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RD Hughes Farm

$13,359,440 Sold
  • Acreage: 3126 Acres
  • Type: Cropland


The R.D. Hughes Farm is in multiple tracts located in 4 primary locations in north Mississippi County, Arkansas.  We call them Burdett, Clearlake, Highway 12, Big Lake and Driver.

 The Burdette Tract totals 930.93 cultivated acres.  Burdette has approximately 500 acres irrigated by 4 pivots, approximately 260 acres are precision leveled, and the balance is in non-irrigated pivot corners.  The pivot irrigated acres appear to be reasonably flat and have the potential to be precision leveled.  The farm has a history of growing cotton, corn, and soybeans. 

This tract includes a separate headquarters site.  The site is improved with a 240,000-bushel grain storage facility with  6 – 40,000-bushel GSI bins constructed by Valley View Grain Systems.  It is operated on a loop system and has a wet bin and high capacity corn dryer.  There are also two tractor sheds and a metal shop.

The Clearlake Tract totals 461.34 cultivated acres.  Approximately 140 acres are irrigated by a pivot with the balance being non irrigated.  The west side of the farm consist of excellent cotton soils and the east 160 has more clay soils suitable for rice and soybeans.        

The Highway 312 Tract is 75.61 cultivated acres. It is non irrigated made up of Class III and IV soils.

 The Big Lake Tracts are in three parcels.  The North Parcel contains 739 acres.  Approximately 360 acres are precision leveled, 160 are irrigated by a pivot, and 200 are irrigated by a towable pivot that is co-owned with the neighbors.   Big Lake Middle Parcel contains 457 tillable acres of which approximately 100 acres are precision leveled, 250 are irrigated by 2 pivots and the balance is in 2 small non irrigated fields and pivot corners.  Big Lake South Parcel is 158.46 cropland acres all of which is irrigated by a pivot, except the corners.  All of the Big Lake Tracts are located on good county gravel or asphalt roads.  All appear to be able to be leveled to get to maximum production.

The Driver Tract is 197 cultivated acres.  117 acres are irrigated by a center pivot, with the balance non irrigated.  The farm consists of Class III silty clay soils has been growing cotton, corn and soybeans.    


All the Tracts are located in Mississippi County, Arkansas. 

 The Burdette Tract is 2 miles east of Burdette and 6 miles south of Blytheville, Arkansas.  It has good access by multiple county gravel roads. 

Clearlake is located 2.5 miles south of Blytheville on County Rd. 743. 

The Highway 312 tract is located on State Highway 312, 3.5 miles south of Blytheville.

The Big Lake Tracts are all located about 2 miles west of Gosnell and  4 miles west of Blytheville.  The north tract has Highway 181 as the southern boundary and County Road 511 near the northern line.  The Big Lake Mid tract is split north and south by McGaughey Road. The Big Lake South Tract is bordered to the north by East County Road 122.

The Driver Tract is located 2 miles south of Gosnell and 3 miles west of Blytheville on County Rd 583.

Tracts are rented to multiple farmers on share lease agreements.  Lease terms available upon request.   


Burdette soils are 60.3% Sharkey Steele Complex, 16.6% Steele loamy sand, and 12.5% Tunica silty clay.     

Clearlake is approximately 34% Sharkey silty clay, 24.6% Crowley silt loam, and 17.8% Dundee silt loam.

 Highway 312 is approximately 50% Amagon sandy loam, and 50% Sharkey silty clay.                        

 The Big Lake Tracts are all nearly 100% Sharkey-Steele complex.

The Driver Tract is Amagon sandy loam, Steele silty clay loam, and Routon-Dundee-Crevasse complex.

There is a 240,000-bushel grain storage facility with two tractor sheds and shop which is being sold along with the Burdette Tract.

Sales Price:       
                           Burdette                    $4,616,430

                           Clearlake                  $1,508,514

                           Highway 312            $321,300

                           Big Lake North         $3,863,500

                           Big Lake Mid            $2,170,750

                           Driver                       $955,450

At closing subject to leases.

By appointment only.  For appointment please contact.
Gwin Smith or Shelby Smith
Rutledge Investment Company
Rainer Realty Company
5160 Sanderlin Avenue Suite One
 Memphis, Tennessee 38117

Burdette Maps
Clearlake Maps
Big Lake and Driver Maps






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