Location: The HO Ranch farm property is located in the beautiful Belle Fourche River Valley just west of the small community of Vale, SD. The property is conveniently situated a short 30 minutes northeast of the Black Hills of SD, the Views of which can easily be enjoyed from the property along with all types of outdoor recreation not to mention the cultural and educational opportunities in the area. The HO Ranch property improvements feature a 2013 1,390’ Zimmatic Pivot Irrigation System and 30hp pump, used only one season. The HO Ranch property consists of 109.01+/- acres of which 98.3+/- are irrigated comprised highly productive class I and II soils. The specific soil types are Mawer fine sandy Loam, Altvan Loam, and Savo silty clay Loam, which are considered some of the most highly desirable in the area. The cropping history has been a corn alfalfa rotation with recent corn production in the 200 bushel range and alfalfa around 6+/- ton per acre. Approximately 77 acres of the cropland (subject to pivot irrigation) is planted, in 2014 and 2015, to Roundup Ready alfalfa and approx. 22 acres are planted to orchard grass and oats. In addition to the acreage around the homestead and the irrigated cropland, the property encompasses a very useable 14 acre lot with shelterbelt, a separate livestock loafing shed and a free flowing natural spring for stock water. The property is also host to a wellspring of wildlife. The HO Ranch Irrigated Farm is priced at $485,000 and is available for the 2015 crop year.
Seller reserves the right to use the center pivot for the purposes of irrigating the adjoining property (approximately 32 acres). A separate shared use agreement shall be entered into by the parties prior to closing.