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Oct 18, 2016, 11:00 ET Major auction set for northwest Missouri farmland

Approximately 1,940 acres of agricultural land in Missouri's Gentry and Worth counties will be offered at auction Nov. 30, with Murray Wise...


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...


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,...


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...


Sep 26, 2014, 09:59 ET DeWitt County land adjacent Clinton Lake Recreation Area set for Nov. 6 auction

Approximately 402 acres of land – including land bordering Clinton Lake Recreation Area – will be offered at auction Thursday, Nov. 6,...


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...


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...


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,...


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 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....


Jul 01, 2013, 10:56 ET Final auction dates set for the sale of East Coast Brokers and Packers assets

 The farms, packing houses, labor camps and other Florida and Virginia properties owned by East Coast Brokers and Packers and the Madonia...


May 20, 2013, 10:40 ET Assets of East Coast Brokers and Packers to sell in series of sealed bid offerings

 Farms, packing houses, labor camps, a luxury hotel, a former Bible college and a number of other properties owned by East Coast Brokers and...