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Jan 08, 2016, 08:46 ET

March 1 set as deadline for Murray Wise Associates Foundation agricultural scholarship applications

High school and college students preparing for careers in agriculture may apply for scholarships from Murray Wise Associates Foundation, but...

Dec 09, 2015, 14:08 ET

Farmland acquired in 19th Century by Sen. David Davis set for auction by family

 During the 19th Century, Bloomington's David Davis served as presidential campaign manager for Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Supreme Court Justice,...

Dec 08, 2015, 12:13 ET

Groves, pasture, farmland and commercial lot in Hendry County set for auction

 Approximately 1,278 acres of Hendry County land -- most of it irrigated cropland -- will be offered at auction Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, by...

Nov 23, 2015, 12:51 ET

Illinois farmland auction brings prices topping $13,000 per acre

 The Nov. 18 auction of 556 acres of farmland brought a total of $5.98 million, or an average of $10,755 per acre. Prices on individual tracts...

Oct 15, 2015, 15:45 ET

Auction of Smith Mountain Lake land draws big crowd, as land sells for $6.83 million

 Wednesday's auction of waterfront property on Smith Mountain Lake drew big crowds and resulted in a sale of the land for more than $6.83...

Sep 29, 2015, 10:53 ET

Ohio recreational land auction draws hundreds, as property sells for $4.12 million

A standing-room-only crowd jammed into the Athens Community Center Saturday to compete for 2,475 acres of southeast Ohio woodlands, resulting in a...

Sep 25, 2015, 15:36 ET

Bankruptcy court confirms sale of 1,151 acres in auction that clears way for continued Grainger operations

 The Florida farmland picture got a bit clearer Sept. 25 with court approval of the sale of $11.3 million in assets, as part of the Chapter 11...

Aug 26, 2015, 10:31 ET

Plans remain on track for auction of farmland in Hendry and Collier Counties

Plans remain on track and are proceeding as scheduled for the September 17 auction of Immokalee Farm in Hendry and Collier counties, according to...

Aug 18, 2015, 11:41 ET

Southeast Ohio hunting, recreational land set for auction

Approximately 2,500 acres of woodlands in southeast Ohio -- including recreational land in some of the state's top deer hunting counties -- will be...

Jul 30, 2015, 11:36 ET

Immokalee Farm in Hendry and Collier counties set for Sept. 17 auction

A turnkey 1,151-acre farm that stretches across the county line between Hendry and Collier counties just outside of Immokalee, Florida, will be...

Jun 24, 2015, 12:11 ET

McDonough County farmland sells for $11,482 per acre

 A 334-acre farm in west central Illinois sold at auction Tuesday for $3,835,000, or $11,482 per acre, with Murray Wise Associates managing the...

May 21, 2015, 13:30 ET

McDonough County farmland, grain storage set for June 23 auction

 A 334-acre farm in west central Illinois will be offered at auction Tuesday, June 23, with Murray Wise & Associates marketing the land and...

Apr 15, 2015, 10:29 ET

Douglas County, Illinois, farmland sells for $10,668 per acre

Tuesday's auction of a farm that included 196 acres of tillable farmland attracted a crowd of more than 50 people – including 22 registered...

Mar 17, 2015, 14:22 ET

Productive Douglas County, Illinois, farm to be offered in April auction

A 201-acre farm in Douglas County, Illinois, will be offered at auction Tuesday, April 14, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and...

Mar 13, 2015, 10:44 ET

Southern Minnesota farmland sells for $9,285 per acre

Low corn prices weren't enough to dampen demand for a 224-acre farm in Mower County Thursday. The farm sold for $2.08 million, or $9,285 per acre,...

Jan 20, 2015, 12:21 ET

Murray Wise Associates Foundation to offer scholarships for agriculture students

 The Murray Wise Associates Foundation has announced the availability of merit-based scholarships for qualified agricultural students...

Dec 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

'Different kind of market' ahead for farmland

 When it comes to farmland prices, the only certain thing about 2015 is that it will be unlike any year we've seen in a while, according to...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:43 ET

Clay County, Illinois farmland auction sells for $5.45 million

 Approximately 760 acres of farmland in Clay County, Illinois, sold for a total of $5,454,750 Monday as a Murray Wise Associates auction...

Oct 29, 2014, 11:00 ET

North Carolina recreational, timber land sells at auction for $2,125,000

The property known locally as the Stansbury Farm – approximately 1,367 acres of managed timber, recreational and pasture land in Halifax...

Oct 06, 2014, 15:29 ET

Clay County farmland auction set for Nov. 17

 Approximately 760 acres of Clay County, Illinois farmland – most of it tillable – will sell at auction Monday, Nov. 17, with...