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  • STARTDec 4th - 10:00am

  • VENUEMonticello, IA

No-Reserve Farm Retirement Auction

 Monday, December 4, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. CST 

Auction to be held on the farm near Monticello, IA

Directions: From Monticello, take Amber Rd X44 south 1 mile to the farm.

Physical Address: 18294 Amber Rd X44, Monticello, IA 52310



Video highlights from the Ballou’s 2017 Harvest:


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  • ’14 New Holland T9.450 4WD tractor, PS trans., 1000 PTO, 4 hyd. outlets, cab suspension, 480/80R50 tires w/duals, diff. lock, full guidance (IntelliView IV display, NavController & receiver), 549 hours, SN ZEF219703
  • ’13 New Holland T8.390 MFWD tractor, PS trans., 4 hyd. outlets, 1000 PTO, no 3-point, cab suspension, 480/80R50 rear tires w/duals, 380/80R38 front tires w/duals, front fenders, front & rear weights, 1,331 hours, SN ZDRC02175
  • ‘17 JD 5055E MFWD tractor, open station w/ROPS, 1 hyd. outlet, 540 PTO, 16.9-28 rear tires, 9.5-24 front tires, only 10 hours! SN 1PY5055EVF4114150, sells complete w/JD H240 loader, 6’ bucket, joystick,
  • Versatile 800 4WD tractor, Cummins ‘big cam’ diesel eng., 3 hyd. outlets, 18.4-38 tires w/duals, Dakota Dozer 12’ front mount blade, 4,036 hours, SN 8003030760
  • Farmall 806 tractor, LP, wide front, 18.4-34 rear tires, 2 hyd. outlets, 540/1000 PTO, 8,600 hours, SN 16192 – has been converted to LP, but has carburetor to return to gas
  • Farmall 806 tractor, gas, narrow front, Great Bend Hi-Master loader
  • Farmall M tractor, narrow front, 540 PTO, 1 outlet, 13.6-38 rear tires, sells complete w/loader, SN 297455
  • Case VAC tractor, wide front, 540 PTO, 12.4-28 rear tires (near new), SN 14-5755732



Combine & Heads

  • ’09 JD 9670STS 2wd combine, ContourMaster feederhouse, chopper, 480/80R42 drive tires w/duals, 18.4R26 steer tires, high unload rate auger, bin extension, Ag Leader Integra display, rear camera, 1,982 eng./1,471 sep. hours, SN H09670S731711
  • ’09 JD 608C 8 row 30” corn head, hyd. deck plates, Yetter stalk ‘Devastators’, SN H0608CX730910
  • ’12 JD 630F 30’ HydraFlex platform, full finger auger, poly dividers, stubble lights, single point hookup, SN 1H00630FAC0746136
  • Shopbuilt 30’ head trailer, EZ Trail running gear, lights
  • Shopbuilt 25’ head trailer, EZ Trail running gear, lights




  • ’14 Apache AS1220 self propelled sprayer, 90’ booms, 1,200 gal. poly tank, 15” nozzle spacing, Ag Leader Integra display w/Apache section control, Norac boom height sensor system, Michelin 380/90R46 rear tires, Michelin 380/80R38 front tires, front fenders, 371 hours


Trucks & Trailers

  • ’05 Freightliner Columbia semi, Cat C13 eng., Eaton Fuller SmartShift (Ultra Shift) auto trans., air ride, sleeper, power windows, power mirrors, 215” wheel base, air slide fifth wheel, 22.5” aluminum front wheels, 706,095 miles (odometer shows 30,049 – documented), VIN 1PVJA6DE55LU69038
  • ’00 Kenworth T600 semi, Cat C12 eng., Eaton Fuller Autoshift trans., air ride, sleeper, 22.5” steel wheels, 230” wheel base, 782,699 miles, VIN 1XKADU9X9YJ834102
  • ’14 Stoughton 42’ aluminum hopper bottom grain trailer, ag hoppers, air ride, 22.5” aluminum wheels, power tarp, VIN 1DW1A4223ES463702
  • ’04 Merritt 42’ aluminum hopper bottom grain trailer, ag hoppers, roll tarp, air ride, 24.5” steel wheels, VIN 1MT2P42254H014710
  • ’09 Ford F250 Super Duty 4wd pickup, 6.8L gas eng., auto trans., crew cab, Lariat package, B&W turnover ball, cab lights, backup camera, 82,672 miles, VIN 1FTSW21Y49EB02778
  • ’99 Ford F450 Super Duty 2wd pickup, Bradford 8’ steel flatbed, V10 gas eng., auto trans., reg. cab, gooseneck hitch, self contained hydraulic unit, 157,454 miles, VIN 1FDXF46S9XEA77391
  • ’94 Ford F-Super Duty XLT dump truck, 2wd, 7.3L diesel, auto, reg. cab, PW, PL, Henderson 10’ stainless dump bed, extra toolbox, winch, 32,450 miles, VIN 1FDLF47M4REA29007 – Purchased from Arizona (fire truck)
  • ’91 GMC Sierra K2500 4wd pickup, 6.5L diesel eng., manual trans., reg. cab, long bed, gooseneck hitch, 173,000 miles, VIN 1GTGK24J4ME533811
  • ’03 Maclander 18’ bumper hitch flatbed trailer, winch, ramps, VIN 4UVPF182831004608



Planter & Seed Tender

  • ’07 Kinze 3700 24 row 30” planter, ground drive, Precision Planting finger pick-up, HD spring downforce, air row clutches, seed firmers, row cleaners, insecticide, box extensions, wired for Ag Leader display. Markers are removed, although will sell with the planter. SN 750910
  • ’13 TruAG “Defender 4” 4-box seed tender, bumper hitch, tandem axle, poly cup auger w/power fold & lift, Honda GX390 motor w/electric start, Avery Weigh-Tronix 1040XL scales w/auto load, wireless remote, SN A4091221



Grain Cart

  • ’13 Brent 1282 grain cart, Turbo 20”/22” corner auger w/hyd. control, DigiStar AutoLog scales, 3 cameras, roll tarp, 1250/45-32 tires, SN B30060139 – DigiStar Unveferth 512 AutoLog scale head


Tillage Equipment

  • ’09 Great Plains 8333 32’ Series VIII Disc-O-Vator, 5-bar spike tooth harrow, 20” blades, walking tandems on main frame & wings, SN GP-1605DD
  • DMI 2500 7-shank pull-type in-line ripper, spring loaded shanks, gauge wheels, lights, no-till coulters, SN JFH0017090
  • JD 331 30’ disk, 9” spacing, tandem tires on main frame, SN 012757A



Tile Plow & Stringer Cart

  • Soil-Max Gold Digger Pro pull-type tile plow, 8” & 6” boots, IntelliSlope GPS system
  • ’11 Agri Drain Maxi Stringer tile cart, electric over hyd., wired remote, VIN 1A9AJ161BA275763




  • ’06 JD 27D mini excavator, full cab w/heat & air, hyd. thumb, 28” bucket, 5’ hyd. blade, 12” rubber tracks, 930 hrs., SN FF027DX224071 – 10” & 24” buckets to sell separate


Misc. Farm Equipment & Farm Support Items

Donahue-style implement trailer complete w/(4) 1,550 gal. poly tanks, hyd. lift, used as 32% liquid fertilizer portable storage; Fuerst 28’ pasture harrow; Feterl 10”x 60’ auger; (2) M&W 400 bushel gravity wagons; Peck 10” transfer auger, SN 10PTE-625; N&N 20’ bumper hitch trailer w/generator, complete w/ 275 gal. DEF tank w/ pump, (2) 550 gal. fuel tanks w/ pump, toolbox & tire rack; Shopbuilt 13.5’ flatbed bumper hitch trailer, 7.5’ wide, 18.5×8.5-8 tires; (2) 18.4R38 tractor tires; Aluminum ATV ramps; (2) 550 gal. poly tanks on metal frame, Honda GX200 motor & pump; (2) 300 gal. poly tanks on metal frame, Honda GX200 motor & pump; (2) Chemical inductor mixing cones; NEW! CDS John Blue 24B-1 squeeze pump, sells w/ hose, SN 265079; Vintage Cat pull-type road plane; Club Car Pioneer 1200 UTV, offroad tires, power lift bed, front & rear hitch, diff. lock, red, 829 hours.



Auctioneers’ Note

After a successful farming career, the Ballou brothers are retiring from farming; therefore, will sell this outstanding line of clean, shedded, and well maintained equipment – you will not be disappointed. This will be one of the nicest lines of equipment to sell this winter!  Every item sells without reserve to the highest bidder.  Contact Andy Ballou with any questions you might have – (319) 480-0053.  All maintenance records available.  Live internet bidding available on major items. Loader tractor and auction personnel will be available sale day to assist in loading out.  Lunch will be available. Not responsible for accidents, errors or omissions. All announcements sale day take precedence.


Nearby Hotel Accommodations

Monticello, IA: Boulders Inn & Suites • (319) 465-3036

Manchester, IA: Days Inn • (563) 927-1011

Dyersville, IA: Super 8 • (563) 875-8885

Anamosa, IA: AmericInn • (319) 462-4199


Regional airport one mile from auction location – call for transportation.



The Ballou Family – Owners

Andy, Bob & Bill Ballou

For more information, contact Andy Ballou (319) 480-0053

Email: balloufarms3@gmail.com


Auction Managers:

Luke Sullivan (309) 371-5214

Matt Sullivan (309) 221-7001



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December 4, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Monticello, IA
18294 Amber Rd X44, Monticello, IA 52310, Monticello, IA, United States.
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