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Property Listing Detail Page, Jasper County 101.16 Acres, Baxter, Iowa


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Description of Property

A majority of the farm acres are HEL with a creek though the farm. The large portion of the farm slopes to the west and south down to a creek with an adequate crossing. The portion of the farm on the west side of the creek is mostly non-HEL creek bottom ground with potential for high yields. The landowner is seeking a long term relationship with a tenant that will prove they can be a good producer, take care of the land and provide good records. Access to the farm is through an easement off the highway on the east side. This is also the access for the home so please pull into the driveway that turns south at the top of the hill to access the fields. Present lease states the owner or new tenant can have access after harvest.

Description of Arrangement

1. The land will be leased for the 2014 & 2015 crop years with possession beginning on 3/1/14 and ending on 12/1/15 or after harvest. With consent of the landlord and tenant leases can be extended. 2. Crop rotations other than a corn-soybean rotation should be noted in the bid proposal or need approval of the landlord after a tenant has been chosen. All proposals will be kept confidential. The landlord reserves the right to refuse any proposal 3. The landlord will pay to repair any tile (if any) problems on existing tile and will consider proposals for improving any long term drainage issues depending on the cost and extent of the need. 4. Tenant is responsible for mowing and/or spraying roadsides and reasonable non-crop areas to keep control of noxious weeds and brush and present a good farm appearance. 5. Upon successful notification of the tenant, a lease will be signed within 5 days of acceptance. An initial rent of 10% of the annual lease amount will be paid at the signing of the lease. The rest of the 2014 rent payment will be paid (less 10%) on March 1, 2014. 6. Tenants will be required to provide evidence of at least $1 million liability coverage with the owner named as other insured. 7. All tenants will be required to fertilize for phosphorous and potash each year up to crop removal for 180 bu/acre corn and 50 bu/acre soybeans. Evidence will be required to very fertilizer application. Tenants are required to provide the landlord any soil tests performed on the farm. 8. Tenants will be required to complete a form provided or provide their own farm report including crops and acres planted, plant date, fertilizer applied, chemicals and fungicides applied, harvest date and yield. Yield monitor results and/or scale tickets are preferred for yield verification. Priority may be given to operators that can assure the owner they will be provided accurate yield monitor results. 9. Tenant will be required to upload all farm records into the farms US Farm Records online database within 30 days of the date of the document. Reports required will be determined by the landowner. If operator is unable to upload data via the internet, copies may be sent to US Farm Lease, 56722 241st St. , Ames, IA 50010, to be scanned and entered into the database. Tenant will have access to records in this database until which time the lease is ended.

Legal Description

101.16 tillable acres, m/l, in the SE 1/4 and the W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of 28-81-20, Jasper County, Iowa.

Property Detail

Auction Status:Closed
Auction Starts:Friday, November 01, 2013 Noon (CST)
Auction Ends:Sunday, December 01, 2013 Noon (CST)
Lease Type:Cash/Rent
Lease Length:Two Year
Section, Township:28 (section), 81 (township), 20 (range)
Street Address:
Zip Code:50028
Total Number of Acres:101.16
Tillable Acres:101.16
Pasture Acres:0
Hay Acres:0
Farm Characteristics:A majority of the farm acres are considered HEL and capable of producing high yields. The large portion of the farm slopes to the west down to a creek with an adequate crossing. The portion of the farm on the west side of the creek is non-HEL bottom ground with potential for high yields.
Conservation Plan:There are established CRP buffer strips throughout the farm. Some of the filter strips expire in 2014 and may be added to the tillable acres in 2015.
Yield History:NA The soil tests were taken in 2012. The avg. OM is 3.5%, P is 41, and K is 162.
Recent Improvements:Established waterways and CRP areas have been renewed. This fall the NRCS is going to be evaluating the possibility of installing waterways, terraces and tile.
Drainage Information:No subsurface drainage information is available. Operators with the ability to install drainage and possibly help pay for it on a prorated basis will be considered.
Water Availability:NA

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