168.12 Acre Webster County, Nebraska Pivot Irrigated Land Auction

 DJI 0234







Friday, February 18, 2022, 10:00 a.m.

Ruhter Auction & Realty, Inc. Auction Facility

2837 W. Hwy 6 | Hastings, NE


*Online bidding offered with prior approval*

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Farm Location:  1 mile north of Blue Hill on Hwy 281 to W. Blue Valley Rd then ½ mile west (across railroad tracks) 


 Blue Hill Labeled

Legal Description:  Lot 2 in the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼) & Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) less RR Tract and less a parcel of 7.9 acres in Section Four (4), Township Four North (T4N), Range Ten West (R10W) of the 6th P.M. Webster County, Nebraska 168.12 acres +/-


Description:  This very productive pivot irrigated farm with excellent access has 157.59 acres of cropland.  The farm is developed very efficiently with 3 center pivot systems maximizing the 144.56 certified irrigated acres according to the Little Blue NRD.  This high-quality farm would make an excellent addition to your farming operation or investment portfolio.


FSA Data:

Cropland                                                         157.59

Wheat Base                                                     12.26               39   bu

Corn Base                                                        72.35               124 bu

Soybeans Base                                                35.19               48   bu

Total Base                                                       119.8


Irrigation Equipment: 

2018 T-L 7 tower pivot 1,328.9’, 350 gallons/ minute at 30 psi, electric wheel service, 2,483 hours showing.

(In 2021 the Flow Meter consistently read 450 gallons per minute)

T-L 6 tower center pivot in northwest corner of farm w/ electric wheel service

T-L 6 tower center pivot in southeast corner of farm w/ electric wheel service

2- electric submersible wells

*The value of the irrigation equipment NOT in addition to price bid at the auction is $70,000*


Taxes:  $10,547 (2021 estimated)


Sellers:  Michael, Roger, Keith & James Buschow



Terms:  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 March 18, 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.  The buyer will be responsible for all subsequent taxes.  Title insurance will be split equally between the buyer and the seller.  The sellers will convey fee simple title subject to any existing highways, easements, reservations, or encumbrances of record on file with Webster County Register of Deeds.  All equipment and improvements sell in “as is” condition. 


Possession:  Full possession for the 2022 crop year will be granted.


Auction Method:  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. 


Announcements:  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.  Interested parties should conduct their own due diligence.  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/ acceptance.


Acres & Mapping:  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.


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


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