A July 12 auction in Van Wert County, Ohio, saw 215 acres sell as one unit for $6,739 an acre. The farm was located northwest of Van Wert. There were 141 tillable acres in the total offering. The balance was in woods. The total acreage was divided by U.S. Highway 30. It was offered as six tracts, but purchased as a single unit.
Handling the auction was Jerry Ehle, Schrader Real Estate & Auction Co., Inc., New Haven, Ind., 260-749-0445.