$5,700 per acre in Far Western Illinois

That 79 acres offered 48 tillable acres with the remainder in rolling timber with a creek and wooded draws. The soils carried a corn PI of 141. The price translates into $9,381 per tillable acre. A 79-acre farm located one-mile east of Quincy, Ill., sold Oct. 1 for $5,700 an acre.

The farm's 3.7-acre farmstead with small house sold separately for $97,000.

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