East Tract: $11,500 per acre
West Tract: $8,600 per acre
Webster County, IA
Land Auction: Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 10:00am, Simultaneous Live & Online
Live Auction At: Clare Community Center, 520 Front Street, Clare, IA 50524
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Farm Location: 1 mile south of Clare, IA, along Fairbanks Ave.
Description: Located one mile south of Clare, Iowa, this 325.92± acre farm is extremely high quality with a corn suitability rating 2 (CSR2) of 81.8. It is in two fields just south of Clare, Iowa, on a hard surface road. The East Tract is 210± acres of top-notch row crop farmland that raises bumper crops of corn and beans. The West Tract has equally high-income potential from its 115.92± acres of fertile soil which includes high-income CRP, woodlands packed full of walnut trees, and a beautiful creek. Many feet of large county drainage tile and private drainage tile keep the farm drained and productive. Receive a premium price for corn raised on this farm by delivering the corn just five miles away to high-paying grain buyers at Cargill and Valero Ethanol. Or crops can easily and conveniently be delivered to the local grain cooperative elevator just one mile away in Clare, Iowa.
FSA Farm Number/Tract Number: 1551/1349
Gross Acres: 325.92 (East Tract 210± acres, West Tract 115.92± acres)
Taxable Acres on East Tract: 207.88± acres
Taxable Acres on West Tract: 89.1± acres (22.4 acres are exempt from taxes in the Forest Reserve)
Real Estate Taxes: $6,170; $29.68 per acre
PLC Corn Yield: 170 bu/acre
PLC Soybean Yield: 45 bu/acre
Corn Suitability Rating 2 (CSR2) on East Tract: 81.8
Corn Suitability Rating 2 (CSR2) on West Tract: 81.8
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on West Tract: 11.1 acres
No Highly Erodible Land
*Note that the East Tract and the West Tract are currently together in one Farm Number & Tract Number in the records at the Farm Service Agency (FSA). If the fields are sold to different buyers, then the FSA will have to create new records for each field which will change the numbers listed above.
Prime Hunting & Recreational Opportunities: The West Tract offers a rare opportunity to get your hands on a piece of land with steady and reliable income from the row crops and CRP, PLUS nearly 30± acres of your very own sun-dappled woodlands and a babbling creek through the middle of it all! Get your own personal access to Lizard Creek as it meanders through this farm. There are about 16± acres of secluded timber on the south side of Lizard Creek. Those acres are virtually untouched by human feet. Tall walnut and oak trees abound as sun speckles the low-growing flora and fauna in the peaceful forest. Follow all the game trails, pitch a tent, listen to the birds chirp, or set up to hunt on your very own personal slice of paradise!
Approximate Legal Description: S1/2 of Section 25 lying west of the railroad right-of-way; and the E3/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 35 except a parcel in the northwest corner; all in T90N-R30W of the 5th P.M., Jackson Township, Webster County, Iowa.