A May 19 auction in eastern McCook Co., S.D., saw 54 acres sell for $4,800 an acre. The farm was located about 11 miles west of Colton. The 54-acre offering was shaped in an "L" and offered 51.5 tillable acres. All of the tillable acres are enrolled in the CRP at $79.97 per acre through Sept. 30, 2017. The soil PI was 65.6.
Handling the auction was Wayne Bessman, Bessman Auction & Clerking Services, LLC, Madison, S.D., 605-270-4980.