Shipman Farm

Shipman Farm | Texas
Property Types:
Land for Sale

$462,000 | 220.00 ACRES | SOLD


  • Price: $462,000
  • Acreage: 220.00
  • ID: 823
  • Location: Abernathy, Texas
  • County: Hale
  • Status: Sold
  • Water Rights: Yes
  • Wind Energy Rights: Yes
  • Mineral Rights: No
Property Description

  We are pleased to have obtained the exclusive listing on approximately 220 acres of partially irrigated farmland located in the southwest-quadrant of Hale County,  Texas.


According to the Hale County Appraisal District, this property contains a total of 220 acres, more or less.

Location  •  Access

  As mentioned, Shipman Farm is located in the southwest-quadrant of Hale County, being approximately 5 miles north and 2 miles west of Abernathy, Texas.  Access is good, being by graded CR 285 on the south.

Legal Description

  The South 220 acres, more or less, of the East-half (E/2) of Section 88, Block A-4, Abstract 1303, Hale County, Texas.

General Description

  This is a productive partially irrigated farm in an excellent state of cultivation.  A seven (7) tower Valley pivot is located on the north side of the farm that irrigates 54 acres, more or less.  The remaining cultivated acres are operated on a dryland basis.  The southeast 68 acres, more or less are in a good stand of mixed grasses, with 54.72 acres of this area being currently enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program. 

  The overall terrain varies from nearly level to gently sloping, with approximately 2/3rds of the property having a nearly level terrain with slopes in this area only ranging from 0-1% slopes.  The remaining 1/3rd of the property slopes gently to the southeast to a low area located in the southeast corner.  The primary soil found across this farm is Pullman clay loam, 0-1% slopes.

FSA Office Information

Farm #4144

Farmland Acres:  222.63

Cropland Acres:  210.61

DCP Crop Data:  155.81 base acres of Seed Cotton with a PLC Yield of 1,251 lbs.

CRP:  54.72 acres paying $2,189/yr. ($40/ac.), expiring in 2030


  Improvements include a four (4) year old seven (7) tower Valley center pivot irrigation system and two (2) irrigation wells equipped with submersible pumps.  The pivot system is approximately 1,200 feet long and is in excellent condition.  This pivot is nozzled at 150 gallons per minute.   According to conversations with the owner and tenant farmer, these wells produce a combined total of 150 g.p.m.  Based on the monitor wells for the High Plains Underground Water District, the saturated thickness in this area ranges from 40 to 60 feet.


$2,100 per acre  •  $462,000

Minerals  •  Wind Energy

Seller will retain all minerals owned.  Seller is making no other reservations.

2022 Property Taxes



  If you are looking for an investment property or to expand your current farming operation in Southeastern Hale County, please call Rusty Lawson at (806) 778-2826 for additional information.


Rusty Lawson

Property Summary

Activities & Amenities
  • Electricity
    Income Producing
    Water Rights
    Water Well
  • Corn
Land Details
  • Total Acres: 220.00
  • Topography: Various
  • Wind Energy Rights: Yes
  • Irrigated Acres: 54.00
  • CRP Acres: 54.72
  • CRP Income: $2189.00
Building Details