From daughter to daughter through 4 generations, this land has provided for one family since 1877. This is a glimpse into the history of this lone quarter section and the stability it has brought to one family for 140 years. Originally from Ireland, the Madole family homesteaded this land during the time of the 19th President, Rutherford B. Hayes, as they moved from New York to South Dakota, with the army.
In 1929, the current owners grandfather passed of a heart attack, leaving her grandma a widow & having to raise her eight children during the depression. She decided to keep this land and was able to put all 6 of her daughters through college in which one became a teacher and moved to Chicago. This teacher inherited the land and sold it to her daughter, who is currently a forensic scientist and author.
Currently this fertile land exudes stability & strength with mainly Class II clay soils ranked at an 88%. Boasting of over 142 acres of Class II soils ranked at an 82% and higher, this farm offers 151.44 crop land acres and is currently enrolled in ARC-CO with 151.40 base acres. According to FSA, there is a 75.7 acre corn base with 115 bu. yield and a 75.70 acre soybean base with a 37 acre yield.
Located 10 miles north and 2.5 miles east of Yankton, on Hwy 46, this land offers excellent access with a gentle roll & is easy on the eyes. The balance of this quarter is made up of two tree filled draws for water flow and to hold wildlife. These draws are essential for a potential tile outlet incase one wanted to implement drain tile. As this land is rented for the 2018 farming season, the seller is crediting the buyer at closing in the amount of history of this land represents America well, land of the free and home of the brave. In seeing the dividends this land has yielded for the Madole/Connell Family, the possibilities are endless in what it may do for you and your family. Bravely invest in your future.
Soil information is provided by Surety Agridata. Cropland & base acres are FSA information.