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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Bennett County Farmland and Grassland is located along US Hwy 18 in the productive farm country west of Martin, SD. The property consists of approx. 103.83 acres tillable with the balance in tame grass. The property is not currently served by rural water, however wells in the area are at nominal depths. Power is nearby and access is by paved highway, making this a very versatile piece of property, priced at $155,000.