20 tonnes with 30% 1st grade kernel production.
Phone enquiries - please quote property ID 25063.
Approx 13.5 ha (2000 trees).
Watered in three blocks with drip irrigation.
Several different varieties including 246, 741, A16, A36 and Daddow.
Trees are 15-20 years old.
Approx 17.5 ha to Avocados (2400 trees)
All Hass variety apart from 7 or 8 Sharwills.
Trees are watered by microjet sprinklers with at least 2x60l/hr sprinklers/tree.
Majority of trees are five to eight years old.
This farm is one of only three in the Blackbutt area with access to high security water from large government-owned dams ( either Boondooma or Wivenhoe). Water is purchased from the South Burnett Council and is piped 4.2km from Blackbutt via our own pipeline.
Water is stored on our farm in three large tanks with total capacity of 750,000L.
There are also three equipped bores on the property, with two mains power electric pumps and one operated with a generator.
A four bedroom colonial style home with two bathrooms and a walk-in robe and wide verandas around the whole house.
A three bay steel shed (lockable) with concrete floor.
A three bay wooden and steel shed adjoining the above.
A one bedroom employee's self contained unit.
PLANT and EQUIPMENT
An extensive list of plant and equipment available on application including:
Macadamia nut harvesting and processing equipment
Air blast sprayers and cherry pickers.
This farm is located in an area noted for organic macadamia and avocado production due to its climatic conditions.
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