Mixed Use Farm With Homestead in Stark Co, ND - 795.63 Acres


795.63 Acres / Stark County, ND


Roosevelt Grand Dakota Hotel, 532 15th Street West, Dickinson, ND 58601

8/2/22 at 1:00pm

ABSOLUTE AUCTION.795.63+/- acres offered in 5 tracts. An excellent opportunity to invest and/or expand as the Kirsch farm will be offered to the public in 5 different tracts. This Stark County farm is highly productive and offers a great mix of tillable, hay and pasture, as well as a house and farmstead. This farm is located approximately 4 miles Southeast of Gladstone, ND and lies in portions of Sections 2, 3, and 34. The bulk of the acreage is made up of approximately 340.86+/- acres of cropland that boasts an average Productivity Index (PI) of 73.6 and has very gentle terrain and minor hills. There are approximately 271.49+/- acres of tame pasture/rangeland, and approximately 109.63+/- acres of hay land, with the remainder made up of habitat, farmstead, roads and misc. Antelope Creek winds through tract one and around the farmstead making for a very scenic view. Access is great to all 5 tracts via either the driveway off of 99th Ave SW or directly off of 42nd Street SW. The farm has been well maintained with gates, fences, roads, and most buildings all in very good condition. All mineral rights will be retained by seller.

Entire Farm Details:

Farm #: 4744

FSA Farmland Acres: 645.63

DCP Cropland Acres: 471.92

Soil Types: Shambo loam, Amor-shambo loam, Amor-Arnegard loams, Vebar-Parshall fine sandy loams, Manning fine sadly loam

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: PI 73.6 average

Base acres and Yield: Wheat 304.6 Base acres /plc yield 30, Oats 31.9 base acres/PLC yield 40, Canola 25.6 base acres/pLC yield 896

CRP Acres: 40.1 acres

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2023 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2022

Farm #: 4743

FSA Farmland Acres: 137.21

DCP Cropland Acres: 46.76

Soil Types: Shambo loam, Amor-shambo loam, Amor-Arnegard loams, Vebar-Parsahll fine sandy loams, Manning fine sadly loam

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: PI 73.6 average

Base acres and Yield: Wheat 15.9 Base acres /plc yield 23, Oats 5.9 base acres/PLC yield 40, Barley 1.2 base acres/pLC yield 31

CRP Acres: none

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2023 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2022


Tract 1 Description:

This 160+/- acre tract contains the house, shop, machine shed, barn, and other misc buildings. The 1,162SF home was built in 1930 with an addition put on in 1964. Recent updates include new shingles, soffit, fascia, siding, and windows on the west and south side were installed in 2014. The home is served by Southwest Water. A new poured concrete foundation was done in 2004, there is some block foundation as well. In 2018 a new septic tank was put in. It has GFA propane heat, central A/C, and a newer 50 gallon water heater. The 28’x80’ shop has 10’ side walls, concrete floor, and in 2015 new siding, shingles, fascia, some new windows, and doors were installed. The 28’x48’ machine shed has 10’ side walls, concrete foundation, and dirt floor. There is also an older 28’x60’ dairy barn. Overall the house and buildings are in good shape. There are approximately 32.35 acres of cropland in the NE corner with a very high Productivity Index (PI) of 80.28 and the pasture has direct access to Antelope Creek. Access is from the West off of 99th Ave SW and after a half mile drive down the well maintained driveway, the farmstead is at the end of the road providing a peaceful and beautiful setting. This tract would make a great home place with a nice mix of land use and acreage, and/or a perfect place for a hired hand to reside.


Tract #: 1

Deeded acres: 160+/-

Soil Types: Manning fine loam, Havrelon laom, straw laom

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: PI 61.2

Taxes: $1,712.15

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2023 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2022

Survey needed?: No survey needed

Brief Legal: NE ¼ S34 T139N R94W

PIDs: 18000002586000

Lat/Lon: 46.8149 / -102.5233


Tract 2 Description:

This 164.19+/- acre tract consists of approximately 86.93 of relatively flat tillable acres with an average productivity Index (PI) of 64.91. The remaining acreage is a mix of pasture and low land in the Southwest corner as well as on the North side. There is easy access to this property on the south side of of 42nd Street SW. This tract would make a great addition to an existing operation with its nearly equal split of cropland and pasture acreage.


Tract #: 2

Deeded acres: 164.19+/-

Soil Types: Amor-Arnegard loams, Cabba-Chama-Shambo loams, Manning find sandy loam

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: PI 58.6

Taxes: $900.73

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2023 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2022

Survey needed?: No survey needed

Brief Legal: SE ¼ plus 4.91 acre tract S34 T139N R94W

PIDs: 18000002587000

Lat/Lon: 46.8079 / -102.5232


Tract 3 Description:

This 158.12 +/- acre tract consists of approximately 77.91 acres of income producing cropland with a Productivity Index (PI) of 73.81. The tillable acres are flat with a gentle hill towards the South end. The remaining acreage on the West side is pasture and lowland with some water features. Access is in the middle of the tract on the North side off of 42nd Ave SW. This tract has almost an equal amount of cropland and pasture which makes it a great addition for any farmer.


Tract #: 3

Deeded acres: 158.12+/-

Soil Types: Amor-Shambo loams, Shambo loam, Amor-Arnegard loams

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: PI 73.8

Taxes: $833.09

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2023 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2022

Survey needed?: No survey needed

Brief Legal: NE ¼ S3 T138N R94W

PIDs: 17000002274000

Lat/Lon: 46.8009 / -102.5233


Tract 4 Description:

This 156.62+/- acre tract has approximately 97.14+/- cropland acres and has an impressive average Productivity Index (PI) of 78.63. The remaining acreage in the middle of the property is grass with low lands and water features including a couple small ponds. There is more than ample access with locations off of 42nd Street SW in the NW and NE corners, and off of 98th Ave SW in the SW corner of the tract. With the majority of the acreage being income producing along with its high PI, this tract will be an excellent addition for anyone.


Tract #: 4

Deeded acres: 156.62+/-

Soil Types: Shambo loam, Arikara-Shambo-Cabba loams, Amor-Arengard loams

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: PI 69.7

Taxes: $931.71

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2023 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2022

Survey needed?: No survey needed

Brief Legal: NW ¼ S2 T138N R94W

PIDs: 17000002273000

Lat/Lon: 46.8009 / -102.5127


Tract 5 Description:

This 156.7 +/- acre tract has 45.69+/- acres of tillable cropland with an outstanding Productivity Index (PI) of 74.69. There are 109.63+/- acres of grass and hay with a Productivity Index (PI) or 50.05. There is access along the entire North side via 42nd Street SW. Anyone looking to put up more hay and acquire additional cropland in the process will benefit from this tract.


Tract #: 5

Deeded acres: 156.7+/-

Soil Types: Manning fine sandy loam, Vebar-Parshall fine sandy loams, Amor-Shambo loams, Vebar-Flasher-Tally complex

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: PI 57.1

Taxes: $867.31

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2023 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenant's rights for 2022

Survey needed?: No survey needed

Brief Legal: NE ¼ S 2 T138N R94W

PIDs: 17000002272000

Lat/Lon: 46.8009 / -102.5021

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  • Onsite bidders should bring a government-issued ID

  • 10% down payment immediately after auction - cash, personal, or business checks accepted

  • If the winning bid is online, you will be immediately contacted to make arrangements for the 10% down payment and a purchase contract will be sent via DocuSign

  • High bidder has 30 days to close unless otherwise noted

  • Announcements on auction day will take precedence over any prior announcements

  • This is a no contingency sale and is not subject to financing or additional inspections

  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any

  • If a survey is needed it will be done following the auction and the total purchase price will be adjusted to the surveyed acres

  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted - Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgments

  • Recent updates to the home

  • Well maintained older home and outbuildings

  • Great mix of tillable and pasture acres

  • Desirable soils and fertility

  • Great access to all tracts

  • Highly productive tillable acres

  • Scenic Antelope Creek runs through property

  • Cropland is mostly flat and gentle terrain


  • The home is served by Southwest Water.

  • All mineral rights will be retained by seller.

795.63 Acres / Stark County, ND


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