More than 4,000 acres of Stanton County farmland were sold by private auction in February. The property sold in 16 tracts and included dryland cropland, irrigated land, land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program as well as a shop and a home. Prices varied from as little as $875 per acre to a top price of $2,750 per acre.
Tract 1, about 148 acres of cropland, part dryland and part irrigated, sold for $1,775 per acre. Tract 2, about 7 acres with the shop building, brought $250,000. Tract 3, about 153 acres of irrigated cropland, sold for $1,475 per acre, while tract 4, about 320 acres under irrigation, brought $1,500.
Tract 5, about 160 acres enrolled in CRP, brought $2,500 per acre, while tract 6, about 636 acres of irrigated land, brought $1,975 per acre.
Tract 7, about 4 acres with a home, sold for $50,000. Tract 8, about 160 acres in CRP, was bid in at $910 per acre. Tract 9, about 320 acres of mixed dryland, irrigated land and CRP, sold for $1,500 per acre.
Tract 10, about 320 acres of irrigated land, sold for $1,175. Tract 11, about 311 acres of mixed irrigated and dryland cropland, sold for $2,650 per acre, while tract 12, about 160 acres of missed irrigated and dryland, brought $875 per acre.
Tract 13, about 320 acres of irrigated land, brought $2,750 per acre, while Tract 14, 313 acres of mixed irrigated and dryland, brought $975 per acre. Tract 15, about 400 acres of irrigated, dryland and CRP, brought $900 per acre, while the final tract, 320 acres of irrigated cropland, brought $2,575 per acre.
The seller was Nelson et al. Faulkner Real Estate and Auction of Ulysses handled the sale.
About 300 acres of land and water rights in Grant County was sold at private auction in January. The property brought $1,225 per acre. The seller was the Monson heirs. Faulkner handled the sale.
About 160 acres of farmland in Washington County was sold in a private treaty sale that closed in January. The land brought $1,895 per acre. The seller was not identified. Farmers National Co. handled the sale.
A little over 500 acres of Rawlins County cropland was sold at auction in a deal that closed Jan. 23. The property was offered in two tracts. Tract 1 was 154 acres of excellent dry cropland with 78 acres in wheat stubble and 76 acres drilled to wheat for harvest in 2019. Tract 2 was 350 acres across the border in Hitchcock County, Neb. The two tracts sold together for $1,437 per acre. The seller was the Delores McKain Estate. Farmers National Co. handled the sale.
About 61 acres of Rice County land was sold at auction on March 4. The property is all dry cropland planted to wheat with about a half mile of Arkansas River frontage on the south side. The property brought $1,980 per acre. The seller was the Wells Trust. Carr Auction and Real Estate of Larned handled the sale.
About 320 acres of land enrolled in CRP was sold at auction on Feb. 26. The sale included all mineral rights, and the property is in an area of oil production. The property brought $1,050 per acre. The seller was H3S Family LLC. Farm and Ranch Realty of Colby handled the sale.
About 320 acres of cropland, CRP and grassland was sold at auction on Feb. 12 in Trego County. Mineral rights were sold with the property, which was bid in at $975 per acre. The seller was Kent E. Hinshaw. Farm and Ranch Realty handled the sale.
About 400 acres of dryland cropland was sold by private phone auction in Meade County on Feb. 22. The property was sold in two tracts of surface rights only. Tract 1, about 80 acres of dryland, brought $1,160 per acre. Tract 2, about 320 acres of cropland, was bid in at $1,670 per acre. The sellers were Susan Watson, Bernie Weller, Harry Zielke, Christopher Zielke and Amanda Zielke. Jim Hush Realty of Plains handled the sale.
Texas County, Okla.
About 160 acres of dryland farmland was sold at private auction in November. The property brought $525 per acre. The seller was Martens. Faulkner Real Estate and Auction handled the sale.