The Robb’s Flat Farmland is truly among some of the most productive farmland in Western South Dakota. Large, expansive fields are flanked by Haakon County Roads, bolstered by two modern 55,000 bushel grain bins in the center. The topography is level, with over 92% of the land less than 3% slopes, and 98% productive tillable with soils indexing 84-91. In addition to the productivity, there are several well-established shelterbelts along some of the edges of the property, providing habitat for game birds and a plethora of deer. If you are a producer looking to expand or an investor seeking a good return with a sizable footprint, then please make plans to inspect the Robbs Flat Farmland.
The Robbs Flat Farmland is located in northeastern Haakon County South Dakota, approximately 46 miles north of Midland, 52 miles west of Pierre/Ft Pierre and 62 miles northeast of Philip, SD by Highway. The property is accessed by well-maintained Haakon County graveled roads a short drive off of US Highway 63.
- Ft. Pierre: 39 miles west on Hwy 34, 11 miles north on Hwy 63, west on Kirley Rd. 8 miles, north on Robbs Flat Rd. 6 miles to bin site.
- Midland: 21.5 miles north on Hwy 14, 0.5 west on Hwy 34, 11 miles north on Hwy 63, west on Kirley Rd. 8 miles, north on Robbs Flat Rd. 6 miles to bin site.
- Philip: 49 miles east on Hwy 14, 0.5 west on Hwy 34, 11 miles north on Hwy 63, west on Kirley Rd. 8 miles, north on Robbs Flat Rd. 6 miles to bin site.
- Eagle Butte: 40.5 miles South on Hwy 63, west on Kirley Rd. 8 miles, north on Robbs Flat Rd. 6 miles to bin site.
Haakon County is deeply rooted in agricultural production with many well-established, generational farms and ranches still in operation. The nearest town is Midland, which has a k-12 school, churches, convenience store/ gas station and grain terminal.
The nearby town of Philip is the County seat with a population of around 1,000, serving an expansive trade territory. Philip is known best for its strong livestock market, grain terminal, banking, implement dealers, hospital and schools, along with all the other support businesses that make a well-rounded community such as insurance, grocery, service stations, churches and industry.
The Pierre/Ft Pierre area provide yet a higher level of service, finance, business and industry options.
- Pierre, SD- 52 Miles
- Sioux Falls, SD- 255 Miles
- Rapid City, SD- 142 Miles
The Robbs Flat Farmland is comprised of 2,610.31 acres, of which 2,567.43 acres (98.36%) are highly productive tillable. The soils on the farm are comprised predominately of Ree Loam, Onita silt loam and Ree-Canning loam; all of which are Cl II soils with NCCPI ratings of 53 and 60 and Surety productivity ratings of 84 -93! The fields are large, able to accommodate modern farming machinery and the bin site, consisting of (2) 55,000 bushel grain bins constructed in 2012, is centrally located on the premises.
- Rural Water serviced through West River Lyman Jones
Electricity serviced through West Central Electric
The farm has been owner operated by the Yackley family since being purchased in 2012, and the crop production and soil quality speaks to the outstanding farm management the Yackleys are known for. Under the Yackley stewardship, the cropping rotation has included; corn, sunflowers, winter wheat and spring wheat, all crops well suited to the region.
The Robbs Flat Farmland is level ‘table-top’ farmland situated above the Cheyenne River drainage. The adjoining deep draws are home to both Whitetail and Mule deer and this region is known for its trophy quality big game. Additionally, the crop production and planted shelter belts provide exceptional habitat for a variety of game birds such as pheasant, grouse and morning doves.
The property elevation is 2,160ft above sea level and average precipitation is 18.96” annually. Historically, over 80% of the annual precipitation comes during the growing season, with less than 10% coming during the winter months. (Graph source: National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)).
- (2) 55,000 bushel grain bins with fans constructed in 2012
The 2021 taxes for the Robb’s Flat Farmland are $17,303.02
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The Robbs Flat Farmland represents an opportunity to own a premium farm production unit in an area where farmland values hold tremendous upside potential. The property has been under exceptional stewardship and is well blocked with excellent access. There’s not a stitch out of place, from weed control to soil fertility, nothing has been left wanting. Take a close look and you will agree with us this property is worth every nickel.