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Snodgrass Irrigated Land Auction

Morgan County, colorado  |  320± Acres


2-160± ac parcels w/pivot irrigation SW of Ft Morgan in northeast CO. Excellent soils, irr water, and commodity markets. 2023 crop season possession. Includes Riverside Rights.

Two 160.0± pivot irrigated parcels SW of Fort Morgan in northeast Colorado and 3 Riverside Private rights. Excellent soils, irrigation water and access to commodity markets. 2023 crop season possession.

Quick Facts

  • 320.0± total acres
  • 1.5 to 3 miles S & SW of Fort Morgan, CO in central Morgan County
  • Property to be offered in 2 parcels, 1 combo
  • Parcel #1A: 160.0± acres, 130.0± acres pivot irrigated, 13.4± acres floodable, 16.6± acres rds/improvement site, 160 Bijou District acres, 3 Bijou Co. shares, 1 irrigation well, 3 Empire Private Rights
  • Parcel #1B: 160.0± acres, 115.0± acres pivot irrigated, 30.5± acres floodable, 14.5± acres rds/improvement site, 160 Bijou District acres, 8 Bijou Co. shares, 1 irrigation well, 3 Empire Private Rights
  • 3 Riverside Private Rights offered in 3 water lots of 1 share each and as a Combo
  • Level terrain with Fort Collins loam, Nunn loam, Bresser & Nunn clay loam soils
  • Buyer(s) to have possession for the 2023 crop season
  • Owned minerals to be conveyed to Buyer(s)

Property Details

Parcel #1A

160.0± ac; 130.0± ac pivot irr, 13.4± ac floodable, 16.6± ac rds/improvement site. Address: 15484 Co Rd Q, Fort Morgan, CO. Legal: NW1/4 of 15, T3N, R58W. 7-tower Valley pivot, irr well, and pit pump. Level terrain w/Nunn loam & Nunn clay loam soils. Irr water: 160 Bijou Irr Dist Ac, 3 shares Bijou Irr Co., 4 shares Dailey Lateral; Irr well #858-R-R (New well drilled 8/2022) – Bijou Aug plan. FSA base: 152 ac corn w/180 bu yield. Improvements: 1,245± SF one-story home (built in 1929), 2 BD/1BA; 3,200 SF shop/garage; well/septic. R/E taxes: $10,191.28.

Parcel #1B

160.0± ac; 115.0± ac pivot irr, 30.5± ac floodable, 14.5± ac rds & improvement site. Address: 15263 Co Rd 18, Fort Morgan, CO; Legal: SE1/4 of 13, T3N, R58W. 8-tower Valley pivot, irr well, and pit pump. Level terrain w/Fort Collins loam & Bresser & Nunn clay loam soils. Irr water: 160 Bijou Irr Dist Ac, 8 shares Bijou Irr Co., 4 shares Bijou Lateral, irr well #859-R – Bijou Aug plan. FSA base: 152.1 ac corn w/180 bu yield. Improvements: 852± SF one-story home (built in 1950), 2 BD/1BA; few misc. outbuildings, grain bin; well/septic. R/E taxes: $10,869.08

Combo #1

320.0± ac; 245.0± ac pivot irr, 43.9± ac floodable, 31.1± ac rds & improvement sites; 2 Valley pivots, 2 irr wells, and 2 pit pumps; Irr water: 320 Bijou Irr Dist Ac, 11 shares Bijou Irr Co., 4 shares Dailey Lateral, 4 shares Bijou Lateral; FSA base: 304.1 ac corn; R/E taxes: $21,060.36

Water Lots #2A, #2B, #2C

Each lot contains 1 Riverside Private Right

Water Lot Combo #2

3 Riverside Private Rights (Water Lots #2A, #2B, #2C)

Single Unit

Parcel #1A, #1B, & 3 Riverside Private Rights

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Morgan County, colorado  |  320± Acres

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Auction Terms

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

OVERVIEW: The Snodgrass family heirs are offering their property for sale by auction. Their pivot irrigated property is located in a highly productive area within 1.5 to 3 miles S & SW of Fort Morgan, CO.  Highly competitive commodity markets. Located within the Bijou Irrigation District with District acres, Company shares, and irrigation wells. Additional Empire Reservoir and Riverside Private Rights are also being offered for sale.

AUCTION PROCEDURE: The “SNODGRASS IRRIGATED LAND AUCTION” is with RESERVE. The property to be offered as a “MULTI PARCEL” Auction in 2 Parcels, 1 Combo, 3 Water Lots, 1 Water Lot Combo and as a Single Unit and will be offered in the sale order as stated. Bids will be taken for total purchase price, not price per acre. Bidding increments are at the discretion of the Broker.

TERMS: Upon conclusion of the auction, the highest bidder(s) will enter into a contract for the amount of the bid, 15% of the purchase price is due as earnest money and deposited with Reck Agri Realty & Auction. Purchase contract will not be contingent upon financing.

CLOSING: Closing is December 2, 2022 and conducted by Northern Colorado Title. Closing fee split 50-50 between Seller and Buyer (s).

TITLE: Seller to pass title by Special Warranty Deed, title insurance to be used as evidence of marketable title, and cost of the premium to be split 50-50 between Seller and Buyer(s).   Title commitments are available for review within the Detail Brochure.

POSSESSION: Possession of farmland and improvements subject to existing lease for 2022. Farmland is available to farm for the 2023 crop season.  Tenant shall retain possession of the improvement site on Parcel #2 until on or before March 18, 2023.

PROPERTY CONDITION: The prospective Bidder(s) should verify all information contained herein, fully inspect the property, its condition, and to rely on their own conclusions. The property is being sold AS IS-WHERE IS, without warranty, representation or recourse to Seller.

WATER RIGHTS & EQUIPMENT: Seller to convey all water rights appurtenant to the property. See the individual parcel descriptions for the respective water rights. Empire Reservoir Private Rights may only be sold to individuals who own Bijou Irr District Acres and/or Bijou Irr Co. shares.

GROWING CROPS: Seller to retain landlord’s 2022 crop rental payments.

REAL ESTATE TAXES: 2022 real estate taxes due in 2023, to be paid by Seller.

MINERALS: Seller to convey all OWNED mineral rights to Buyer(s).

ACREAGES: All stated acreages are approximate and are obtained from FSA and/or County Assessor records. Said records may indicate different acreages, no warranty is expressed or implied as to exact acreages of property, all bids are for the total parcel without regard to exact acreage.

BIDDER REQUIREMENTS: To register to bid, Buyer(s), prior to the auction, must review and accept the Detail Brochure with the full auction terms and conditions, property descriptions, pertinent information, title commitments, and sample contracts. Detail Brochure may be obtained by calling Reck Agri Realty & Auction or visiting auction property page at Bidding via cell phone, internet, and/or bidding on someone’s behalf, must be approved by Reck Agri Realty & Auction 24 hours prior to auction. Buyer(s) are encouraged to pre-register to bid.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: The information contained herein has either been given to us by the owner of the property or obtained from sources that we deem reliable. We have no reason to doubt its accuracy, but we do not guarantee it. Reck Agri Realty & Auction and the Seller assume no responsibility for the omissions, corrections, or withdrawals. The location maps are not intended as a survey and are for general location purposes only. Reck Agri Realty & Auction and all other agents of Broker are or will be acting as a Transaction Broker.  Reck Agri Realty & Auction does not offer broker participation for the “SNODGRASS IRRIGATED LAND AUCTION”. Reck Agri Realty & Auction reserves the right to require bank references upon request and reserves the right to refuse bids from any bidder.