An Aug. 18 auction in Coles Co., Ill., saw 164 acres sell for $11,804 per acre. The farm was located five miles north of Mattoon. It featured 156 tillable acres tillable and high-quality soils with a PI 141.2 (147 is maximum per Bulletin 811). The farm also had three grain bins, two with a capacity of 7,200 bu. and one with a capacity of 6,000 bushels.
The farm was offered as two tracts but sold as a single unit.
Handling the auction was Mac Boyd, ALC, and Winnie Stortzum, ALC, Farmers National Company, Arcola, Ill., 217-268-4434.
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