Broekel Farm Land Auction

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 11:00 A.M.

High quality 140.00 acre farmland tract in Cass Co., IL – over 99.8% tillable with 128.8 PI. Century plus owned farm stewarded by three generation tenant family since end of WWII. For more information or to schedule a time to view the property, contact Kenneth Rahe at 217.473.4095.

Auction Information:

Auction to be held at St. Luke’s Parish Hall at 170 N. Main St., Virginia, IL on Tuesday, February 8 at 11:00 AM.

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Property Location:

140.0 acres (Sec. 17, 20 T17N-R9W). One-half mile southwest of Philadelphia on the west side of Philadelphia Road.

Property History:

This land was originally deeded in the early 1800’s by the US President. The McNeely family acquired the land in the 1930s, four generations ago. Since then, the McNeely’s of Philadelphia and Jacksonville, IL and the Broekel’s, of MA and NH have worked successfully with the Devlin family of Ashland, IL. Three generations of the Devlin family have been the tenants since the end of World War II, farming corn and soybeans on all 140 acres. Under the Devlin’s stewardship this fertile ground has year in and year out produced a profit for the two families and is ready for spring planting.

Property Information:

An “L” shaped, 99.8% tillable, century plus owned farm on the west side of Philadelphia Road. The farm is ready for spring planting having received the following fall burn down and fertilizer application, from Brandt’s Agronomic Services. Total cost was $20,030.72, this amount to be reimbursed to Seller by Buyer(s).

  • 70 acres of bean stubble received the following on November 17, 2021:
    • 600# per acre of 5-12-20 liquid fertilizer with 1 quart Princep 4L, 1 pint Brash and 9.6 ounces Superb HC
    • 7.263 tons NH3 and 18.45 gallons N-Serve
  • 70 acres of corn stalk received the following on December 7, 2021:
    • 3 ounces Dimetric EXT, 1 pint Brash and 7.0 ounces Superb HC per acre
Additional Property Documents

Parcel Number 09-015-009-00 | 80.00 Acres | Taxes $4,123.02

Parcel Number 09-017-001-00 | 60.00 Acres | Taxes $1,957.40

The West Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 17, the North Sixty (60) acres of the North Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 20, all in Township Seventeen (17) North Range Nine (9) West of the Third Principal Meridian, Cass County, Illinois.

Auction Terms:

All announcements made on auction day take precedence over any prior electronic, oral or written advertising. All information provided here and in printed advertising pieces is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for inaccuracies or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on map and photographs are approximate and for demonstration purposes. There are no expressed or implied warranties pertaining to the property. This parcel is being sold “as is,” and is subject to all easements written or unknown.

The Broekel Farm will be sold by the acre on the amount of 140.00 acres with the auctioneer reserving the right to set bid increments. Buyer(s) should identify all information to their satisfaction. Bidding is not contingent upon financing, inspection or appraisal.

Immediately upon conclusion of auction, Seller and Buyer(s) shall execute a purchase agreement with Buyer(s) to pay Ten Percent (10%) of purchase price as a non-refundable down payment. Balance due at closing on or before March 8, 2022.

Real estate taxes: 2021 taxes payable in 2022 to be paid by Seller by giving Buyer(s) a credit against the purchase price based on best available information, Buyer(s) to assume 2022 and subsequent taxes.

Auction Documents:

Auction Contract | Commitment for Title Insurance


Peggy R. Broekel Trustee


Jenna L. Tucker – Rammelkamp Bradney, P.C., 232 West State St., Jacksonville, IL

1 thought on “Broekel Farm Land Auction

  1. I would like the six year history on the production. and the fertilization levels of the ground. Thank you


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