$5,400 per acre in Southeast South Dakota

Friday Nov. 6 saw 80 acres of productive Hutchinson County, S. D., cropland bring $5,400 an acre. The farm, located southeast of Menno, was 99.6% tillable and carried a PI 61.0. The farm is enrolled in the County ARC farm program election.

Also selling was an adjacent 160 acres, which included a "vintage" farmstead. It offered 94 tillable acres and a PI of 63.5 and was also enrolled in the County ARC farm program election. The remaining acres are in pasture subject to a hold-over lease through November 2016. This property sold for $3.600 an acre.

Handling the auction was Chuck Sutton Auctioneer and Land Broker, Souix Falls, 605-336-6315.