160 acres of prime Wilson County, Kansas ground that is remotely located, yet with good roads that provide year-round access.
This is an extremely versatile property that could go into cultivation, a cattle/haying operation or remain as a wildlife sanctuary. The North half of this property has been in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) (the contract is currently expired, which offers flexibility to the buyer). The CRP is a mix of native grasses which provides ideal habitat for quail, wild turkeys, Whitetail deer and other wildlife. Numerous quail, turkey and deer have been sighted on the property. The South side of the property is a native/fescue forage mix with clover established throughout the meadow. This area provides excellent hay, and clover is a natural attractant for the numerous big white-tailed deer and turkey that stay on this ground. Intermittent streams cross the property from North to South in two different drainages, creating a natural funnel for wildlife with mature hard wood forested areas. These hardwoods include several varieties of Oak trees to provide lots of mast for browsing deer. This area provides ample bedding, staging, and travel corridors. There is access to the Verdigris River on the Southeast corner of the property, and the buyer will have valuable irrigation rights as well. The Verdigris is known for its outstanding flathead catfish numbers and size, as well as opportunities for other fish species. Irrigation rights are dwindling in the state and the ability to irrigate this property could be priceless.
The property is surrounded by cultivated fields currently in corn, soybeans and wheat; which makes this property the bedding area of choice for the areas wildlife. There are several outstanding potential building sites on the property with utilities available from the road. . In the low-lying areas of the property there might be the potential to construct a small wetland area for waterfowl. There are numerous federal and state resources available for improving private lands. A landowner can seek technical and financial assistance through the local Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) office. NRCS works with the landowner to develop a plan of action for properties and guides them through the process of applying for assistance.
For a buyer interested in rich soils and production possibilities or the avid hunter that wants their once in a lifetime opportunity, this property deserves your attention.