Near Myakka City in Manatee County, Clay Gully Farm & Ranch offers a rare opportunity to acquire irrigated, permitted farmland that wont last long on the open market.
When the Manatee River was opened to settlers in 1842, farmers willing to work 160 acres provided by the Florida government began streaming into Manatee County. Today, Manatee and Hillsborough counties produce approximately 40% of Floridas tomatoes, a state that provides 70% of all fresh market tomatoes grown in the nation. Potatoes, cabbage, watermelon, peppers, cucumbers, snap beans, squash, and other crops are also produced
Clay Gully Farm & Ranchs 765 acres of irrigated farmland has been used to grow tomatoes, however, the land is currently not being farmed and has been planted to pasture grasses.