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The Bob White Road Farm is an agriculture and recreational investment opportunity consisting 330 +/- acres of farmland with 327.6 +/- acres or 99% of the land in cultivation. The farm is located in Crittenden County, Arkansas near Benwood, Arkansas, only 20 miles from Memphis, Tennessee. The farm is conveniently access via an all weather surfaced county road. The farm, with its gentle undulation allows for a diverse mix of productive crops, or could be improved with land forming to make a great rice farm. The farm is established for the duck hunter as it is home to two established pits.


Benwood, Arkansas, Crittenden County, Northeast Arkansas
The NW 1/4 of Section 2, Township 8 North, Range 7 East and the SW 1/4 of Section 35, Township 9 North, Range 7 East Center
LAT/LON: 35.35148, -90.31978


Easily accessed via County Road 186 and Bob White Road, a short drive from Interstate 55.


Acreage Allocation:
330.0 +/- acres per Farm Service Agency
327.6 +/- acres in cultivation or 99.2%
2.4 +/- acres in roads or .8%


Soils Allocation:
Tunica Silty Clay - 3.5%
Sharkey Silty-Clay - 96.5%


The farm has gentle undulating with slopes of 0% - 1%.


77% of the cultivated acres are irrigated by two center pivot irrigation systems. Additional acres could be irrigated, approximately 10% of the acres, with the addition of one well that could utilize existing underground pipes.


2 - Reinke - 1/4 mile center pivot systems, complete with water saving drop nozzles
2 - turbine irrigation wells powered by diesel power units to operate center pivots
6 - risers for crop irrigation (will need additional improvements)
2 - duck hunting pits
1 - open equipment shed


FSA Acre Allocation:
Please note the Agriculture Act of 2014 will allow for the reallocation of the base acres. The information below is the current acre allocation per FSA.
FSA Farm #3139, Crittenden County, Arkansas.


Wheat - 66.1 acres
Grain Sorghum - .1 acre
Soybeans - 270.9 acres
Long Grain Rice - 53.2 acres
Medium Grain Rice - 5.1 acres


The farm is currently operated by the owner of the farm. Farm can be sold unencumbered by lease or the owner will consider a sales / leaseback. Currently, the hunting rights are leased for this duck season.


Real Estate Taxes:
Total property taxes are $2,029.31 annually.


Mineral Rights:
Any mineral rights in possession of the Seller will transfer to the Buyer at closing.


The farm has a history for quality duck hunting. The combination of the flooded rice and bean fields in the area and Wapanocca Lake, located 4 miles to the east, offers a hunter a chance to enjoy his hunting experiences. For more information on Wapanocca, please visit:


Electricity is nearby the property to establish a lodge site.


Offering Price:
The Bob White Road Farm is offered for sale at $1,584,000 or $4,800 per acre.


Contact Info:
For additional information regarding to this property or to schedule a showing, please contact Franklin Fogleman by calling 901-674-2840.