- Updated On:
- September 24, 2021
647 acres farm in Soriano. Excellent farmland for your own agricultural use or lease.
The department of Soriano is known for the excellent quality of its soil. The most fertile land is Uruguay is found here. The average thickness of the topsoil is 15 inches, which results in very high agricultural yields. The main crops cultivated are wheat, soybeans, barley, sunflowers, corn and sorghum.
The region is also very attractive because of its proximity to the cargo port in Nueva Palmira, on the Uruguay River.
If you choose to lease the land to an agro-industrial company, you can count on receiving a share of 900 kilograms of soybeans per cultivable hectare (in this case, 85% of the total land area), which is currently equivalent to a yield of approximately USD 170/acre, in other words, a return of 4.5% (as per 07/2011 figures).
The property is connected to the public telephone and electricity grids, and drinking water is supplied by a private well. The house is in good condition, but in order to live in it year round a few repairs would be recommendable.
Various small creeks and streams and two large streams, the Arroyo del Tala and Arroyo Juncal, ensure a plentiful supply of water for livestock.
There is storage shed for machinery and tools as well as cattle breeding installations such as a corral and loading facilities.
Shopping can be done in the small town of Palmar, located 12 miles away near the Río Negro dam. Palmar is a popular local travel destination, with weekend houses and restaurants. The city of Mercedes, located 37 miles away, offers a more comprehensive infrastructure of shopping and services.
Transportation access by national highway Route 14 is very good.