Is a horse property a good property for farming, growing vegetables or any crop?

In Buying Property - Asked by veena s. - Feb 26, 2010
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Sheri Dawn P.
Broker/Agent
Wichita, KS

I am no farmer and this question should best be answered by your local co-op to take into considerations any local environmental issue that I would have no knowledge of. However I am very certain that horse droppings are the best fertilizer for any flowers or garden soil, so it would go hand in hand that any farmland that has been past horse pasture or horse property would have very fertile soil. I do believe the local Co-op can do a soil analysis for you to determine what you need for what you plan to grow!

Feb 26, 2010
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Gregory G.
Broker/Agent
San Francisco, CA

Depends on the soil.
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Mar 5, 2010
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John P.
Broker/Agent
Glen Burnie, MD

Soil, topography, and WATER. Farming requires more water than horses.

Mar 5, 2010
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Chris R.
Broker/Agent
Denton, TX

Confer with your local / county agriculture extension agent office - possibly through the county government or the USDA - as to general soil conditions conducive to crops that are suitable for the area. Have the soil tested relative to what crops would be most suited and/or what the soil needs as far as nutrients and such to enable various crops to be successfully grown and harvested. Good luck! Chris Rosprim, CPM, Scott Brown Commercial, Denton, TX

Mar 6, 2010
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