The bidding increments will be $50/acre. The final sale price will be calculated based on the total acres times the highest bid. Real Estate Agent reserves the right to adjust bidding increments.
Plan to Attend the Informational Meeting and Auction:
111 W 2nd
Sharon Springs, KS 67758
BigIron Realty Agents will be at the City Library in Sharon Springs, KS, on July 12, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. MDT until 5:00 p.m. MDT and July 13, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. MDT until the conclusion of the online auction. Please come during the times scheduled to discuss the farm. BigIron Realty Representatives will be there to assist Buyers with registering to bid online. You do not have to be present to bid online, but you are required to be available by phone.
BIDDING PROCESS: You may place bids on this farm for 14 days beginning June 29, 2021, and ending July 13, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. MDT. This unreserved online auction features bidding extensions. If a bid is received within five minutes of the scheduled close time, the bidding period is automatically extended to five minutes. This will continue until there is a five-minute period where no bids are placed. NOTE: Do not wait until the day the auction closes to register to bid online. All bidders must be approved to bid, so register at least 24 hours prior to the auction close or call 800-887-8625 for assistance.
Tract 1: 630.5+/- Acres
General Description: This tract consists of irrigated and dryland acres. Per the FSA Certification, there are 485 irrigated acres with the balance in dryland. All acres are planted to corn for 2021 at irrigated and dryland populations. The well is powered by a 100 hp electric motor in the southwest corner of the section. Note: The 100 hp electric motor is owned by the tenant and will not sell with the farm. The half-mile 18-tower Valley pivot is approximately 20 years old and is nozzled at 600 gpm with standard drop nozzles. The pivot will sell with the farm. Another well on the south side of the section is no longer in service. Possession is open for the 2022 crop year on January 1, 2022.
Legal Description: All of Section 33 Township 13 South Range 41 West of the 6th P.M., Wallace County, KS, containing 630.5+/- acres.
2020 Taxes: $12,286.20
Land Location: This tract is located 4 miles east of Weskan, KS. The farm sits on the south side of Hwy 40. Or approximately 6 ½ miles west of Sharon Springs, KS, on the south side of Hwy 40.
General Description: This tract consists of irrigated and dryland acres. Per the FSA Certification, there are 300 irrigated acres, 29.3 acres of native grass, with the balance of the acres being dryland. All acres are planted to corn for 2021 at irrigated and dryland populations. The ½ mile pivot windshield wipes three quarters because the northeast quarter does not have water rights. This tract has an 1100 gpm well on the west side, which supplies water to an older half-mile Valley pivot with standard drops nozzled at 1100 gpm. This pivot will sell with the farm. The well is powered by a natural gas motor and gearhead owned by the tenant and will not sell with the farm. A small tract in the northwest corner of this section is not included.
Legal Description: All of Section 24 Township 14 South Range 42 West of the 6th P.M., Wallace County, KS, containing 627.9+/- acres.
2020 Taxes: $10,045.62
Land Location: Go 3 miles south of Weskan, KS, on Road S-6 to Jack Rabbit Road, then 1 mile east to the northwest corner of the section. The farm is on the south side of Jack Rabbit Road.
Soils: Predominately Keith Silt Loam with some Ulysses Silt Loam
General Description: All acres in this tract are dryland. Per the Wallace County Assessor, there are 159.7 dryland acres. The property is a very nice laying dryland quarter. Dryland populations of corn are planted in 2021.
Legal Description: NW ¼ Section 32 Township 14 South 41 West of the 6th P.M., less Road R/W, Wallace County, KS, containing 159.7+/- acres.
2020 Taxes: $893.90
Land Location: Go 5 miles south of Weskan, KS, on Road 6, then 3 miles east on Hickory Road to Road S-9, which is the northwest corner of this tract. The farm is on the south side of Hickory Road and the east side of Road S-9.
General Description: All acres in this tract are dryland. Per the Wallace County Assessor, there are 789.3 dryland acres and 3.7 acres of native grass in section 31. Dryland populations of corn are planted in 2021. An older Lockwood pivot still sits on section 31, which is not functional because there is no water available on this tract. This older Lockwood pivot will sell with the farm.
Legal Description: All Section Less RR ROW 31 Township 14 South Range 41 W of the 6th P.M., and the NE ¼ Section 36 Township 14 South Range 42 West of the 6th P.M., Wallace County, KS, containing 793+/- acres.
2020 Taxes: $5,018.24
Land Location: Go 5 miles south of Weskan, KS, on Road 6, then 1½ miles east on Hickory Road to the northwest corner of this large tract. The farm is on the south side of Hickory Road.
Title Services: First American Title Insurance Company
201 S. College Street, Suite 1440
Charlotte, NC 28244
For more information, contact the listing agents:
John Buhl 402-649-3750 or Ron Stock 402-649-3705
Terms: The sale is subject to all rights of way and easements, whether recorded or not and to oil and gas leases of record, if any. The successful Buyer will be required to enter into a written purchase agreement immediately after the sale with a 10% non-refundable down payment made payable to First American Title Insurance Company. The earnest money deposit can be made by personal check, company check, or wire transfer. The balance will be due at closing on or before September 15, 2021. Seller will provide marketable title to the Buyer evidenced by title insurance. Title insurance and closing costs are split 50/50 between Buyer and Seller. Additional title insurance required by a Buyer’s lender will be paid 100% by the Buyer. The Seller will pay the 2021 real estate taxes, and the Buyer will pay the 2022 real estate taxes. Bidding increments may be changed at the discretion of the Real Estate Agent. The property will not be sold subject to financing. Have all financial arrangements made prior to the auction. The written purchase agreement, to be signed by the Seller and Buyer after the auction, is the sole and controlling document of this sale and supersedes any and all other terms, whether verbal, written, expressed, or implied and shall be the sole and controlling document for this real estate transaction. BigIron Realty is working for the Seller.