An online-bidding auction closing Dec. 9 saw 200 acres of pasture located two and a half miles south of O'Neill County in Holt Countly sell for a total of 900,000 or about $3,230 an acre. The 187 acres of meadow pasture included 80 acres of CRP ground and shelterbelts. The CRP contract covered 74 acres at $78.26 per acre through 2026. The remaining land included a farmstead. The ground was offered as two tracts but purchased as a single unit.
Handling the auction was Robert Litz, Farmers National Company, O'Neill, Nebr., 402-336-3500.