Hitchcock County, Nebraska
The live auction will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 1:00 PM, at the St. Francis of Assisi Perish Hall, 104 South Wabash Avenue, Norton, Kansas 67654. Online bidding will begin on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 9:00 AM and close at the completion of the auction.
Farmers, ranchers, and hunters don't miss this opportunity to purchase 1054.20+/- acres selling in 3 tracts on October 17th in Norton. This farm features amazing views from several bluffs. Pastures are in great shape with solar-submersible wells. The farmland consists of Class 2 and 3 soils. There is great turkey and deer hunting potential with the East Elk Creek running through tract 1 and Sand Creek running through tract 2 and 3. Several CRP and expired CRP acres provide abundant habitat for upland bird hunting as well. The current lease expires on 2/29/2024. No fall-seeded crops (wheat) will be planted.
Tract 1: There are two CRP contracts on this farm. One for 3.70 acres expiring in 2027 with an annual payment of $145.41. The second contract expires in 2032 on 27.90 acres with an annual payment of $1583.88. This farm has exceptional hunting potential with trees throughout the property. There are desirable soils on the two farmland fields currently growing milo and corn. There are high tensile fences around the pasture with one pond currently holding water.
Tract 2: There is a CRP contract on 36.70 acres expiring in 2032 with an annual payment of $2124.56. There are 46.00 acres of expired CRP acres that can be farmed. This farm consists of 337 acres of continuous pasture with a new fence on the north side of the pasture. The pasture has been grazed lightly in 2023 and is in good shape. There is a solar submersible well that feeds a water tank and overflow pond in the middle of the pasture. There are several ponds on the property that currently hold water. The farmland acres are currently planted for corn and feed.
Tract 3: There are currently 24.2 acres in expired CRP acres that can be farmed in the future or left as hay patches. Sand Creek winds through the property with several first-bottom fields that produce excellent crops. There are over 27 acres of trees and recreation grounds on the farm providing excellent deer and turkey habitat. The farmland fields are currently planted for corn and feed.
From Norton, go twelve miles south on Highway 283 to Road W. Go West a quarter of a mile, Tract 2 lies on the south side of the gravel road. Tract 3 starts off Highway 283 and Road X and lies on the south side of the dirt road. Tract 1 is three miles West on Road X to Road W-3 then the south half of a mile on the West side of the road.
All information is assumed to be accurate and substantially correct but no assumptions of liability are intended. Neither the seller nor the agent or representatives warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information. Seller does not guarantee timber volumes, values, acreages (total, woodland/cropland, stand or otherwise), tree ages or the condition and/or function of any improvements, including but not limited to all buildings, machinery, appliances, wells, equipment, livestock and ponds. No representations or warranties are expressed or implied as to the property, its condition, boundaries or logging feasibility. Prospective buyers should satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of this information.