Stanley County, SD
34000.00 Acres M/L

REQUEST FOR LEASE BIDS
Pierre, SD 57501
Listing #16610


Property Info

Description

REQUEST FOR LEASE BIDS - BIDS DUE BY FEBRUARY 17TH, 2023 AT 4 PM (CST)

For more information and access to the data room, please visit: GunsmokeFarm.com

Peoples Company is seeking lease proposals from qualified operators interested in dryland crop production in Stanley County, South Dakota. The Gunsmoke Ranch is located twenty-five miles west of Pierre and offers roughly 34,000 contiguous acres. This is an extremely rare opportunity to expand your operation or set new roots in the Mount Rushmore State.  All cropland acres are currently certified as USDA organic providing premium price opportunities. Management would also consider proposals with detailed plans to return the cropland back to conventional farming. The Gunsmoke Ranch is characterized by its fertile ground, gently rolling hills, and favorable climate for wheat production. 

Parcels will range between 3,650 acres m/l to 8,850 acres m/l acres with the opportunity for operators to lease one tract, multiple tracts or the entire portfolio. Current infrastructure includes a 12-bin, 600,000-bushel storage facility completed in 2019, located on the south side of the farm with direct access to US Hwy 14. The north headquarters side lying along Sansarc Road consists of a 20-bin setup, estimated to hold 640,000 bushels and also includes multiple large storage buildings.  In addition, an equipment fleet is available and can be part of the lease proposal.

An estimated 13,737 acres are currently planted to organic winter wheat and the successful bidder(s) will have an opportunity to lease these acres if inputs are reimbursed with crop insurance transferring to the new operator(s).

Peoples Company is seeking high-caliber farm operators who are interested in building a long-lasting relationship with ownership. Final bids are to be submitted by Friday, February 17th, 2023, and leases will be executed on or before March 1st, 2023.

Directions

From Pierre, SD: Travel west on Highway 14 for 20 miles and the farm will be on the north side of the road. Permission is required prior to touring the farm, please contact Peoples Company for more information.

  • General Area: West of Pierre, South Dakota
  • Auction Date: Feb 17, 2023

Auction Details

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Tract 1 - Highway 14, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 1
Description

Tract 1 conists of an estimated 3,650 total acres m/l with approximately 3,547.27 FSA cropland acres m/l. Primary soil types include Promise clay and Opal clay. There are no winter wheat acres currently planted on this tract. Tract 1 is located along Highway 14 in Stanley County, South Dakota. 

Details
  • Acres: 3650.00 Acres M/L


Tract 2 - Highway 14, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 2
Description

Tract 2 conists of an estimated 4,905 total acres m/l with approximately 4,690 FSA cropland acres m/l. Currently, there are approximately 1,999.46 acres planted in winter wheat on this tract. Primary soil types include Promise clay and Opal clay. Tract 2 is located along Highway 14 in Stanley County, South Dakota. 

Details
  • Acres: 4905.00 Acres M/L


Tract 3 - Highway 1806, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 3
Description

Tract 3 consists of an estimated 4,050 total acres m/l with approximately 3,736 FSA cropland acres m/l. Currently, there are approximately 2,500 acres planted to winter wheat. Primary soil types include Opal-Chantier clay and Opal clay. Tract 3 is located along Highway 1806 in Stanley County, South Dakota. 

Details
  • Acres: 4050.00 Acres M/L


Tract 4 - Highway 1806, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 4
Description

Tract 4 conists of an estimated 5,265 total acres m/l with approximately 4,858 FSA cropland acres m/l. Currently, there are approximately 3,146.1 acres planted in winter wheat. Primary soil types include Opal-Chantier clay and Sansarc-Opal clay. Tract 4 is located along Highway 1806 in Stanley County, South Dakota. 

Details
  • Acres: 5265.00 Acres M/L


Tract 5 - County Road 510, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 5
Description

Tract 5 conists of an estimated 7,140 total acres m/l with approximately 6,654 FSA cropland acres m/l. Currently, there are approximately 3,411.44 acres planted in winter wheat. Primary soil types include Sansarc-Opal clay and Opal clay. Tract 5 is located along County Road 510 in Stanley County, South Dakota. 

Details
  • Acres: 7140.00 Acres M/L


Tract 6 - Sansarc Road, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 6
Description

Tract 6 conists of an estimated 8,850 total acres m/l with approximately 7,857 FSA cropland acres m/l. Currently, there are approximately 2,679.77 acres planted in winter wheat. Primary soil types include Sansarc-Opal clay and Opal-Chantier clay. Tract 6 is located along Sansarc Road in Stanley County, South Dakota. 

Details
  • Acres: 8850.00 Acres M/L


Tract 7 - Sansarc Road, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 7
Description

Tract 7 is the headquarters of the Gunsmoke farm and includes grain storage, equipment storage, and a home. The grain storage conists of 8 - 50,000 bushel Sioux grain bins and 12 - 20,000 bushel Sioux grain bins for a total storage capacity of 640,000 bushels. Tract 7 includes 3 equipment storage buildings which are also utilized as the farm shop. This tract also includes a home that could be used as a foreman's house or a place to stay when visiting the operation. Tract 7 is located along Sansarc road in Stanley County, South Dakota.

 

Details
  • Acres: 46.00 Acres M/L


Tract 8 - Highway 14, Pierre, SD 57501

Tract 8
Description

Tract 8 includes twelve (12) - 50,000 bushel Sioux grain bins and is situated on the south side of the farm along Highway 14. 

 

Details
  • Acres: 3.50 Acres M/L



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