Jones County Cropland
Though this unit is located in Jones County it borders Stanley County and only 20 minutes from the Pierre-Ft. Pierre communities. The county seat for Jones County is Murdo, and is about 35 miles south west along I-90. Murdo is home to the Pioneer Auto Show a collection of over 250 cars, motorcycles, and tractors. There is plenty of nice lodging due to it's locatio along Interstate. Murdo provides plenty of hunting opportunities in the area. Because of this farm's location from Ft. Pierre-Pierre, this is where most people would travel to conduct business. Ft.Pierre, South Dakota is noted for “Where the West Begins” and is located just across the river from South Dakota’s State Capitol. A cattle town noted for it’s early history of fur trading along the Missouri River. The fur trading post was called Fort Teton and was built at the confluence of the Missouri and Bad Rivers in 1817. Fort Pierre is believed to be one of the first spots of the early Europeans to South Dakota. The Verendrye plate was found on a hillside by a group of children playing in 1913. It was a plate believed to be buried by Peter de La Verendrye in 1741
Ft.Pierre is the home of worldwide rodeo legend Casey Tibbs, and now boasts of one of the largest PRCA Rodeo events on the Fourth of July. The town has always had a rich history of cowboy stories and a wonderful old west town. The Ft. Pierre livestock barn is one of the largest livestock barns in the upper Midwest. The cattle producers of this are produce some of the finest cattle in the Midwest. Ft. Pierre livestock barn is a great market for area producers. The native grasses along the rolling hills of the Missouri River put pounds of beef on cattle operations in this area. The Ft. Pierre National Grasslands are just south of Ft. Pierre, SD.
The adventures don’t stop with the historical or tremendous ag trade of the area. Ft. Pierre area provides countless hours of recreational fun for the outdoorsmen and recreational person. It has often been said that where else can a recreational person experience world class walleye fishing, world class waterfowl, and world class upland game, along with trophy mule deer and white tail all in the Stanley- Jones County area. Family memories can be made here. Located in the heart of central South Dakota, the Missouri River provides hours of river enjoyment from fishing, sail boating, tubing, jet skiing, waterskiing, or underwater diving
Climate for Jones County is typically 4 season weather. Average rainfall is 17-18 inches per year with most of the rainfall occuring from April till August, just right for the small grains and row crops. The winter can be bitterly cold in January but can be 50 degrees in February and March and then the next day have a blizzard. Weather can change rapidly and often in South Dakota. Average snowfall is 25-30 inches but usually not accumulating much throughout the season due to the high tempartures that can occur during the winter months.
The current owner runs cow-calf operation on the pasturland unit, but can be used for a small yearling operation as well. The cropland is typically rotated between corn, wheat, grain sorghum and sunflowers. The alfalfa- grass portion of this farm produces excellent feed source for the livestock operation.
Plenty of wildlife abounds on this unit. Upland game includes prairie chicken, grouse, and pheasants. Deer will include mule deer or white tail providing ample big game hunting
If you are looking for a nice combination unit of cropland and grassland to build a nice unit close to Ft. Pierre-Pierre , this unit should be called home. Come and tour this farm and experience the West River country with great access via country roads and SD Hwy.
The owner is also willing to lease back property for the investor type.
|Latitude & Long:||44.115640, -100.392293|
|Cropland Acres:||309 Acres with 230 acres planted to Corn|
|Pasture Acres:||160 Acres|
|HayLand Acres:||80 Acres|
|Water:||Two (2) Stock Dams and Rural Water runs by property|