The grassland parcel is located 6 miles north of Newell, SD lying along the East side of Highway 79. Newell is an area with an abundance of livestock operators and farming industry. Newell is in a 135 day growing season, with moderate winters and a 15.77 inch annual rainfall average, allowing a wide arrangement of crop growth possibilities and creating a formidable environment for raising livestock.
The Tres Crosses Grassland is comprised of 1,348 deeded acres along with 80 BLM acres, bringing the total to 1,428 acres. Presently fenced as one unit, this property has exceptional water availability with pipeline supporting 3 water tanks, supplied by the Butte Meade Rural water system, as well as 7 stock dams. This grass has historically been used for cow calf pairs in various phases of the seasons. A number of good draws provide some cover, and with Highway 79 access along the entire west end of the property, this operation can work as a winter grazing unit, or an outstanding summer pasture. Carrying capacity is owner operated at around 110-125 pair during a 6 month season. Fences on the Tres Crosses grass are in exceptional condition, with most of them consisting of a 6 barbed wire fence, and half of the fence line being only a few years old.