Butte County Grassland

Newell, SD | 782 acres | Sold

Butte, Newell SD

Without a doubt the Butte County Grassland lends itself as the perfect summer grass solution. Excellent stewardship, great access, dependable water, proximity to markets all combine to make this property attractively priced at $566,950 ($725 per acre).

 

This property is highly-accessible and lies directly along the West side of US Highway 79 and the North side of M1 Missile Road, a county graveled road, approximately 4 miles North of Newell, SD in Butte County.

 

The area is on the fringe of the Belle Fourche Irrigation District, which provides irrigation water, aiding in production of all types of hay as well as annual crops and two of western South Dakota’s largest, most progressive livestock auction markets are located within 30 minutes of the property.

 

A variety of mixed cool and warm season western grasses and rolling topography configure these 782 deeded acres. There is also a private lease of 160 acres that is currently fenced into the property and would likely be available to the new owner.

 

The Butte County Grassland offering is well-suited for a summer grass operation. Carrying capacities in the area average approximately two acres per month per cow/calf; with the private lease, this property has historically carried approximately 75-85 cow calf pair for a six month period. (These numbers are subject to change year to year, and are solely based on a historical average). With the addition of a set of ranch improvements, given the accessibility, the opportunity also exists for the establishment of a year-round operation.

 

Abundant water, with two good stock dams and one water tank connected to the Butte-Meade Rural water system, this property offers the security of a reliable water supply.

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