The Bennett Co. Farmland property is in an area known for productive cropland, consistent rainfall and stable operations. This is an attractive opportunity to either add to an existing operation, or utilize as an autonomous enterprise. Don’t overlook this opportunity, agricultural property of this caliber doesn’t present itself often.
This farmland property is located just west of Martin, SD. The Headquarters can be accessed by taking US Hwy 18; From Martin, take Hwy 18 6.5 mi. west and north 1 mile on graveled county road.
Bennett County regularly sees an average of 83 degrees high temps (Fahrenheit) during the summer months and experiences an average of 19.08” precipitation (source; US Climate Data). With about 110 day growing season, the grower has an opportunity to plant a wide variety of crops with positive expectations.
The property consists of 1,739 acres of which 1,636 acres are tillable (94% Tillable).
The soil base has a makeup of several different types of Silty Loams. Silty loam soil contains healthy amounts of sand, clay, and silt, making the soil adequate for nearly all plant life to flourish given favorable conditions. The most predominant silt loam in the offering is the Keith-Rosebud silt loams making 45.4% of the property with a Productivity Index (PI) of 82. The highest Indexing soil found on the property is the Mobridge silt loam, comprising 9.5% of the property and a PI of 91. The weighted average productivity Index is an astounding 73.4.
Two (2), 50,000 bu. grain bins constructed in 2009 totaling 100,000 bushels of grain storage. A 50’x80’ machine shed. A 32’x50’ Quonset building, and a newer 40’x50’ barn. These improvements are located at the headquarters, where there is also an uninhabited home of approximately 1,032 square feet.
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This 25 acre property includes a 1936 sqft, 4bd 2 ba ranch home with attached garage, deck, shop, barn and corrals on water system.
The Benchmark Farm is priced in its entirety at $675,000, and is available for the 2018 crop season. The property is also offered as follows: Headquarters with 179 acres irrigated- $485,000; Dryland Crop 190 acres- $190,000. The property includes a 3 bed, 2 1/2 bath home, 3-car garage, barn, and corrals.