$7,906 per acre in East Central Illinois

A March 7 auction saw 160 acres of Champaign County, Ill., farmland sell for $1,265,000 or about $7,906 per acre. The farm was located five miles northwest of Gifford, Ill., and featured 159 tillable acres. However, the soil quality was below average with a Productivity Index of 121.2 with 147 equal to maximum.


Handling the auction was Murray Wise Associates, LLC, Champaign, Ill., 217-398-6400.