Oct 28, 2016–152.25 Acres of Plymouth County,IA. Farmland–sold in 2 separate tracts-(Tract 1-72.22 acres, Tract 2–80.03 acres) -Darlene Berkenpas Estate & Heirs–owners–Tract 1 Sold for $12,400.00 per acre and Tract 2 Sold for $12,000.00 per acre!!!! Thanks to the large crowd and all the bidders!!!!

Prime Plymouth County, IA Farmland Auction

of 152.25 acres to be sold at Public Auction

Farms will be sold in Two Separate Tracts

Friday October 28, 2016 @ 10:30 A.M

Location: 14135 Hwy 75, LeMars, IA. Or from Fedders RV located on the North side of LeMars, IA on US Hwy 75 go 2 miles North to Tract 1—-Tract 2 is located approx. ½ mile West of Tract 1 on Blktop C-16—Auction Signs will be Posted!! Auction will be held at site of land

"The Farmland Specialists"

​Tract 1

Tract 2


Auctioneers Note: We are honored to conduct this auction for the Berkenpas family. These farms have been in this family for decades. If you are looking for some good Plymouth County, IA farmland with good access and good productivity and a great location, you will not want to miss this auction! There have not been many farms sold in the area recently –so make plans today to add this to your land portfolio!!

Abbreviated Legal Description of Tract #1: The NW ¼ of the NE ¼ and the NE ¼ of the NE ¼  of Section 29-Twp 93N, Range 45W of the 5th P.M. Plymouth County, IA—except Parcel ASubject to public roads/Hwy’s and electric line easement and any/all easements of record.

General description of Tract #1: According to the Plymouth County Assessor & survey, this property contains 72.22 gross surveyed acres. According to Plymouth County FSA, prior to survey, this farm contained 74.02 tillable acres with the balance in road/ditch-(Note: Prior to survey FSA showed 74.02 tillable acres however after survey farm will be sold as 72.22 acres) . This farm is a nice tract with ½ mile rows and has road on 2 sides. This farm has a corn base of 37 acres with a PLC yield of 155 bu and a soybean base of 37 acres with a PLC yield of 42 bu. This farm is in the ARC County Farm Program. This farm is classified as highly erodible. The predominant soil types include: 310B, 310C2-Galva & 467B-Radford. The average CSR2 is 86.1 and the average CSR1 is 59.2 according to Agri Data. This farm appears to have a good state of productivity and is well managed. This farm is nearly 100% tillable except for road and ditch. This farm’s topography is nearly level to gently rolling and is an excellent producer. There is a power line easement on this property for electrical poles to adjoining acreage site. This is an exceptional piece of Farmland—Make plans today to attend this auction!!!

Abbreviated Legal Description on Tract #2:  The NE ¼ of the NW ¼ and the SE ¼ of the NW ¼  of Section 29-Twp 93N, Range 45W of the 5th P.M. Plymouth County, IA—except Parcel ASubject to public roads/Hwy’s and any/all easements of record.

General Description of Tract #2: According to the Plymouth County Assessor & survey, this property contains 80.03 gross surveyed acres. According to Plymouth County FSA, this farm contains 78.88 tillable acres with the balance in road/ditch. This farm is a nice tract with ½ mile rows and has road on 1 side. This farm has a corn base of 39.29 acres with a PLC yield of 168 bu and a soybean base of 39.59 acres with a PLC yield of 43 bu. This farm is in the ARC County Farm Program. This farm is classified as highly erodible. The predominant soil types include: 310B, 310C2-Galva & 467B-Radford and 1C3-Ida. The average CSR2 is 84.3 and the average CSR1 is 58.9 according to Agri Data. This farm appears to have a good state of productivity and is well managed. This farm is nearly 100% tillable except for road and ditch. This farm’s topography is nearly level to gently rolling and is an excellent producer. This is an exceptional piece of Farmland—Make plans today to attend this auction!!!

Method of sale: Tract 1 will be sold as 72.22 +/-acres and then Tract 2 will be sold as 80.03 acres, tracts will not be combined.

Taxes: The current Real Estate Taxes according to the Plymouth County Treasurer are $2004 per year for tract 1 and $2036.00 per year for Tract 2. The seller will pay the 2016 taxes which are due and payable in March and Sept of 2017.

Possession: Possession of the farmland will be March 1, 2017.

Terms on Tract 1 & 2: Purchaser(s) will be required to pay a non-refundable 15% of the purchase price as earnest money deposit on each farm, and also agree to enter into a purchase agreement with the remaining balance due and payable on closing day on or before December 19, 2016 when the buyer shall receive a clear and merchantable title to the property. These farms are being sold as is as a cash sale with no finance contingencies and as is with any/all defects. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information herein, all prospective buyers are encouraged to inspect the property and verify all data provided. No warranties are expressed or implied. Any announcements made day of the auction will supersede any advertisements. Aerial maps, soil maps and auction booklets are available upon request. This Property is being sold subject to the confirmation of the sellers and court approval. Auctioneers and Real Estate brokers are representing the sellers. If any additional information is requested, please contact auctioneers listed below.–Dan Pluim attorney for sellers


Darlene Berkenpas Estate & Heirs—owners

Auctioneers:

Mark Zomer-712-470-2526- Darrell Vande Vegte-712-726-3428

Gary Van Den Berg-Sales-712-470-2068—Blake Zomer-712-460-2552

Joel Westra—605-310-6941—Joel Westra Jr.—605-957-5222

Pete Atkins-605-351-9847

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  • Listing Status: Sold 
  • Price: Will be sold at Public Auction Oct 28, 2016