West 220 Rd & County Road 533, Ness City, Kansas, 67560
Investment farm located in West Central Kansas for sale. This Ness County, KS land spans approximately 1737 acres, and is a combination of tillable land and native grass pasture. Wild Horse Creek meanders through a portion of the ranch, drawing in a variety of wildlife. The current owner recently replaced all of the fencing around the pastures. There is an uninhabitable homestead, and 5 old barns located on the property.
FSA Information: The FSA records indicate there are 836 tillable farm acres, and 901.6 of native grass. There are 2 CRP fields – a 25.85 acre field that expires in 2020, paying $27.28/acre (annual payment $705.00), and a 118.28 acre field expiring 2028 and paying $49.53/acre (annual payment $5,859.00). These CRP payments will be prorated as to the day of closing. The 156EZ, CRP contracts, and FSA Maps are available as a PDF on our website.
Crops and Livestock: The Seller’s share of crops planted at the time of sale and any current year government crop payments will pass with the land to the Buyer (Buyer to reimburse Seller for the Seller’s share of expenses for growing the crops). There is a verbal tenancy agreement on the pasture as well. All cash rents will be prorated to the date of closing.
Mineral Rights: Do not sell.
Taxes: The taxes for 2018 were $4,797.26.
Hunting: Ness County Kansas is home to a variety of wildlife species, including upland bird species like pheasant and quail, as well as furbearing and predator species such as coyote, fox, bobcat, and raccoon. This farm is located in Deer Management Unit 17 – Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, and Antelope all frequent this management unit. It is also in Turkey Management Unit 4, and the High Plains Zone for migratory birds. The incredible range of species available for harvest is a hunter’s dream.
Cedar Bluff State Park: This farm is less than 20 Miles from Cedar Bluff State Park, home of the Cedar Bluff Reservoir, with approximately 3,000 surface acres water and 11,000 acres of wildlife area. At full pool, the reservoir holds about 6,300 acres of surface water. Fishing, Camping, Boating, Cabins, Swimming, and Public Hunting (Whitetail and Mule Deer, Turkey, Upland Game, Migratory Birds, Waterfowl) are just some of the attractions available. More info on Cedar Bluff: https://ksoutdoors.com/State-Parks/Locations/Cedar-Bluff
Nearby Towns: Less than 5 miles from Ransom, KS with a population 277 as of July 1, 2019 (Services include a Bank, Post Office, Hospital, Grocery Store, Ag Supply, Grain Elevator, Western Plains High School). Approximately 13 miles from this farm to Ness City, KS, population 1,412 as of July 1, 2019 (additional services include: Veterinary Center, Municipal Airport, County Fairgrounds, Lodging, Shopping, Restaurants, and more). Ness City is also home to the 4-story Old Ness County Bank Building, one of the 8 Wonders of Architecture in Kansas, nicknamed the “Skyscraper of the Plains” – More information here: https://www.kansassampler.org/8wonders/architectureresults.php?id=51