The property is a family owned farm, trucking company, and cattle feeding headquarters located near Humphrey, Nebraska. It is a highly successful operation with pride of ownership displayed in every detail. Improvements at the headquarters are exceptional and will be detailed later in this narrative.
Total Deeded Acres: 73.8 Acres .
Cropland Acres: Approximately 40 acres
The feedlot operation consists of two covered, confinement barns plus outside traditional feeding pen with fence line concrete bunks. The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a cattle feedlot permit for 4,000 head. The feedlot is in total compliance with all DEQ requirements.
THE AREA & LOCATION:
The farm headquarters and feedlot are located 2 miles west of Humphrey, NE, on State Highway 91 or 3 miles west of the intersection of US Highway 81. The access driveway is ¼ mile south of Highway 91 on 310 Ave.
Humphrey is an impressive, progressive, and friendly community with population of 760 per 2010 census but current data shows population of 806. The town is located in the northern portion of Platte County in Northeast Nebraska. The community offers almost all services including two major implement dealerships. The community has both a K-12 public school as well as a Catholic private school.
Platte County and the Humphrey area are very agricultural friendly. The area is major cattle feeding region in Nebraska. Agriculture is the Number 1 industry in Nebraska and the economy of Humphrey is all agriculturally based.
Nearby major towns & cities: Omaha-95 miles, Columbus-23 miles, Norfolk-22 miles, Grand Island-83 miles.
Average Annual Precipitation for Platte County: 29.41 inches.
Home: Executive caliber brick home constructed in 2003. Immaculately furnished. 2,980 sq feet on main floor plus full finished basement. 5 bedrooms. 3 baths. Office. Open floor plan. Large kitchen, dining area, and family room. Fireplace. Rear large Patio. Covered front porch and entryway. Oversized 3 car attached garage. New roof, new windows, and new soffitts in 2019.
Shop: 15,000 sq feet commercial quality. Steel construction. Full concrete floor. Two large overhead doors. Heated & Insulated. LED lighting. Air filtration system. Unique apartment/bunkhouse with kitchen & bar dining area, 2 bedrooms, office, two bathrooms, and large rec/living room.
Grain Bins: Two Sukup 75,000 bu bins. Grain monitoring system. Constructed in 2014 & 2017.
Implement & Vehicle Washing Facility:
Large Fuel Tanks with Containment System:
Other: Above ground swimming pool and lawn mower storage shed.
Livestock & Domestic water provided by two 7.5 hp electric pumps in one well plus easement for well on neighboring farm. Domestic well drilled in 2012. State Registration #G-164493. 50 gpm.
East Barn: 2,000 head confinement barn. Built 2016. Metal roof. Concrete slatted floor with 14 foot manure pits. Heavy duty, 727 feet of oversized concrete fence line bunks. Covered bunks and feed truck alley. 82 ft wide. Pens are 62′ x 70′. Custom designed by Seller and contructed by Flat River Corp, Columbus, NE.
West Barn: 1,450 head confinement barn. Built 2011. Fabric roof. Concrete floor and pen side walls. 700 feet of oversized concrete bunks. Cattle are bedded in pens and cleaned with loader. Legacy building: https://www.legacybuildingsolutions.com/legacy-buildings-covered-feed-bunks-cattle/
Outside pens: Approximately 550 head. Oversized concrete fence line bunks.
Working Pens: All steel panels with double crowding alley, tub and hydraulic working chute with scale.
Steel truck loading chute.
3 Bulk Liquid Tanks
Concrete Pit and Pad for silage, earlage, high moisture corn, and distiller grains.
Cattle in the West Barn are bedded with corn stalk bales with pens being cleaned by loader. Manure is stockpiled and spread on neighboring fields. The East Barn and below ground manure pits. A commercial operator is contracted to agitate the pits, pump wastewater up to 3 miles via above ground tubing and apply via a knife applicator that puts nutrients below the ground surface in the corn root zone. The manure is sold to neighbors and has great demand.
The cattle feeding improvements are presently used to finish beef cattle but would work equally well as a dairy heifer development facility.
There are 3 large ethanol plants within 30 miles of the property and 4 more within 60 miles. These plants provide distiller grains (DDGS and corn gluten) for the feedlot.
There are major beef packing plants in nearby Omaha, Norfolk, Madison, Fremont, Lincoln, South Sioux City, and Dakota City.
2019 REAL ESTATE TAXES: $16,383.32
OFFERING PRICE: $5,950,000
The offering price does not include any shop equipment, vehicles, farm implements, or feedlot equipment but items may be purchased outside of the real estate transaction.