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Taylor County Iowa – Lenox IA
Row Crop Farm Land with Terrace and Tile and CRP Contracts In place.
Location, Location, Location.
Method of Sale: Online only auction with bidding open Jan 4 through Jan 11, 2024
Location: South of Lenox Iowa app 6.5 miles on N64 to intersection of 185th Road and Hwy N64. Farm is on the NW Corner of Intersection.
Short Legal: Twn69N, Rng32W, Sec 7, 18. Legal to govern.
Legal Description: Available upon request.
Total Acres: 218.87+/- Taxed Acres
Taxes: $TBD as Farm is taxed including the Homestead that is offered separately. Taxes estimated at $22 per acre based on other farms in area, however final actual tax amount to be determined by a re-assessment by Taylor County.
Possession: Farm is available for possession upon closing.
Closing Date: On or before February 23, 2024.
FSA Information: Total FSA Acres: 214.11+/- (estimated), FSA Tillable Acres: 212.62+/- (estimated) Subject to FSA Reconstitution of farm as the original FSA Total Acres of 224.61+/- and Tillable Acres of 212.62+/- included the homestead which is being offered separately. Homestead offers app 10.5+/- acres.
CRP Information: 136.16+/- Acres enrolled in CRP paying $227.87 per acre for a total annual income of $31,027 through 2032.
Filter Strip CRP: 3.19+/- Acres enrolled paying $285.36 per acre for total annual income of $909 through 2037.
Crop Acres: 73.27+/- Acres currently in Row Crop Production.
DCP Crop Data: 73.27 Corn Base Acres.
Soils: Mostly Nira silty clay loam, Colo-Judson-Nodaway complex, Lamoni silty clay loam, Sharpsburg silty clay loam, Adair clay loam and Shelby clay loam. Farm offers a weighted average CSR2 rating of 61.2 based on Surety Mapping. Soil maps available.
Description: Located just South of Lenox Iowa in Taylor County this sizeable farm enjoys road frontage on two sides. This farm has been well cared for and in the same family for decades. Farm has been improved over the years with terraces and tile work. Current owners have employed the use of CRP contracts to further enhance the conservation efforts on the farm. Much (if not all) of the acres in crp could easily be farmed should the new owner elect to not re-enroll. This farm has been well cared for and will continue to be a strong producer for years to come.Auctioneers note: For bidding purposes the multiplier of 219+/- acres will be used. County records show 218.87+/- Estimated Taxable acres and FSA Shows 214.11+/- Estimated Total Acres.
Statement from the Owners: The current farmers on the land have been excellent stewards of the land for many years. The owners and farmers have maintained an excellent working relationship. The current farmers have expressed interest in continuing to farm the land and the current owners would highly recommend them.
Sellers have performed various conservation efforts as well as improvements over the years including but not limited to the following. This list is to serve as an example of some of the work performed. Potential buyers are encouraged to view the farms and see how well these farms have been cared for and improved.
Inlets and terraces draining to 185th street
Main tile line from N64 west to Neighbor - Beaman property.
Extensive inlets and terraces on both sides of main line.
Includes additional seep tile in conjunction with terraces.
Straightened Hog Branch of the 102 river to be along property line
Seep tile included to drain old river bed
Main tile line from N64 to Hog Branch of the 102 River
Inlets at all locations that drain from N64 road
Inlet to hold water above bottom ground
Addition of inlets and tile to augment old terraces on front hill
All tie into tile draining to Hog Branch
Inlets and tile on all other draws above bottom ground by Hog Branch
Each draw has several inlets and finally above bottom ground
Full set of terms apply. Potential bidders must sign terms prior to bidding.