Auction Results

Land Auction – 113.10 Acres (M/L) – 1 Tract – Knox County, IL

Friday, February 7, 2020

Auction Location:

Knox Agri Center, 180 South Soangetaha Road, Galesburg, IL

Sold At Auction:

$14,000 Per Acre


113.10 ACRES – 1 TRACT


AUCTION VENUE: Knox Agri Center, 180 S. Soangetaha Road, I74 at East Main Street Exit #48, Galesburg, IL 61401


AT 10 A.M.

FARM LOCATION: The Steck Farm is located at 2413 U.S. Hwy. 34, Wataga, IL 61488, 1 mile north of Wataga, IL on Route 34 or one-half mile east of Wataga on Route 167. The property has access across the railroad tracks from Route 34 and frontage on Route 167.

PLAT LOCATION: 113.10 surveyed acres located in the West Half of Section 10, Sparta Township (T.12N.-R.2E.), Knox County, IL.

DESCRIPTION: The farm lies level to undulating and features 108.6 acres +/- of highly productive cropland with a 139.6 PI rating. Primary soil types are Ipava, Osco and Sable silt loams. The balance of the acreage includes the farmstead that consists of an older home, outbuildings, 550’ drilled well and a 60’ x 118’ machine shed. The farm is well located and offers many opportunities to the new owner.

TERMS: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price to be paid down at time of sale with balance due on or before March 10, 2020. Possession will be given at the closing. Title insurance will be provided. The 2019 real estate taxes payable in 2020 will be paid by the seller. All statements and representations herein are believed to be correct, however, the seller and the auctioneers make no warranties or guarantees expressed or implied. Any announcements made on the day of sale will supersede those previously advertised. Van Adkisson Auction Service LLC serves solely as agent for the seller and assumes no liability of any kind with the property being sold. The complete listing with maps and color photos is available online @ and 


David Steck, Executor

Attorney: Molly E. Palmer for Statham & Long, LLC

117 East Main Street, Galesburg, IL 61401 – Ph. 309/341-6000

Auctioneers: Van Adkisson 309/337-1761 and Jeff Gregory 309/337-5255


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