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 +/-248.76 Acres of Choice High Producing Extremely Well Located Grovena Twp., Moody Co., SD Land – Situated in the Garden Spot of Eastern South Dakota  

We will offer the following real property at auction at the land located from Flandreau, SD – 3 miles south on Hwy. #13 (481st Ave.), 3 miles east on Hwy. #34 and 2 miles south on 484th Ave. to the Northeast Corner of the Land at the Jct. of 484th Ave. & 235th St.; from the Madison-Colman, SD Exit #109 on I-29 – 11 ½ miles east on Hwy. #34 and 2 miles south on 484th Ave.; from Pipestone, MN – 7 miles west on MN Hwy. #30 to the SD/MN State Line, then  continue 3 ½ miles west on SD Hwy. #34 and 2 miles south on 484th Ave.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2017               SALE TIME: 10:00 AM  

AUCTIONEERS NOTE:  This auction awards an opportunity to purchase a parcel or parcels of Choice High Caliber Grovena Township, Moody County, SD land that is situated in the “Garden Spot” of eastern SD.  This auction is especially noteworthy as the NE ¼ has been owned by the Waxdahl/Smallfield family for over 133 years dating back to the homestead receivers receipt filed in 1884 by Sivert Pederson Waxdahl; the other parcel in the NW ¼ has been owned by the same family for 70 years dating back to 1947.  This auction includes choice land with a very high percentage tillable and superb soils.  This 248.76 acres of farmability of this land has been enhanced by the installation of over 7 miles of drain tile throughout portions of this farm.  This is an Extremely Choice parcel of land located in what is one of the most highly regarded agricultural areas of Eastern SD.   If you are in the market for land as an addition to a row crop farming operation or as an investment, you will want to inspect this property and make plans to be in attendance at this auction.  Chuck Sutton

This +/-248.76 Acre Moody County, SD farm will be offered as PARCEL #1 – +/-85.04 Acres – The S½ NE¼; PARCEL #2 – +/-81.75 Acres – The N ½ NE ¼, less exceptions; PARCEL #3 – +/-81.97 Acres – The N ½ NW ¼; PARCELS #1 & #2 Combined – 166.79 Acres; PARCELS #2 & #3 Combined – 163.72 Acres or as PARCELS #1, #2 & #3 Combined – The +/-248.76 Acre Unit.   The land being offered for sale on this auction consists of a parcel of land with an extremely high percentage tillable and inclusive of choice high caliber cropland with some extremely high caliber soils.  According to FSA 156EZ on this property, this farm has approximately 240.44 acres of cropland, with a 202.04 acre corn base with a 130 bu. PLC yield and a 27.63 acre soybean base with a 34 bu. PLC yield and is enrolled in the ARC County farm program election.  According to the Moody County Assessor and prior to survey this farm was assessed as a single 247.02 acre parcel with an excellent overall soil rating/parcel rating of .867, similarly info. obtained from Surety Agri-Data, Inc. indicates the NE¼ has a Productivity Index of 90 and the N ½ NW ¼  has a productivity index of 90.2 – with the predominate soils comprised of Class I & II soils.  The general topography of this land is level to level to very gently rolling with excellent eye appeal. This land is very well suited for row crop production, with the farmability enhanced by the installation of over 39,000 feet of drain tile installed in 2013.   The total 2016 RE taxes payable in 2017 on this property in its’ entirety were $7,639.10.  This property has potential to fulfill the needs of a variety of buyers including those looking for extremely high quality productive cropland to add to their farming operation and/or their investment portfolio.  This is an extremely desirable parcel of high caliber land that truly must be seen to be appreciated!

LEGAL DESC.:  The NE¼ Exc. Tract 1 of Waxdahl’s Addition & Exc. the S. 185’ of the N. 907’ of the E. 334’, Sec. 24, T. 106N., R. 48W.; and the N½ NW¼ of Sec. 24, T. 106N., R. 48W.; (Grovena Twp.), Moody Co.,  SD.

TERMS:  Cash – A 10% non-refundable downpayment on the day of the sale and the balance on a short term installment sale with an add’l. 40% on Dec. 27, 2017 with possession and the remaining 50% on Jan. 3, 2018,   Fall Tillage privileges may be allowed, subject to the rights of the existing tenant to harvest the 2017 standing crops and the tenant’s rights under the 2017 farm lease.  Title will be conveyed by a Warranty Deed(s) and owner’s title insurance will be provided w/the cost of the owner’s policy divided 50-50 between the buyer(s) & sellers;. All of the 2016 RE taxes payable in 2017, as well a all of the 2017 RE taxes payable in 2018 will be paid by the sellers.  The acres are based on the acres as determined by a survey completed by Midwest Land Surveying, Inc., with the acres understood to be “more or less”. The sellers do not guarantee that existing fences lie on the true and correct boundary and any new fencing, if any, will be the responsibility of the purchaser(s) pursuant to SD Law.  FSA yields, bases, payments & other information is estimated and not guaranteed and is subject to County Committee Approval. Information contained herein is deemed to be correct but is not guaranteed.  This property is sold in “AS IS” Condition and subject to any existing easements, restrictions, reservations or highways of record if any, as well as any or all Moody Co.. SD Zoning Ordinances.  The RE licensees in this transaction are acting as agents for the sellers.  Sold subject to confirmation of the owners.

For additional information, contact the auctioneers.


Josh Brown – Vogt, Brown, Merry & Hammer –Attorney for the Seller – Dell Rapids SD – ph. 605-428-5444

 CHUCK SUTTON – Auctioneer & Land Broker
Sioux Falls, SD – ph. 605-336-6315 & Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-997-3777

DEAN STOLTENBERG – Auctioneer & RE Broker Associate – Jasper, MN – ph. 507-348-7352

JARED SUTTON – Auctioneer & RE Broker Associate – Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-864-8527 &


248.76 +/- ACRES

Earlier Event: September 28
Later Event: November 15