$11,300 per acre in Western Illinois

December 13, 2016 08:58 AM

A Dec. 2 auction saw 90 acres of McDonough Co., farmland sell for $11,300 an acre. The land was part of a greater offering of 160 acres located 4 miles south of Bushnell. The tract was 100% tillable and carried an outstanding soil PI of 142 with 147 equal to maximum per Bulletin 811.

A second tract of 70 acres with 63 tillable acres and a soil PI of 141 brought $9,400 an acre.

Handling the auction was Sullivan & Son Auction, Carthage, Ill., 217-743-5200.