472.60 Acres Smith County, KS Farmland Land Auction 3 Tracts

 DJI 0169







Monday, January 24, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

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501 W 3rd, Smith Center, KS 66967


*Online bidding offered with prior approval*

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AUCTION METHOD: The farms will be offered separately and not in combination. All tracts close simultaneously at the conclusion of the auction.


LOCATION: From Smith Center (main street) & Hwy 136, 3 miles east to “S” Rd, North 10 miles to 60th Rd, 1 mile west to tracts 2&3. Tract #1 is one mile east and ½ mile south on “U” Rd.


From Hwy 281 & the state line, 2 miles south to 30th Rd, 9 miles west to “T” Rd, 3 miles south to tracts 2&3.  Tract #1 is one mile east & ½ mile south on “U” Rd.

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LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of Section Thirty-Three (33), Township One South (1S), Range Twelve West (R12W) of the 6th PM, Smith County, Kansas, 158.80 acres more or less. 


FARM LOCATION: From 60th & “U” Road Intersection, ½ mile south.


DESCRIPTION: High Quality productive dryland farm with good soils (Nuckolls-Harney-Holdrege Silt Loams) and rolling terrain.  This tract is all farmland with no grassland. 

(Sellers: Ronald & Jeneane Nelssen & Dennis & Tranda Nelssen)


TAXES: $2,825.34






LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of Section Twenty-Nine (29), Township One South (1S), Range Twelve West (R12W) of the 6th PM, Smith County, Kansas, 157 acres more or less.


FARM LOCATION: At the intersection of 60th & “T” Road, north side of 60TH Rd.


DESCRIPTION: Combination dryland farm that is currently in alfalfa and CRP.  The alfalfa acres were just seeded in 2021.  The terrain is mostly level with good soil types.  Parcel does include a large pond with approximately 35 acres of CRP.  Included is the acreage site with a ranch style house (1968) & 40’x80 building.

(Sellers: Dennis & Tranda Nelssen)  



TAXES: $3,658.62






LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of Section Thirty-Two (32), Township One South (1S), Range Twelve West (R12W), Smith County, Kansas, 156.80 acres more or less. 


FARM LOCATION: At the intersection of 60th & “T” Road, south side of 60th Rd.  


DESCRIPTION: Productive dryland farm with good soils (Harney & Holdrege Silt Loams), with level to rolling terrain.  Approximately 30 acres on the west side is currently in grass/meadow that could be transitioned to cropland. 

(Sellers: Dennis & Tranda Nelssen)


TAXES: $2,407.70







A payment equal to 20% of the purchase price will be due the day of the auction. The balance will be due on or before February 24th, 2022 by cash, certified funds, or a direct wire transfer to the closing agent. The 2021 and all prior taxes will be paid by the sellers. Title insurance will be split equally between the buyer and the seller. All equipment and improvements sell in “as is” condition.



Full possession for the 2022 crop year will be granted.  Landlord’s possession will be granted at closing subject to the lease expiring February 28, 2022. 



These parcels will be offered separately and not in combination.  Bidding increments are at the discretion of the auctioneer. Any absentee bids or bidding on behalf of another person or entity must be approved by Ruhter Auction & Realty, Inc, and the seller. Online bidding is offered with approval at least 48 hours prior to auction.



All inspections required by the purchaser will need to be made prior to the auction date. This sale is not contingent upon financing and while the information presented in marketing materials and on auction day were obtained from sources deemed reliable neither Ruhter Auction & Realty, Inc. or the seller makes any guarantees or warranties as to the accuracy. This property sells “AS IS WHERE IS” with no warranties either expressed or implied. Any announcements made Auction Day by Ruhter Auction & Realty, Inc. will take precedence over any previous oral statement, printed materials, or any other communication. Final bids are subject to seller confirmation.



The maps used in promotional materials and at the auction may not be to scale and are meant for illustrative purposes only. The acres represented on these properties are simply used as a multiplier for total sales price. A survey has not been completed; however, we have used the best sources available to us in determining the correct acreage, but they are not guaranteed.



Although great care was used in gathering the information provided in this listing and the promotional materials, contents are not guaranteed. Interested parties should conduct their own due diligence.

Ruhter Auction & Realty, Inc. is acting as an agent for the sellers. 


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