1,834.3 ACRES – 8 TRACTS
CUSTER COUNTY, NE

ABSOLUTE AUCTION

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 – 10:00 AM
Callaway, Nebraska

Auction to be held in the Callaway Community Center

Irvin & Lillian Whipple Estate

Excellent quality pivot irrigated cropland with Valley pivot systems (2 new pivots in 2020), non-irrigated cropland and pastureland, owned by the Whipples for many years – this is your opportunity – plan to attend!

 

TRACT 1 – 157.7 ACRES

LOCATION: From Callaway, 7.5 miles west on Highway 40 and 4 miles south on Stop Table Rd.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Tract in the Northwest Quarter of Section 10, Township 14 North, Range 24 West of the 6th P.M., Custer County, Nebraska
ABOUT THE LAND: 157.7 Acres, more or less, according to Custer County Assessor’s records. Consisting approx. 103.6 acres of non-irrigated cropland, the remainder mostly grassland. In the past water for livestock was provided by a well on the property across the road to the east (Tract 2).
FARM SERVICE AGENCY: (estimate) Corn base – 63.04 acres with 148 bu. PLC yield, wheat base – 18.01 acres with 37 bu. PLC yield, soybeans base – 11.49 acres with 59 bu. PLC yield.
NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT: The land is located in the Lower Loup NRD and has certified irrigation rights for 6.7 acres.
SOIL TYPES: 21.1% Hord silt loam, 12.8% Hall silt loam, 31% Hersh fine sandy loam, 10.7% Gates very fine sandy loam and others.
2019 TAXES: $2,479.68

TRACT 2 – 160 ACRES

LOCATION: Across the road east of Tract 1
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Northeast Quarter of Section 10, Township 14 North, Range 24 West of the 6th P.M., Custer County, Nebraska
ABOUT THE LAND: 160 Acres, more or less, according to Custer County Assessor’s records. Consisting approx. 115.1 acres of non-irrigated cropland, the remainder mostly grassland. Incudes an electric submersible well.
FARM SERVICE AGENCY: (estimate) Corn base – 70.03 acres with 148 bu. PLC yield, wheat base – 20.01 acres with 37 bu. PLC yield, soybeans base – 12.77 acres with 59 bu. PLC Yield
SOIL TYPES: 37.4% Hall silt loam, 28.5% Hersh fine sandy loam, 16.6% Holdrege silt loam, 7.3% Hersh – Valentine complex, 7.2% Holdrege silty clay loam and others
2019 TAXES: $2,315.56

TRACT 3 – 158 ACRES

LOCATION: From Callaway, 7.5 miles west on Highway 183 and 5 miles south on Stop Table Rd.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Northeast Quarter of Section 15, Township 14 North, Range 24 West of the 6th P.M. Custer County, Nebraska, except that part east and north of the county road.
ABOUT THE LAND: 158 Acres, more or less, based on Custer County Assessor’s records. Consisting of a pivot irrigated farm with a building/bin site. Includes a Valley pivot sprinkler with corner system new in 2020 (used one season) and an irrigation well with 150 HP electric motor. The building site includes an Agri Steel 60 ft. by 210 ft. steel frame bldg. with cement floor, 36 ft. by 48 ft. steel frame shop bldg. with cement floor, 18 ft. by 26 ft. garage bldg., a 34,000 bushel steel grain bin, an 8,000 bushel bin, 4 smaller bins and cattle handling facilities.
FARM SERVICE AGENCY: (estimate) Corn base – 46.54 acres with 148 bu. PLC yield, wheat base – 13.3 acres with 37 bu. PLC yield, soybeans base – 8.49 acres with 59 bu. PLC yield
NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT: The land is located in the Lower Loup NRD and has certified irrigation rights for 131 acres.
WELL DATA: (per registration) G-035916, July 2004, 440 ft. deep, 227 ft. static water level, 252 ft. pumping level, 10” pump col., 1,200 GPM
SOIL TYPES: 68.6% Cozad silt loam, 13.2% Hobbs silt loam, 11.4% Uly silt loam, 6.1% Hersh fine sandy loam, and others
2019 TAXES: $4,634.60

TRACT 4 – 162 ACRES

LOCATION: East of Tract 3
LEGAL DESCRITION: West Half of the Northeast Quarter and North Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 14 and that part east and north of the county road in the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 15, all in Township 14 North, Range 24 West of the 6th P.M., Custer County, Nebraska
ABOUT THE LAND: 162 Acres, more or less, based on Custer County Assessor’s records. Consisting of grassland with an older 2 story 4-bedroom home (has been vacant) and a single car garage. Water for livestock is provided by an electric submersible well at the building plus a windmill and dam.
SOIL TYPES: 44.3% Hersh-Valentine complex, 18.1% Gates Hersh complex, 25.6% Uly and Coly silt loams, 4.9% Coly-Hobbs silt loam, 4.4% Hersh fine sandy loam, 2.8% Valentine loamy fine.
2019 TAXES: $2,190.80

TRACT 5 – 320 ACRES

LOCATION: Across the road Southwest of Tract 3
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Southwest Quarter of Section 15 and Southeast Quarter of Section 16, Township 14 North, Range 24 West of the 6th P.M., Custer County, Nebraska
ABOUT THE LAND: 320 Acres, more or less, according to Custer County Assessor’s records. Consisting of approx. 85.8 acres of cropland with 38 acres of certified irrigation rights, the remainder is mostly grassland. Includes a Valley 8 tower pivot sprinkler. In the past irrigation water was provided by the well on Tract 3. The property includes an older home (has been vacant for many years), barn, older bldgs. And an electric submersible well. The pasture also has a dam.
FARM SERVICE AGENCY: (estimate) Corn base – 52.18 acres with 148 bu. PLC yield, wheat base – 14.9 acres with 37 bu. PLC yield, soybeans base – 9.51 acres with 59 bu. PLC yield
NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT: The land is located in the Lower Loup NRD and has certified irrigation rights for 38 acres.
SOIL TYPES: 68.6% Uly and Coly silt loams, 15.7% Cozad silt loam, 15.4% Hord silt loam, .7% Coly-Hobbs
2019 TAXES: $5,754.62

TRACT 6 – 300 ACRES

LOCATION: Located 2 miles Southeast of Tract 5. From Callaway, 7.5 miles west on Highway 40, 7 miles south on Stop Table Rd. and 1 mile east on Rd. 782
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: (precise legal description upon completion of survey) Cropland being part of the Northeast Quarter and the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, and cropland being part of Southwest Quarter of Section 25, all in Township 14 North, Range 24 West of the 6th P.M., Custer County, Nebraska.
ABOUT THE LAND: Estimated to be 300 acres, more or less, (precise acreage to be determined by survey). Cropland including a Valley pivot sprinkler with corner system new in 2020 (used one season) and a Valley 8 tower pivot sprinkler. Irrigation water is provided by an electric well with 200 HP motor. Includes 217.2 acres of certified irrigation rights.
FARM SERVICE AGENCY: (estimate) Corn base – 173.2 acres with 148 bu. PLC yield, wheat base – 49.47 acres with 37 bu. PLC yield, soybeans base – 31.57 acres with 59 bu. PLC yield.
NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT: The land is located in the Central Platte NRD and has certified irrigation rights for 217.2 acres.
WELL DATA: (per registration) G-032105, August 1969, 498 ft. deep, 246 ft. static water level, 310 ft. pumping level, 1,850 GPM
SOIL TYPES: 45.9% Graybert very fine sandy loam, 21.3% Hersh fine sandy loam, 13.3% Cozad silt loam, 8.2% Uly and Coly silt loams, 10.7% Hord silt loam, and others

TRACT 7 – 404 ACRES

LOCATION: Adjoins Tract 6 on the east side
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: (precise legal description upon completion of survey) Pastureland being part of East Half of Section 26 and part Section 25, Township 14 North, Range 24 West of the 6th P.M., Custer County, Nebraska
ABOUT THE LAND: Estimated to be 404 acres, more or less, (precise acreage to be determined by survey). Consisting of pastureland with an electric submersible well, also a well with a pumpjack plus a dam.
SOIL TYPES: 31.4% Coly-Hobbs silt loams, 43.9% Uly and Coly silt loams, 6% hall silt loam, 9.8% Hord silt loam, 3.4% Hersh-Valentine complex and others.

TRACT 8 – 172.6 ACRES

LOCATION: Adjoins Tract 7 on the east side
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: (precise legal description on completion of survey) Cropland being part of the East Half of Section 25, Township 14 North, Rand 24 West of the 6th P.M., Custer County, Nebraska
ABOUT THE LAND: Estimated to be 172.6 acres, more or less, (precise acreage to be determined by survey). Consisting of non-irrigated cropland with good soils.
FARM SERVICE AGENCY: (estimate) Corn base – 104.68 acres with 149 bu. PLC yield, wheat base – 29.91 acres with 37 bu. PLC yield, soybeans base – 19.1 acres with 59 bu. PLC yield
SOIL TYPES: 57.6% Hall silt loam, 34.5% Holdrege loams, 4.7% Hord silt loam, and others

ONLINE / ABSENTEE BIDDING

Live online bidding and proxy bidding by phone available. Pre-registration and pre-approval required in advance of the auction date.
Contact Luke Huddleston at 308-234-6266      [email protected]

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

PAYMENT: 20% Earnest money payment due day of auction with signing purchase agreement.The remainder due on or before January 18, 2021.
POSSESSION: Possession given upon closing.
TAXES: 2020 and prior years taxes paid by sellers.
TITLE: Title insurance will be used as evidence of marketable title. The cost of the owner’s title policy and the escrow fee shall be divided equally between the seller and buyer.
MINERAL RIGHTS: The sellers will convey all the mineral rights they own, if any.
FINANCING: This sale is NOT contingent upon the buyer’s financing. Prospective buyers should make financial arrangements prior to the auction date.
ABSENTEE BIDS: Bidding via cell phone, and/or on someone’s behalf must be approved by Marshall Land Brokers & Auctioneers 24 hours prior to the auction.
PROPERTY CONDITION: The property and irrigation equipment is selling in “as is” condition – no warranties expressed or implied.
METHOD OF SALE:  Auction procedures an increments of bidding at the discretion of the auction company.
AGENCY: Marshall Land Brokers & Auctioneers are agents representing the sellers.

Maps shown are for illustration purposes only and are not intended to represent actual property lines.

Acreage figures and data have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable although its accuracy cannot be guaranteed by the sellers and their agents. We urge prospective buyers to inspect and rely on their own conclusions. Announcements made at the auction take precedence over prior advertising.