836+/- ACRES OF FARMLAND/PASTURELAND/TIMBERLAND IN SHELBY & MACON COUNTY, MO

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Auction Date:

April 17, 2024 | 11:00 am

Auction Location / Nearest City:

Silver Rails Event Center, 204 E Moore St., La Plata, MO 63549

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Auction Description:

141.7 ACRES / SHELBY COUNTY, MO

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Auction Date: 04/17/2024 Auction Time: 11:00 AM

Auction Venue Location: Silver Rails Event Center, 204 E Moore St., La Plata, MO 63549

Open House Dates and Times: Call agent for showing times and additional info

Entire Farm Description:

We are excited to be able to offer a legacy farm that has been under the same family spanning multiple generations.

Commonly known as the McMichael Heirs Farm. The McMichael family started farming in this area in 1852 with their most recent farm addition in 1930.

This farm is located on the Macon and Shelby county line consisting of 836+/- acres and represents productive tillable cropland, well maintained pastureland, exceptional northeast Missouri whitetail deer & wild turkey hunting, a country home on acreage as well as some prime rural building sites. Take advantage of this potentially once in a lifetime opportunity, that a portion of the McMichael Heirs Family farm is offered to the open market. Call the listing agent Clay Lockard for questions or to schedule your own private showing.

Tract 1 of 9 Description: 132.6+/- acres tillable

Presenting a highly productive tillable tract spanning 132.6+/- acres, with an impressive 129.89 +/- acres designated as tillable land, accounting for nearly 97% of the total acreage. The soil composition includes 56% Leonard silt loam, 38% Adco silt loam, 5% Armstrong loam, and 1% Armstrong clay loam, boasting an average NCCPI of 63.85. The farm lays very well, with a majority of the land featuring 1-6% slopes, enhancing its overall suitability. Conveniently located with excellent access off Hwy MM and Ozone Avenue. Offering open tenancy for 2024. If you are looking to add to your current operation or looking to invest in high-quality acres, you’re not going to want to miss out on this one.

Tract #: 1

Deeded acres: 134 +/- acres TBD by survey

FSA Farmland Acres: 129.89 +/- acres

Soil Types: 56% Leonard silt loam, 38 %Adco silt loam , 5% Armstrong loam, 1% Armstrong clay loam

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: Average NCCPI 63.85

Taxes: TBD

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2024 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2023

Survey needed?: No survey needed

Brief Legal: 132.6+/- acres pt S1 AND pt S12 T59N R13W MACON CO, MO

PIDs: 000010-0101-00000-000302 and part of 000010-0112-00000-000500

Lat/Lon: 39.9362/-92.3163

Zip Code: 63451

Tract 2 of 9 Description:16.75+/- acres

Take a good look at this charming 16.75+/- acre tract, featuring a 1366 +/- sq. ft. 3-bedroom farmhouse and several outbuildings and grain bins. The property boasts 13+/- acres of open grassland currently in hay production, making it ideal for a country home. With two ponds and plenty of room for livestock, this property offers a peaceful and picturesque setting for those seeking a rural lifestyle.

Tract 3 of 9 Description: 49+/- acres

Featuring a picturesque pond and convenient road access along Oriole Street, this 49+/- acre property offers rolling pasture ground with timber draws. The farm boasts several ideal locations for food plots and is well-suited for a hobby farm, making it the perfect combination of size and features. With plenty of pasture for livestock and a stunning view from the ridge overlooking the pond and timber draw, this property offers a tranquil and versatile retreat for hunters and farmers alike

Tract 4 of 9 Description: 113.5+/- acres

Take a look at the aerial view of this impressive 113.5 +/- acre farm. Located in northeast Macon County, this property offers a unique blend of natural beauty and practicality. With 48 +/- acres of lush pastureland and 67 +/- acres of timber mix, this farm provides an ideal setting for various activities.

The property features two ponds and a meandering creek running through the timber, adding to its charm and providing water sources for livestock or local wildlife.

For hunters, this farm is a dream come true. A recent timber harvest on 67 acres has enhanced the landscape and wildlife habitat, making it an ideal hunting tract. Bordering a large timber block to the south, the property offers ample opportunities for deer and turkey.

With several great building sites available, this property is perfect for creating your dream country retreat. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful escape or a productive farm, this property has it all.

Don’t miss this chance to own a remarkable piece of countryside. If you’re looking for a superb hunting property, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Tract 5 of 9 Description: 43.5 +/- acres

Discover the potential of this 43.5 +/- acre property, featuring 38.88 FSA tillable acres currently in productive hay production. The land boasts a diverse soil composition, with 50.96% Adco silt loam on 1-3 percent slopes, 26.63% Armstrong clay loam on 9-14 percent slopes, and 22% Armstrong loam on 5-9 percent slopes, offering versatility for various agricultural pursuits.

With an average NCCPI of 62.51, this tract provides fertile ground for crops or grazing. The property offers great access, ensuring convenience for agricultural operations or a future building site. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a piece of prime land in a desirable location.

Tract #: 5

Deeded acres: 43.5 +/- acres TBD buy survey

FSA Farmland Acres: 38.88 +/- acres

Soil Types: 50.96% Adco Silt Loam 26.63 % Armstrong Clay Loam , 22.43% Armstrong loam

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: Average NCCPI 62.51

Taxes: TBD

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2024 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2023

Survey needed?: Seller is getting survey (Janes )

Brief Legal: 43.5+/- ACRES PT S12 T59N R13W MACON CO MO

PIDs: Part of 000010-0112-00000-000500

Lat/Lon: 39.9288/-92.291

Zip Code: 63451

Tract 6 of 9 Description:55 +/- acres

This 55 +/- acre property is currently in hay production and offers great potential for row crops. According to the FSA, there are 46.46 cropland acres available. The soil composition includes Adco silt loam, Leonard silt loam, and Armstrong loam, boasting a NCCPI of 63.43.

Convenient access is provided from County Road 102 to the south and Orlando Street to the west, offering multiple potential build sites. Whether you’re looking to expand your current operation or establish your own small farm, this property presents an excellent opportunity to fulfill your agricultural needs.

Don’t miss out on this chance to own a piece of prime farmland with great building potential. Schedule a viewing today!

Tract #: 6

Deeded acres: 55 +/-acres TBD buy survey

FSA Farmland Acres: 46.46+/- acres

Soil Types: 46.71% Adco silt loam, 23.07% Leonard silt loam, 30.2% Armstrong loam

Soil PI/NCCPI/CSR2: Average NCCPI 63.43

Taxes: TBD

Lease Status: Open Tenancy for 2024 crop year

Possession: Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2023

Survey needed?: No survey needed

Brief Legal: 55+/- acres PT SW ¼ S7 T59N R12W SHELBY CO

PIDs: 21-04-03-07-000-00-03

Lat/Lon: 39.9257/-92.2857

Zip Code: 63451

Tract 7 of 9 Description: 141.7 +/- acres

Offering excellent hunting opportunities, this 141 +/- acre property boasts a diverse mix of timber and open ground. Approximately 50 acres are currently in pasture but could easily be converted to warm-season grasses and food plots. Two wet-weather creeks traverse the land, flowing east to the North Fork Salt River.

Bordering this tract is 288 acres of US Fish and Wildlife ground, enhancing the habitat for deer and turkey along the North Fork Salt River. Access to the property is convenient from both the west and north, with Orlando Avenue providing direct entry. This county road dead-ends just beyond the farm, ensuring privacy and seclusion.

Tract 8 of 9 Description:163.25+/- acres

Located in the northeast corner of Macon County on the Shelby county line, this 163.25 +/- acre property offers a rare opportunity to transform a good hunting property into something truly exceptional. As you arrive, you’re greeted by picturesque ponds and gently rolling pastureland, ideal for cultivating warm-season grasses and expansive food plots.

The property’s defining feature is its large block of timber, a sanctuary for deer and turkeys. This timber stand not only enhances the scenic beauty but also holds timber value, boasting an abundance of majestic White Oaks and other hardwoods.

For convenience and accessibility, a well-maintained trail system runs through the heart of the timber, ensuring easy navigation and accessibility. If you’re an avid hunter, this property offers the perfect canvas to create your dream hunting retreat.

Tract 9 of 9 Description: 128+/- acres

Located in the northwest corner of Shelby County, this 128 +/- acre property is a superb hunting tract, boasting excellent southern access for those prevailing northwest winds. The property’s access point is situated at the end of a dead-end road, ensuring privacy and seclusion.

The land layout is a long rectangle running east and west, with three distinct pocket fields encompassing 33.27 tillable acres, surrounded by 94 acres of timber. Saling Branch meanders along the north boundary, eventually feeding into the North Salt River just 300 yards from the eastern boundary of the property.


A recent timber harvest has significantly enhanced the wildlife habitat on this tract. Abundant deer and turkey sign indicate a thriving population, and one can only imagine the amount of deer filtering into these fields during the early evening hours. With its strategic layout, natural features, and secluded access, this property offers exceptional hunting opportunities.


  • Bidders may participate in the auction on-site or online at Ranchandfarmauctions.com
  • Onsite bidders should bring a government-issued ID
  • 10% down payment immediately after auction – cash, personal, or business checks accepted
  • If the winning bid is online, you will be immediately contacted to make arrangements for the 10% down payment and a purchase contract will be sent via DocuSign
  • High bidder has 30 days to close unless otherwise noted
  • Announcements on auction day will take precedence over any prior announcements
  • This is a no contingency sale and is not subject to financing or additional inspections
  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any
  • If a survey is needed it will be done following the auction and the total purchase price will be adjusted to the surveyed acres
  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted – Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgments
  • 836+/- acres offered in 9 tracts
  • Productive tillable acres
  • Mixed use pasture/recreational tracts
  • First time being offered to the public since 1852
  • Open tenancy for 2024
  • Home on acreage
  • Great hunting
  • Multiple water sources
  • Mature timber on several tracts
  • Plenty of uses
836+/- ACRES OF FARMLAND/PASTURELAND/TIMBERLAND IN SHELBY & MACON COUNTY, MO

Silver Rails Event Center, 204 E Moore St., La Plata, MO 63549
La Plata, MO

Auction Location / Nearest City:

Silver Rails Event Center, 204 E Moore St., La Plata, MO 63549

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