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PENDING! 2209 +/- acres in Hodgeman County, KS

Dodge City, Kansas
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The Harding Ranch encompasses over 2,000 acres of prime grazing land within the heart of Western Kansas cattle country! Located only 25 miles from the famed Dodge City, KS, this ranch is ideally located near local cattle markets and feed yards while being situated right in the middle of prime grass country. Nearly 3 miles of the Buckner Creek twists and turns through the heart of the ranch providing excellent fresh water for livestock and wildlife. Multiple water wells on the ranch provide additional water sources, and gravel county roads allow for good access to and from the ranch. In general, there are no wasted acres on the ranch. Good grass can be found throughout the entire ranch year in and year out, thanks to the terrific soils along the Buckner Creek. Nearly the entire ranch consists of fertile Class II and III soils.

Good tillable cropland is worth a premium in this area, and the Harding Ranch has over 450 acres currently in crop production. This area of the State is reputable for high-yielding wheat and milo crops. With this many tillable acres, there should be no problem supporting your cattle herd with enough feed to get through the winter months as well.

All of the mineral rights are intact on this ranch, and there is oil production in the general area. There is active oil production within a few miles. Other energy opportunities within the area are wind and solar. There are multiple wind farms within short driving distance, and solar has recently been making a stronger push.

This area is also very well known for whitetail, mule deer, turkey, and upland bird hunting as well. A drive through this area in the morning and evening will reveal high numbers of all these species in and around the Buckner Creek valley. The outdoorsman can also enjoy waterfowl hunting along the creek, as well as tremendous fishing! Horsethief Reservoir is within 10 miles of the ranch, as well, providing an endless number of outdoor recreational opportunities with over 450 acres of surface water, campgrounds, and trails.

Very few large contiguous ranches in the Western part of Kansas have the abundance of water and good grass of, which you’ll find on the Harding Ranch in SW Kansas. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a beautiful large ranch right in the heart of the Kansas frontier, near one of the most famous historical cowtowns – Dodge City.

  • Located 26 +/- miles north of Dodge City, KS

  • 4 +/- miles south of HWY 156

  • 5 +/- miles from Horsethief Reservoir

  • Nearly 3 miles of Buckner Creek winds through the ranch

  • Two tracts within 9 +/- miles of each other

  • 1,900 +/- acres of contiguous pasture and CRP in the main tract on Buckner Creek

  • 300+ acres of excellent grass, new fence, and good water on the smaller tract

  • 204 +/- acres enrolled in CRP through 2029. $9,298 annual payment. $45.65/acre

  • 456 +/- acres of fertile tillable cropland which can produce wheat, milo, corn, and feed

  • Excellent grassland with fertile soils along the Buckner Creek

  • Abundant water within this 3 +/- mile stretch of the Buckner Creek, along with multiple water wells

  • Good fence throughout most the ranch and good access from multiple gravel county roads

  • 100% mineral rights believed to be intact and will transfer to the Buyer. There is oil production within a few miles

  • Excellent whitetail, mule deer, upland bird, and turkey hunting in this area along the Buckner Creek

  • Great fishing in the Buckner

  • Two electrical water wells; three windmill water wells; excellent water in the creek

  • Working pins

  • Gated entrances

  • Area of the country with very mild winters with much longer growing seasons than other parts of the Midwest

  • Low taxes. This part of Kansas has very low tax rates for ranchland even further maximizing profits. Prior year taxes were $3,380.50

Contact Land Specialists Adam Hann (785-259-2469) or Mitch Keeley (785-259-0492) for more details.

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