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  • STARTNov 12th - 10:00am

  • VENUEOnline Only – Humboldt, Iowa

Humboldt County, Iowa Land Auction

Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.

141.38 Deeded Acres± (2 Tracts)



TOTAL – $1,188,247.00

Auction to be conducted as a virtual, online only auction.  No on-site bidding permitted.
If you need assistance with internet bidding, please contact our office at (844) 847-2161.  Thank you.

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The Swanson Schmucker Trust Farm is located in Section 31, Lake Township and Section 17, Vernon Township, Humboldt County, IA. In the small town of Hardy, IA go north on Co. Rd. P66 (Utah Ave.) 3½ miles to 130th St., turn left or west and proceed 1 mile to Texas Ave., turn right or north and go ½ mile to Tract 1. To access Tract 2 go south of Hardy, IA 5 miles to 210th St., Turn right or west and proceed 1 mile to the parcel. Hardy, IA is generally located 15 miles northeast of Humboldt, IA.

(Be watching for pre-sale directional signs.)


Aerial Tour

Tract Information

Tract 1 – 80 Deeded Acres±

  • FSA information indicates 77.44 acres tillable
  • Productive Canisteo, Harps & Wacousta soils
  • CSR2 is 74.2
  • This tract is improved with a small amount of field drainage tile.
  • Access is on the west by Texas Ave.
  • Estimated real estate taxes: $2,164.00


Tract 2 – 61.38 Deeded Acres±

  • FSA information indicates 56.5 acres tillable
  • Highly productive Canisteo & Clarion-Storden soils
  • CSR2 is 81.4!
  • This parcel is improved with a small amount of field drainage tile.
  • Access is on the north by 210th Ave. & on the east by Texas Ave.
  • Estimated real estate taxes: $1,774.00


Method & Terms

The Swanson Schmucker Farms will be sold in two (2) individual tracts based on the advertised acres.  Both tracts will be sold through the marketing method of “buyer’s choice”, whereas the high bidder can take either or both tracts for their high bid. “Buyer’s choice” auctioning will continue until both tracts have been sold.  The farm will NOT be offered in its entirety or in any combinations. Bidding is not contingent upon financing.

Ten (10%) percent of the bid price to be due on the day of sale with the balance due in approximately 30 days, on or before Monday, December 14, 2020 upon delivery of a merchantable abstract and deed. Immediately following the auction, the successful bidder(s) shall enter into a written agreement with the seller. The real estate taxes will be prorated to the date of closing. Possession on both tracts will be given at the time of closing subject to a farm lease for the 2020 crop year. Both tracts sell with full farming rights for the 2021 crop year.

All announcements sale day shall take precedence over any prior advertising either written or oral. The information in this brochure is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the property. This real estate is being sold “as is”.

Swanson Schmucker Charitable Trust

Terri Dowell
US Bank 
808 South Roosevelt,
Burlington, Iowa 52601
Phone (319) 753-8761

Joe Trumm
US Bank
222 Second Ave SE,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone (319) 368-4148


Representing Attorney:
Paul Zingg
Denefe, Gardner & Zingg, P.C.
104 S Court St,
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Phone: (641) 683-1626


Auction Managers:
Jim Huff (319) 931-9292
Dan Sullivan

Plat Map

Aerial Maps

Soil Maps

Tile Maps • Tract 1

Tile Maps • Tract 2


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November 12, 2020
10:00 am - 11:55 pm