Kansas River Farm
Location! This +/- 3,284 acre (2,975 taxable) farm has it all. It is very private and located in the heart of Kansas Flint Hills just five minutes to Manhattan, Kansas and Kansas State University. Centrally located in Kansas just two hours west of Kansas City. Kansas River Farm is an excellent investment opportunity. This is some of the finest irrigated land in Kansas. A turn key operation with a grain elevator, scales and outbuildings. LandThis rare offering of irrigated cropland in this area provides excellent production and outstanding access to the central Kansas markets. Easy access to Highway 24 with Manhattan, Kansas just 3 miles west of Wamego, Kansas just 12 miles to the east via Highway 24 this location is top shelf.
Truly a farmers dream this farm has some of the best soils and is in excellent condition. In this area it is very rare to have 11 pivots in 35 inch average rainfall country. The dry land portion of this farm has excellent soils and yield history. The grain elevator on the property with multiple outbuildings make this a once and lifetime opportunity. Currently, corn and beans are grown on these farms and they have excellent crop yield and production history.
ImprovementsKansas River Farm is a working farm with multiple outbuildings, shops, elevator grain storage, single family houses and other structures throughout the property. Its location in heart of the Flint Hills along Highway 24 give easy access to excellent markets. The on site grain storage is an excellent benefit and adds good flexibility to any operation.
Homes on the property include 901 Knox Lane, 906 Knox Lane, 1312 Knox Lane, 1601 Knox Lane, 3470 Swamp Angel and 3490 Swamp Angel.
RecreationWhen it comes to hunting and recreation this property and the surrounding area are known for large white-tailed deer, abundant waterfowl, quail, and varmints. This area has excellent quality deer with some of the best bucks ever taken coming from this area. The waterfowl hunting is in the Central Flyway which is some of the best hunting in the region. This farm is particularly unique because of it being some of the only grain production in a large area.
AgricultureThe current owners are excellent operators and have the place in excellent condition! The land has produced excellent yields and anyone would be proud to own and operate this farm.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources35 inches of annual average rainfall and pivot irrigation with low pumping costs make this a hell of an operation.
General OperationsThis operation has a 305,000 bushel grain elevator, truck scales, and equipment storage making this farming operation a rare find. Kansas River Farm is a successful income producing farm with a great history of crop yields. The current manager has tracked and improved the yields over the years while being a great steward of the land.
Region & ClimateManhattan, Kansas sits at an elevation of about 1024 feet. With an average of 218 sunny days a year with September, May and June being the most pleasant months. Manhattan gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 91 days a year. That precipitation is mostly rain with the annual rainfall of 35 inches. Snowfall averages approximately 13 inches per year.
Manhattan is known as the Little Apple and has been recognized multiple times for its quality of life. With a community of approximately 55,000 it is the leader in the surrounding area for education, health care, entertainment, shopping, culture. Kansas State University is the leading employer in Manhattan and has been recognized as a Top 50 College Town in America by Best College Reviews.
HistoryManhattan, Kansas and the Kansas Flint Hills of this region are two of Kansas best attractions. Located near the Konza Prairie this area is home to many different species of wildlife. Kansas State University is rich in history and tradition and boasts one of the countries best Schools of Agriculture.
LocationKansas River Farm is located just east of Manhattan, Kansas with quick access to Highway 24 just a couple minutes outside of town the small Kansas town of Wamego is just 12 miles east on Highway 24 and is an excellent community. Additional cities within a 2 hours radius include Topeka, Kansas City, Wichita and Salina.
Access to air travel is nearby, Manhattan Regional Airport runs flights to Dallas, TX and Chicago, IL. Both Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) are approximately a 2 hour drive from the farm.