$10,300 per acre in West Central Illinois

February 23, 2017 11:31 AM

A Feb. 22 auction in Menard Co., Ill., saw 80 acres sell for $10,300 an acre. The tract was part of two contiguous tracts total 202 acres offered. The farm was located three miles northeast of Athens.

Tract 1: 80 acres, nearly 100% tillable, soil PI 141.2 with 147 being maximum per Bulletin 811. It sold for $10,300 an acre.

Tract 2: 122 acres, nearly 100% tillable, soil PI 140.3. It sold for $9,550 per acre.

Handling the auction was Sullivan Auctioneers, Hamilton, Ill., 844-847-2161.