A SMALL parcel of farming land located in the centre of the rich Kalkee Plains north of Horsham in the Wimmera sold for $5450 an acre at auction last Friday.
Bill Ower, of selling agent Bill Ower Real Estate, said the 320 acre (129 hectare) parcel of land on Byrneville West Road at Blackheath presented good cropping opportunities.
“It is primarily black Wimmera clay, capable of growing really good crops, apart from a small 8 acre (3.2ha) that has light timber across it,” Mr Ower said.
The block is fenced into three main paddocks, plus a holding paddock with a shed and shed trees, comprising the timber component.
It is also on the Wimmera-Mallee pipeline, meaning it can be…