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Sep 15, 2014, 16:24 ET

Auction of farm in McLean County, Illinois, draws 40 bidders

 The auction of approximately 294 acres of McLean County farmland on Friday, Sept. 12, attracted 40 registered bidders, resulting in a sale for...

Aug 26, 2014, 14:53 ET

Southern Illinois farmland auction draws big crowd, competitive bidding

 Monday's auction of approximately 765 acres of farmland in southern Illinois attracted a strong field of 45 bidders that included farmers as...

Aug 05, 2014, 14:17 ET

Illinois farmland to sell in Sept. 12 Murray Wise Associates auction

 Approximately 294 acres of productive McLean County farmland will sell at auction Friday, Sept. 12, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the...

Jul 21, 2014, 15:03 ET

Franklin County, Illinois farmland set for upcoming auction

Approximately 765 acres of southern Illinois land – most of it tillable cropland – will be offered at auction Monday, Aug. 25, with...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:36 ET

Major auction of Illinois farmland set for July 30 in Carrollton

 Approximately 1,342 acres of contiguous Illinois farmland will sell at auction Wednesday, July 30, with Murray Wise Associates managing the...

Apr 15, 2014, 16:58 ET

Wise: Cozad Entrepreneur of the Year Award his greatest honor

 When Murray Wise sold a controlling interest in the Westchester Group to TIAA-CREF, the firm was one of the largest global asset managers in...

Mar 03, 2014, 14:48 ET

Groves, irrigated farmland and packinghouse among properties set for major auction April 16

 Approximately 2,884 acres of producing citrus groves and irrigated farmland in Florida's St. Lucie County and a state-of the-art citrus...

Feb 27, 2014, 15:54 ET

Florida farmland sells for $15.95 million in Murray Wise Associates auction

 Approximately 2,620 acres of Martin County, Fla., agricultural land – most of it formerly used for citrus groves – sold for $15.95...

Feb 24, 2014, 13:52 ET

Murray Wise Associates Foundation announces scholarship deadline for ag students

The Murray Wise Associates Foundation in 2014 will once again award several scholarships to deserving agriculture students. Deadline for...

Jan 16, 2014, 10:54 ET

Irrigated farmland in Martin County, Fla., set for February auction

 Approximately 2,620 acres of Martin County, Fla., agricultural land bordered by the St. Lucie Canal will sell at auction Thursday, Feb. 27,...

Dec 13, 2013, 14:01 ET

Crawford County, Ill., farmland sells for $8.2 million

 Approximately 1,550 acres of Crawford County land – most of it contiguous cropland – sold for $8.2 million Thursday as bidders...

Nov 13, 2013, 12:33 ET

Crawford County farmland, recreational land to sell in major Dec. 12 auction

 Approximately 1,553 acres of Crawford County land – most of it productive cropland – will sell at auction Thursday, Dec. 12, with...

Oct 28, 2013, 12:48 ET

Auction of packing, cold storage facilities brings East Coast Brokers & Packers total to $75.8 million

 The last sale in the series of live and online auctions was one of the smallest, at $800,000, but in a way it was the most satisfying to...

Oct 18, 2013, 11:20 ET

Major farmland auction set for Clay County

 Approximately 2,013 acres of Clay County land – including approximately 1,261 acres of tillable cropland – will sell at auction...

Oct 16, 2013, 10:18 ET

Upcoming auctions may help define direction of Illinois farmland prices

 After spending much of the year on the biggest set of auctions in the company's history, the Murray Wise Associates team now faces a new...

Oct 09, 2013, 13:18 ET

Final auction of East Coast Brokers & Packers assets to feature packing, cold storage facilities in Virginia, West Virginia

 A cold storage facility in Ranson, W. Va., and three packing and cold storage facilities in Winchester, Va., will sell Oct. 25 in the final...

Sep 06, 2013, 09:23 ET

Bankruptcy Court approves all sales of East Coast Brokers & Packers assets

 After months of marketing, seven auctions and more than 13,000 man hours, the efforts to sell the assets of East Coast Brokers and Packers,...

Aug 21, 2013, 10:02 ET

Final day of East Coast Brokers & Packers auctions brings $13,610,000

 Farmland, produce packing facilities, labor housing and other properties attracted bids of $13,610,000 Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the fourth and...

Jul 31, 2013, 08:35 ET

Murray Wise Associates Foundation names seven new Foundation Scholars

 Seven college students pursuing agricultural degrees have been named as recipients of Murray Wise Associates Foundation scholarships for the...

Jul 24, 2013, 17:00 ET

Court approves auctions of East Coast Brokers and Packers assets

 A U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved the upcoming auctions of thousands of acres of farmland in Florida and Virginia, beginning Thursday, Aug....