March 10 saw 342 acres of Hitchcock Co., Neb., farmland sell for a total of $872,024, or $2,550 per acre. The farm was located 4 miles southwest of Culbertson. Its soils carred a Standard Rating for Plant Growth (SRPG) of 51.5.
There was a total of 218 acres of cropland on the farm with 208 certified irrigated acres in the Middle Republican NRD. That makes the price $4,189 per irrigated acre. The farm featured two center pivots.
Also included was 92 acres of pasture and 32 acres of river bottom pature.
Handling the auction was Rick Johnson, AFM, Farmers National Company, McCook, Neb., 308-345-1240.