$12,500 per acre in Central Illinois

August 22, 2016 05:11 PM

An August 20 auction saw several large tracts in Sangamon County, Ill., sell for up to $12,500 an acre. The farm offering consisted of 200 acres and was located four miles southwest of Springfield, Illinois. Here is the breakdown by tract.

Tract 1: 35 acres; nearly 100% tillable; soil PI 140.7 with 147 maximum per Bulletin 811; $12,100 an acre.

Tract 2: 85 acres; nearly 100% tillable; soil PI 138.5; $12,100 per acre.

Tract 3: 81 acres; nearly 100% tillable; soild PI 142.7; $12,500 per acre.

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