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160 acres Tillable Farmland Auction

Howard County, Iowa

Property Detail

This property is a great addition to any farming operation. This property includes two tracts of highly productive land and a homestead perfect for a hired hand, a family farm home, or if one was simply looking to relocate.

Directions to Farm

15124 Robin Avenue Cresco, Iowa. Drive south on Willow AVE out of Cresco for 4 Miles and Turn Right onto 150th Street. Continue on 150th Street for 4.5 Miles. Turn Left onto Robin Ave and the homestead is on the left. Please note the land auction will be held at Chamblin Hall/Cresco Theater at 115 2nd Avenue West Cresco, IA at 10AM and the machinery will be sold at the farm at around 1130PM after the land auction is completed

Agent Comments

The real estate will be sold as 3 tracts with the farmland in 2 tracts.  The home and bin site will be sold seperate from the farmland.  This is a very nice oportunity to buy the entire set up and live on the 160 acres with a grain storage and machine sheds.  This is a very nice farmstead perfect for an addition to any farming operation.  Both pieces of equipment we will be selling are low hour/ low acre in exceptional condition. NOTE: The listing originally described the planter as 36 row, the planter is 16 rows.

Sale Method

Each tract of real estate will be sold individually.  There will be no combination bidding.  Farm equipment will be sold by the lot as individual pieces.

Home Description

Located on Tract 1-Single family home built in 1986.  Total living area is 1756 square foot.  3 Bedroom, 1 full bath, 1 1/2 bath, fireplace, garage.  Concrete foundation, central air, wood deck.  OPEN HOUSE Property preview SATURDAY December 3rd 10AM to 2PM

Building Description

There are multiple buildings on Tract 1 including

Machine shed 120X45 5400 sq foot.

Crib 20X24 480 sq foot.

Shed 14X22 308 sq foot.

Machine shed 40X48 1920 sq foot.

Machine shed built in 2000 56X64 3584 sq foot.

Other Improvements

The grain storage on Tract 1

Measurements are Diameter then Height

Bin 18 X 16 3468 bushels

Bin 18 X 16 3468 bushels

Bin 18 X 16 3468 bushels

Bin 18 X 16 3468 bushels

Bin 24 X 26 10,189 bushels

Bin 30 X 18 11,144 bushels

Bin 21 X 20 5945 bushels

Bin 30 X 21 13,002 bushels

Grain leg, 92 foot, 2 foot depth

Bin Unk measurements 1600 bushels

Bin 36 X 26 23,393 bushels

Bin 30 X 24 14,859 bushels

Bin 18 X 16 3468 bushels

Bin 18 X 10 2168 bushels

99,640 total bushel capacity

Legal Description

The Northwest Quarter, of Section 24, Township 98 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., Howard County, Iowa

FSA Information

Farm # 1406 Tract # 1274 All Farm Service Agency information is currently combined with other acres and a reconstitution of numbers can not be completed until the new buyer closes. There is a small amount of CRP (CP8A) on the farm in water ways. The CRP Contract begins in 2017 and will expire in 2026 with a rental rate of $329.88 per acre.

Mineral Rights

All mineral rights owned by the seller will transfer to the buyer(s)

Soil Productivity

Tract 2 CSR2 80.2 / Tract 3 CSR2 77.2

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Earnest Money

The successful buyer(s) will place a 10% earnest deposit the day of the auction. The balance will be due at closing.

Farm Lease

Buyer(s) of the real estate will get possession as follows: At Closing the buyer of Tract 1 will get possession of the bin site and machine sheds


Closing will be held approximately 30 days after the auction. Seller will provide an updated abstract to the buyer.



Real Estate Champlin Hall/Cresco Theater -115 2nd Ave W. Cresco, Iowa 52136 Machinery at the farm after the land sells 15124 Robin Avenue Cresco, IA

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Jason Smith, Broker / Auctioneer

Work: (855) 376-3478

Cell: (712) 592-8965


Mandy Hoistad, Farmland Market Analyst / Agent

Work: (855) 376-3478

Cell: (701) 680-9351


DreamDirt Farm & Ranch Real Estate LLC
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Mondamin, Iowa 51557

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