Hopken Farm

  • Gravity-Irrigated Cropland

Notice: SOLD - $700,000.00
Description: This farm has been in the Hopken family for almost 120 years! Do not miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to own this farm with productive soils, strong water, exceptional location, and opportunity for further development. *Owners require their agent to be present to enter the farm.

3 miles north of Bruning, northeast of the intersection of U.S. Highway 81 and Road W, in south-central Fillmore County, Nebraska.

Legal Description:

The Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4) of Section Twenty (20), Township Five (5) North, Range Two (2) West of the 6th P.M., Fillmore County, Nebraska [137.40 tax-assessed acres].

Acres: 137.40
Taxes: 2020 - $3,374.40
Natural Resources District:

Little Blue Natural Resources District, not subject to pumping restrictions.


Subject to a lease for the 2021 growing season.

Irrigation Information:

Well Registration: G-010241
Completion Date: 9/12/2016
Well Depth: 187 feet
Static Water Level: 87 feet
Pumping Level: 94 feet
Column: 8 inches
Gallons/Minute: 1,000 gpm
Pump: Layne & Bowler
Gearhead: US Motors, 50hp 1:1
Flowmeter: McCrometer

*Gearhead, irrigation pump, irrigation pipe, fittings, propane tank, and pipe trailer included in sale (power unit is tenant-owned)


Primary cropland soils are Crete and Hastings silt loams, with slopes ranging from 0-3%.

FSA Information:

Total Farmland: 145.17 acres
Total Cropland: 90.13 acres

Government Base Acres:
Corn - 22.94
Wheat - 17.94
Grain Sorghum - 44.67
Soybeans - 2.43

PLC Yields:
Corn - 154
Wheat - 59
Grain Sorghum - 90
Soybeans - 45