2837 West Highway 6
Hastings, Nebraska 68901
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400 ACRE

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 10:00 A.M.

Located in the Garden Café/Hastings Hotel Banquet Facility, 2205 Osborne Drive East, Hastings, Nebraska.

TRACT #1 - $9,575/ACRE
TRACT #2 - $8,025/ACRE
TRACT #3 - $9,000/ACRE

This auction will offer 3 very high quality southwest Adams County properties. All properties show great potential for future development for pivot irrigation.

These properties will be offered in single tracts as well as being offered in combinations through the use of Multi-Parcel technology. They will be sold in the manner best suited to the sellers.

Farm Locations
Tract #1 is located from the intersection of US Highway 6 and the Kearney/Adams County line, 1 mile east and 2 miles south on Shiloe Avenue.
Tract #2 is located 1 ½ miles south of Tract #1.
Tract #3 is located across the road north of Tract #1 on Prairie Lake Road.

Tract #1

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The Northwest Quarter of Section Thirty-two (32), Township Seven (7) North, Range Twelve (12) West of the 6th P.M., Adams County, Nebraska (160 acres more or less)

This is an extremely high quality tract of land of which the bulk of the acres are irrigated by gravity from a well located near the eastern edge of the property. The undeveloped portion is very level and of excellent quality as well. The farm is in an excellent location with great water supplies as well as excellent soil types well suited to the production of crops common to the area. There is natural gas delivered to the well site by underground pipe.

This farm show great potential for future development for pivot irrigation.

Tract #2

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The Southwest Quarter of Section Five (5), Township Six (6) North, Range Twelve (12) West of the 6th P.M. Adams County, Nebraska, 160 acres more or less.

This very high quality tract features approximately 139.27 acres of gently rolling farm land and approximately 16.97 acres of partially tree covered drainage area along the north side of the property. The balance is in roads and ditches.


This tract is well suited to commonly grown crops with consistent soil types and appears to be an excellent candidate for pivot irrigation.

Tract #3

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The East Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section Twenty-nine (29), Township Seven (7) North, Range Twelve (12) West of the 6th P.M., Adams County, Nebraska (80 acres more or less).

This is an 80 acre non-irrigated tract located just across the road north from Tract #1. This tract’s terrain is level to gently rolling. It is located in an area that would have adequate underground water to develop for pivot irrigation. The soil types are consistent to the area and well suited to crops grown in the area.

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 December 20, 2012 by cash, certified funds or a direct wire transfer to the trust account of the closing agent. At closing the sellers will present a title insurance binder indicating marketable title vested in the name of the seller. Title insurance costs will be split equally by the buyer and sellers. A preliminary title insurance search will be completed prior to sale date.

The 2012 and all prior taxes will be paid by the seller.

Possession: Full possession will be given to the purchaser for the 2013 crop year.

Interested parties should inquire about a PIP for these properties. The PIP will include such things as FSA and irrigation well data, aerial mapping, soils and topography maps, tax information as well as information pertaining to items required for closing.

You may request this data by emailing a request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Ruhter Auction & Realty Inc. (402) 463-8565 or (402) 362-4440. PIP’s are available in a hard copy by mail or in PDF form by email.

Dale Ernst Testamentary Trust
Wells Fargo Bank NA Trustee
Ralph Phillips, Asset Manager


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140 Acre Polk County Pivot Irrigated Farm w/ Acreage                

This is an excellent Polk county farm, in an excellent market area for grain, seed & livestock production. It has a high percentage of irrigated land. This farm would be an excellent choice to start a home base. Quick possession on acreage as needed, and full possession on the farmland for 2016.


For more details or a copy of our detailed PIP, call or email us at auctions@ruhterauction.com


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