The live auction will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 1:00 PM, at the Edgar County Fairgrounds, 1104 North Main Street, Paris, Illinois, 61944. Online pre-bidding will begin on Monday, June 6, 2022, at 8:00 AM, and will continue until Thursday, June 16, 2022, until one hour before the auction. Online bidding will be simultaneous with the live auction on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
Both farms are located in strong farming communities and offer an excellent buying opportunity for anyone looking to purchase "top quality farmland." These farms have been well maintained by long time operators. Tract 1 is 99% tillable and has road frontage on County Road 900 North and Tract 2 is 97% tillable with road frontage on both County Road 1700 North and County Road 1000 East.
Tract 1: From Kansas, Illinois, travel east for five miles on IL-16; turn left onto 625 East to 900 North and the property is one mile on the south side of 900 North.
Tract 2: From Paris, Illinois, travel north on US-150 west for 7.6 miles to 1700 North and turn left (west); go approximately five miles to 1000 East. The farm is on the east side of 1000 East.
Legal Description: TRACT 1: W/2 NW/4 & SW/4 Sec 11 of Buck Twp & Part lying N of ROW of Big Four RR in the E/2 NW/4 Sec 14, Twp 13N, Rge 13W of the 2nd PM in Grandview Township; and TRACT 2: SW/4 & SW/4 NW/4 Sec 29, Twp 15N, Rge 12W of the 2nd PM in Shiloh Township, in Edgar County, Illinois.
Annual Taxes: Tract 1: $11,800.01
Tract 2: $8,910.49
Tracts: Tract 1: Has a machine shed. Tract 2: Has a machine shed and grain bin.
Cropland Acres: 480.97
Non Crop Acres: 5.31
Tract: 1 Crop: Corn Base: 178.94 Yield: 155
Tract: 1 Crop: Soybeans Base: 107.36 Yield: 55
Tract: 2 Crop: Corn Base: 191.30 Yield: 155