Pierce County, North Dakota

Full section of farmland in Hurricane Lake Township of Pierce County. This property is situated 8 miles North, 5.5 miles West of Leeds, ND. Weighted average productivity index of 68.2 on 600 tillable acres. Available to farm for 2021 growing season. Owners: Sherry and Lanny Bracken. This property is being offered for sale in conjunction with Gibbens Law Office of Cando, ND.

Please be advised:  Sellers to retain 100% of available mineral rights in and under the property (this does not include rock, gravel, sand, clay, scoria, or other aggregates).  Additionally, this property is subject to a Wetland Easement held by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Legal Description
All of Section 21, Township 157, Range 69, Pierce County, North Dakota.
600 tillable acres
630 +/- total


Productivity index: 68.2

Barnes-Svea loams (42%)

Hamerly-Tonka complex (23.7%)

Barnes-Buse loams (12.4%)

Egne silty clay (7.6%)


$4,587.32 (2019)



Seller reserves oil, gas, coal, & other mineral rights (but not rock, gravel, sand, & aggregates)

Ready to farm for 2021!

Bidding Instructions - Terms of Sale

The property will be sold as one parcel by private written bids.  All bids must be for the total dollar amount for the parcel, not per acre.

Bid forms may be obtained from James Valley Law, PPLC or Gibbens Law Office of Cando, ND. All bids must be sent by sealed envelope to:  Bracken Bid Sale c/o Gibbens Law Office, PO Box 708, Cando, ND 58324, no later than Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

All bids will be privately opened by Sellers' attorneys on January 26, 2021. The high bidder will be notified if their bid is accepted or rejected within two (2) days of the bid opening. If the high bid is accepted, Buyer must submit an earnest money down payment for ten percent (10%) of the sales price upon execution of the Purchase Agreement; balance due at closing within sixty (60) days.  Failure to make full payment of the purchase price for the land at closing will constitute a forfeiture of Buyer's earnest money deposit as liquidated damages. ​

Sellers will furnish an up‑to‑date abstract of title, Warranty Deed, and guarantee of marketable title.  All real estate taxes for the calendar year 2020 and prior years will be paid by Sellers; Buyer to assume 2021 real estate taxes.

Sellers reserve the right to reject any and all bids.

To obtain a bidding packet or for more information, contact:


Kelsey A. Krapp

PO Box 1925

Jamestown, ND 58402

(701) 252-1800



Nathan Gibbens

PO Box 708

Cando, ND  58324

(701) 968-3342

Barnes County, North Dakota

Half section of farmland for sale, 7 miles North of Litchville, ND,  just off Barnes Co. Road 11 (blacktop between Litchville and I-94). Soil productivity index of 63.9 on 290 tillable acres (from 2020 FSA documentation). NO wildlife easements. Available to farm for 2021 growing season. Owners:  Dale Rienstra, Elaine Daily, Jeffrey Rienstra, and Michelle Rienstra Trust.

Legal Description
S1/2 of Section 14, Township 138, Range 60, Barnes County, ND, less rights of way.
317 +/-
290 tillable acres


Productivity index: 63.9

Hamerly-Tonka complex (22%)

Overly-Nahon silt loams (19%)

Barnes-Buse loams (17%)

Barnes-Buse-Langhei loams (14%)

Barnes-Svea loams (11%) 



$3,086.59 (2019)




Ready to farm for 2021!