The McKnight Ranch is one you have to see to believe. This ranch consists of 6,210+/- deeded acres. You will not find a better ranch when it comes to pasture and farm ground. Nothing has been missed when it comes to owning and operating a cattle ranch, from the excellent fences, the cattle barns, to the soil production. This ranch is easily accessible and located right off of US Highway 20 and Highway 75 . Land This offering consists of 6,210+/- deeded acres. Consisting of 3,140 +/- tillable acres this highly productive class II, Ill, and IV soils include Morton-Lantry loam, Morton-Loam, Belfield-Grall sit loam, Reeder- Rhodes loam, Manning fine sandy loam, and others. The farming program has been continuously cropped with a wheat, sunflower, corn, and barley rotation with a rigorous weed control and fertilizer regimen. The other 3,070+/- acres were set aside for impeccable grass production perfect for grazing or hay production. There are 15 water tanks and shallow wells located throughout the ranch as well as the Perkins County Rural Water system and several stock dams. The large rubber-tire tanks are set in concrete and made to last. Pastures are well-fenced with 4 and 6-high tensile barbed wire with a combination of wood and steel posts. From the automatic gates to the well-maintained roads the McKnight ranch is easily accessible. Not only does it offer great space to ranch and farm, but this ranch also comes with an outstanding hunting possibilites. Improvements McKnight has all your needs from start to finish from the calving barns with vet rooms, to the finishing pens lined with concrete bunks. Most of the main improvements are located on the south side of the ranch. There are several machine sheds, grain storage, and miscellaneous buildings located throughout the ranch. This ideal cattle-working facility consists of: 50`x 70` heated sale barn with restroom and office facilities 54` x 160` calving barn with vet room with insulated and heated calving area 40` x 60` Quonset with grinding and mixing facilities 32` x 72`Quonset 30` x 45` barn 30` x 60` barn 48` x 56` hip roof barn with vet room and heated area 36` x 96` barn 34` x 44` barn 30` x 60` barn 48` x 96` machine shed 50` x 100` shop multiple grain bins (near the main cattle facilities) Concrete bunker silo Feedlot with concrete Thousands of feet of continuous pipe fencing Steel cattle working facilities with tub (indoor on concrete) Grain bins with leg Shop and machine shed Full-length truck scale McKnight Ranch comes with 4 homes. 3 homes are conveniently located throughout the ranch and are protected with well-established shelter belts. One home is a very nice 2125 square ft. modular built in 2008, next to 30×67 ft steel building with plenty of room for a camper, a boat or other vehicles. A fourth home is a lodge home- 4,200 sq ft. 5 bdrm 3 bath custom design/build ground source heating and many additional features. A use agreement with a prior owner is currently in place. Recreation The pheasant hunting on this property is phenomenal, with the addition of food plots around the shelterbelts it could be made even better. Whitetail and mule deer hunting in Perkins County is fantastic. The same can be said for antelope. Shadehill Reservoir is less than an hour away. This 4600 acre reservoir offers full camping amenities as well as great walleye, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, yellow perch and northern pike. Beautiful Lake Oahe and Mobridge, SD is about 2 hours to the east. Rapid City and the gateway to the Black Hills is 2 1/2 hours to the south west. General Operations McKnight Ranch is your opportunity to own a well-run cattle operation. This ranch has thought of it all when it comes to raising cattle. The ranch is well-fenced with 4 and 6-high tensile barbed wire as well as thousands of feet of steel pipe fencing on the pens closer to the farm. This ranch offers multiple corrals with shelters. All pens are well accessed and multiple gates located throughout. Not only does it come with fantastic windbreaks and calving barns but this ranch has ample amounts of feed and grain storage as well as multiple shops perfect for storing equipment year-round. This well-kept ranch was made to last for generations to come. Region & Climate Average annual precipitation, (1981 to 2010), was 17.65 inches, with most of that falling between March and September. The snowfall averages 45 inches annually, little of which remains on the ground for more than a few days. Winter days are generally sunny with the coldest month being January with an average high temperature of 28 degrees. Summers consist of warm days and cool evenings. Average high temperature in July is 87 degrees and the average low is 60. Growing season is approximately 153 days. Elevation at the ranch ranges from 2600 feet to 2800 feet. History The McKnight Ranch was formally known as Hoff Scotch Cap Angus Ranch, a well-established Angus seed stock operation in the northern plains. The ranch was built to meet all needs of a cattle operation from feed to finish. This ranch is the jewel of a lifetime farming and ranching by Stanley McKnight, who previously had been in production agriculture in Butte County and then Sully County South Dakota. Location McKnight Ranch is located just 6 miles west of Bison, South Dakota.