A Tuesday auction in southeastern Nebraska saw 121 acres of dryland cropland sell for $7,400 an acre. A second 240-acre tract passed under the gavel for $4,425 an acre. The farmland involved was located five miles southwest of Wilber in Saline County. The two tracts were not contiguous.
Tract one consisted of 121 acres with 120 acres tillable. The ground was mostly level and carried a SRPG (soil rating for plant growth) of 70.7. It brought $7.400 an acre. Tract two featured 240 acres with 220 acres tillable. It was a rolling terraced far with grass waterways and had a SRPG of 72.1. It brought $4,425 an acre.
Handling the auction was Jerry Wiebusch of Farmers National Company in Lincoln. 402-421-1933.
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