McKillop Family Trust – +/-236.55 Surveyed Acres of Oneida Twp., Sanborn Co., SD Grassland
June 15 @ 10:00 am
ATTENTION – Cattle Producers, Hunters & Wildlife Enthusiasts! +/-236.55 Surveyed Acres of Oneida Township, Sanborn County Grassland
We will offer the following land at public auction “On Site” at the land – Located from Artesian, SD – approx. 6 miles west on Hwy. #34, 4 miles north on 408th Ave and ½ mile east on 229th to the SW Corner of the land; from Forestburg, SD – 4 miles west on Hwy. #34, 4 miles north on 408th Ave and ½ mile east on 229th to the SW Corner of the land; from Mitchell, SD – approx. 15 miles north on Hwy. #37 to Hwy. #34, then 1 mile west on Hwy. #34, 4 miles north on 408th Ave., then ½ mile east on 229th St.; or from Huron, SD – approx. 25 miles SE
THURSDAY JUNE 15, 2023 Sale Time: 10:00 AM
This is a farm with a high percentage of pasture with areas that may provide some hunting and recreational opportunities. This property is subject to a combination of two individual perpetual US Fish & Wildlife Easements, which includes what are commonly referred to as US Fish and Wildlife Grassland & Wetland Easements – the Grassland Easement essentially prohibits row cropping on any portion of the farm, although there are no restrictions on grazing, but the easement restricts haying until after July 15th, additionally there is a Wetland Easement on this area as well, which essentially prohibits filling, draining, burning, leveling and other specific terms of the easement. The pastureland is currently all sowed to grass and much of the grassland appears to be native grass pasture with no FSA cropland history. Water for livestock is provided from ponds on the property. There is no fence on the west or the south of the adjacent W ½ NE ¼ and due to a previous family agreement – the owner of that portion will not participate in any costs for fencing, although the seller will pay the purchaser $7,500.00 towards the cost of fencing and labor for installation of a new fence between the properties. The general topography of this land is gently rolling to rolling with some low lying areas in the slough and areas of standing water. According to the Sanborn County Assessor this land has an Overall Soil Rating on the E½ NE¼ of a .655 and on the SE¼ of a .624; comparatively Surety Agri-Data indicates this land has an overall soil productivity index of 56.2. This land is located in a highly regarded hunting area of Sanborn County, SD and may have hunting potential for deer, pheasants, waterfowl and other wild game. According to the Sanborn County Treasurer the 2022 RE taxes payable in 2023 on this property are $1,533.62 on the quarter and $809.26 on the 80.
LEGAL DESC.: The SE¼ and the E½ NE¼ of Sec. 16, T. 107N., R. 60W. (Oneida Twp.), Sanborn County, SD.
TERMS: Cash – A 15% nonrefundable earnest money payment on the day of the sale with the balance on or before July 28, 2023, with immediate possession on sale day for the summer grazing season. Marketable Title will be conveyed and an Owner’s Title Insurance Policy will be provided with the cost divided 50-50 between the buyer & seller. This land is subject both Wetland & Grassland US Fish & Wildlife Easements, which prohibits and restricts row crop farming practices, although allowing for unrestricted grazing at any time and haying after July 15th on this land and in accordance with other terms of the easements. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact US Fish & Wildlife in Huron, SD – or Fred Oslund, Wetland District Manager – ph. 605-350-0712 – with questions pertaining to specifics concerning the easements. This property is being sold based on the acres as determined by a survey as completed by Midwest Land Surveying, Inc., with the acres being understood to be “more or less”. All of the 2022 RE taxes payable in 2023 will be paid by the sellers, with the buyer to be responsible for all of the 2023 RE taxes payable in 2024. The seller does not warranty or guarantee that existing fences lie on the true & correct boundary and installation of new fencing between the property being sold and the W½ NE¼ will be the responsibility of the purchaser, with the seller to pay a fencing allowance to the buyer of $7,500.00 at closing, all other fencing will be in accordance with SD law. This property is sold in “AS IS” Condition and subject to existing easements, restrictions, reservations or highways of record, if any, and subject to Sanborn Co. Zoning Ordinances. The RE licensees in this transaction stipulate that they are acting as agents for the seller. Sold subject to confirmation of the Trustee. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this auction, or if you are unable to attend and need to make arrangements to bid by phone, then contact the auctioneers prior to sale day to make arrangements for absentee bidding.
MALCOLM McKILLOP FAMILY TRUST – Sally Reiman, Personal Representative/Trustee
CHUCK SUTTON – Auctioneer & Land Broker – Sioux Falls, SD – ph. 605-336-6315 & Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-997-3777;
TERRY HAIAR – RE Auctioneer – Alexandria, SD – ph. 605-239-4626 &
JARED SUTTON, CAI – RE Auctioneer & Broker Assoc. – Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-864-8527