Yesterday saw 145 acres of all-tillable cropland in DeWitt County, Ill., sell for $10,000 to $10,500 an acre. The farm was located south of Lane, which is east of Clinton. The land sold in three tracts.
Tract 1: 40 acres, all tillable, PI 139.2 with 147 the maximum per Illinois Bulleting 811. It sold for $10,200 an acre.
Tract 2: 40 acres, all tillable, PI 137.7. It brought $10,500 an acre.
Tract 3: 65 acres, all tillable, PI 136.1. It sold for $10,000 an acre.
Handling the auction was Haycraft Auction Co., Inc., Wapella, Ill., 217-935-6286.