LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SE1/4 SEC. 16-T2N-R30W, Red Willow county containing 156.61 acres +/-

LOCATION:  From southwest McCook, south on Road 384 three miles to Road 712, west on road 712 three miles to minimum maintenance road, south 1/2 mile to the north east corner (or) from Perry 5.5 miles south on road 380 to Road 711, east 1/2 mile on Road 711 to the south west corner.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: A rare opportunity to purchase a quarter section on the Driftwood Creek bottom that contains some of the most productive soils in the area.  According to USDA soils mapping and the county assessor, approximately 16 acres are Cozad silt loam, 0 to 1% slopes, 93 acres are Hord silt loam, 0 to 1% slopes, and 23 acres are Hord silt loam, 1% to 3% slopes.  The near level bottom land begins ascending upward in the south east quarter with 3% to 11% slopes containing 10.3 acres of CRP below the canal.  Approximately 16 acres above the canal is in native grass with 9% to 30% slopes suitable for wild life habitat or possibly prairie hay.  This area has a great view of the Driftwood and Spring Creek Valleys that run just west and north of the property.

IRRIGATION:  130.3 acres of surface water rights from the Meeker-Driftwood Canal which crosses the south east quarter of the property.  The current tenant and their family have farmed the land for many years; they own the center pivot, irrigation well with ground water rights, and all other irrigation equipment.  They would be interested in similar rental arrangement with a new owner.  The center pivot covers approximately 85.92 acres on this property which is currently planted to soy beans and watered by the tenants well and ground water.   Approximately 42.63 acres are planted to corn and irrigated by gravity flow with surface water from the canal.  The Meeker-Driftwood Canal water cost for 2012 was $4,299.90.  The farm is located in the Middle Republican NRD and is subject to their rules and regulations.

POSSESSION:  Rented for the 2012 season with a written lease ending the end of this year.

MINERAL RIGHTS:  Sellers reserve 50% of any owned mineral rights for 25 years, or until production ceases should discovery be made.

ASSESSOR INFORMATION:  157.61 tax assessed acres, 2011 Red Willow County real estate taxes were $2,603.86

FSA INFORMATION:  2011 FSA map shows 129.92 acres cropland.  10.3 acres CRP and 16.46 acres grass.  Base acres are 107 ac. corn, 20.2 ac. soybeans, and 2.3 ac. wheat.  The CRP contract has 10.3 acres enrolled from 10-01-2003 to 09-30-2018 with an annual payment of $412.72

LISTING PRICE:  $525,000 cash

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Subject to deed restrictions, zoning regulations, easements (recorded or unrecorded), agreement of record, rules and regulations of the Middle Republican NRD and Frenchman-Cambridge Irrigation District.  The property may contain noxious weeds or animals.  Descriptions and measurements of the property are deemed to have come from reliable sources but are not guaranteed by the broker or seller.  FSA Information, base acres, and yields are not guaranteed.  Any maps provided are to be used as a general guideline and do not guarantee property lines or acres.

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