Sale Pending:

Sieck Farm/Ranch
4,841.37 Acres
Martin, SD

Property Description

The Sieck Farm/Ranch is truly one of the most productive and versatile agricultural properties on the market today! With the Nebraska Sandhills to the south, the South Dakota hard grass to the north, and numerous livestock marketing opportunities, this property checks all the boxes. The Sieck Farm/Ranch is uniquely positioned to utilize the abundant irrigated and dry land feed and grain production capacity, along with the 1900 hd grow yard. The grassland is flanked by the Little White River and has been well managed. Quite possibly the best ag land value on the market and all contiguous! Partial purchases will be considered.


The Sieck Farm/Ranch is situated approximately three miles south of Martin, SD along SD HWY 73, in south central South Dakota.

Martin is the county seat for Bennett County and offers many agricultural and service related businesses, such as a feed mill, hardware store, implement and vehicle dealers, livestock auction, medical facility, restaurants, schools as well as all the county government and USDA offices. Several grain storage and delivery systems are also located in the area.

As an added bonus, the property lies only five miles from the famed LaCreek wildlife refuge, a 16,000 acre enclave of big game and waterfowl!


The property is accessed by SD HWY 73 and well-maintained county gravel roads, including 297th St. and 290th Ave.

  • 705 Acres Dry- Hay 
  • 1,540  Acres Dry- Crop 
  • 1,647 Acres Grass
  • 873 Acres Irrigated
  • 80 Acres Improvements   

The Sieck Farm/Ranch has historically been operated as a cow/calf and stocker operation. Until recently, the property has been owner operated, carrying 750 mother cows (with supplemental summer grass) and 1500+/- head of stocker cattle. The property raises an abundance of roughage and grain which has more than supplied the feed needs for the ranch and provided extensive cash grain or hay sales. The property is versatile with separate wintering facilities for cows and stocker cattle and could be put to a variety of uses.    


Farm Improvements

  • 40 x 120 cattle loafing shed
  • 40 x 60 shop building
  • 30 54 quonset building
  • 60 x 150 machine shed
  • 98,000+ bushels of grain bin storage
  • 8,000+ ton in-ground silage pits
  • 45 scale
  • 40 x 100 hoop barn- calving shed
  • 50 80 hoop barn- machinery storage
  • Commodity building
  • Barn
  • Several miscellaneous outbuildings and storage buildings

Residential Improvements

  • Main Residence: 3 bedroom, 2 bath home
  • 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath manufactured home


The ranch is endowed with remarkable water resources. In addition to the natural water provided by over two miles of the Little White River and numerous springs, there are four irrigation wells ranging from 600 to 1,000 gpm in production and five stock water and domestic wells serving the property. 

Irrigation Equipment

Irrigation Equipment:

Section 1:

  • Valley 13 tower pivot with drops model 5071, watering 224.52 ac
  • Model 5071, sn 19248
  • GE 250hp electric motor, with West Land Roller pump
  • 1,000 gpm irrigation well

NW 1/4 of Section 11:

  • Valley 7 tower pivot with drops
  • Model 5171, sn 19593
  • Watering 125.03 acres

SW 1/4 of Section 11:

  • Valley 9 tower system with drops
  • Model 4971, sn 30622
  • Yaskawa 100 hp electric motor – sn 007541123
  • 600 gpm well and pump, pump- sn 22014G
  • Watering 133.98 acres

NE 1/4 of Section 11:

  • T-L 9 tower pivot with drops- sn 6724
  • 10 hp electric motor- sn 3331946
  • 150 hp electric motor- sn 629A226G001
  • 700 gpm irrigation well
  • Watering 129.7 acres

SE 1/4 of Section 11:

  • Valley 10 tower pivot with drops
  • Model 1234, sn 18767
  • Watering 136.35 acres

Part NE 1/4 of Section 14:

  • Valley 9 tower pivot with overhead sprinklers
  • Model 5071, sn 19427
  • GE 125 hp electric motor- sn LMJ1103131
  • 700 gpm irrigation well
  • Watering 129.07 acres

W1/2 of Section 12:

  • T-L 8 tower pivot with drops
  • Newer T-L pivot with no serial number visible
  • 15 hp electric motor
  • Recently developed irrigated acres covering approximately 100 acres

The property varies in topography and is comprised of level to gently sloping tillable acreage and deeper draws and coulees along the Little White River and tributary creeks. The elevation runs from 3275’ to 3310. The soils on the tillable are comprised primarily of loam and silt-loam soils with productivity ratings predominately from an astounding 85 to 91!


The 2021 taxes for the Sieck Farm/Ranch are: $39,909.

JD Hewitt

Managing Broker

Piedmont, SD

(605) 347-1100

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