Most irrigated state in the nation Welcome to Nebraska, part of the core of America’s heartland, a food supplier to the world, and one of the strongest farming states in the nation. At about 210 by 430 miles across, Nebraska boasts an immense amount of incredibly rich, fertile land. Let’s take a look at three of…
MARV VAN HOUTEN
Partner + Broker
Marv grew up milking 110 Holsteins, running 250 beef cows, and moving aluminum pipe by hand on alfalfa and corn on his family’s farm west of Butte, Nebraska. After high school he attended the University of South Dakota at Springfield for two years majoring in business. In January of 1973 a farming operation in north central Nebraska employed Marv developed nearly 6,000 acres for center pivot irrigation that spring. In 1976 he went to work for a hybrid seed corn company where they developed 1200 irrigated acres for seed corn production, and later promoted Marv to farm manager.
He started his own farming operation in 1988 and his career in irrigated farm and ranch sales in 1990. In 1996 Marv moved his farming operation to the Nebraska panhandle where he farmed over 2,400 irrigated acres, and later an additional 1,000 acres were developed into center pivot irrigation. After visiting Montana in 2012 and seeing all the land that could be developed for irrigation he moved his farming operation to Forsyth, Montana in 2014. In 2015, Marv sold his farming operation and started full time in selling real estate and farm and ranch consulting.
Where You’ll Find Marv on His Downtime:
Enjoying time with his wife and grandchildren in Canada. On the road a lot but he loves getting home to spend time with the Lord, his wife and grandchildren.
Luke 16:10 “He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much…”
Why Marv is Here on Earth:
“I’m here to share the love and the life of His Lord Jesus Christ in this world and to prepare for the day I meet Jesus face-to-face.”
Bennett County Farm Bennett SD Bennett Martin South Dakota farms87500001240169613831316903111510bennett county farmfarmssouthdakotaBennett County, South Dakota1240 +/- acres of deeded acres on this Farm Tract I: Tract I is located 19 miles east of Martin, South Dakota on Highway 18 & then 5 miles south on county road. The farm is located south of the Little White River. This property has 960+/- acres with 766+/- of these acres being irrigated with 6 pivot systems. 146+/- dryland acres and 47+/- shelterbelts and headquarters. The property includes 6 T&L irrigation pivots. Each pivot has it’s own 3 phase electric pump, irrigation well, also every pivot has it’s own plastic fertilizer tank. A 50,000 bushel grain1,240± acres$8,750,000
Where should you buy land in Nebraska? The state of Nebraska is approximately 49 million acres and has long been known as a fertile agriculture state, with flourishing, highly productive farms and ranches. However, not all the land in Nebraska is created equal. There are different regions of Nebraska that are better suited for different uses….
No state taxes and lowest population in the US Welcome to Wyoming, nicknamed the “Equality State” for being the first state in the US to grant women the right to vote and the first to elect a female governor. Wyoming is renowned worldwide for the beauty and grandeur of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. It’s…
Where should you buy agricultural land in Wyoming? Wyoming is a beautiful state with sweeping wide-open spaces and a variety of land types. If you’re considering relocating to Wyoming for farming, ranching, or any kind of agriculture, this article will help orient you to the locations that are right for you. We can divide the state…
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