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  • STARTAug 4th - 9:00am

  • VENUEFarina, IL

Quality No-Reserve Farm Retirement Auction


Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 9:00 A.M.


Auction to be held at the farm near Farina, IL.

Directions: From Farina, take Hwy. 37 southwest 2.5 miles to Sullivan Road, turn left (south), cross the railroad tracks and continue ½ mile to the farm.

Farina is located in southeast Illinois, approximately 90 miles east of St. Louis.


Click Here Auction Results:



  • Case-IH STX325 4WD tractor, PS trans., 4 hyd. outlets, 480/80R46 tires w/duals, HD drawbar, heated seat, power mirrors, 2,671 hours, SN JEE0108630
  • Case-IH MX255 MFWD tractor, PS trans., 4 hyd. outlets, large hyd. pump, 540/1000 PTO, 480/80R46 rear tires w/duals, 380/85R34 front tires, HD front weight bracket w/suitcase weights, HD drawbar, 3,196 hours, SN JAZ130174



Combine & Head

  • ’08 JD 9670STS 4wd combine, ContourMaster feederhouse, chopper, bin extension, Bullet Rotor, long auger, 520/85R38 drive tires w/duals, 600/65R28 rear tires, premium cab, 2,003 eng./1,265 sep. hours, SN H09670S726546
  • ’09 JD 630F 30’ HydraFlex platform, full finger auger, low stone dam, single-point hookup, stubble lights, SN H00630F730426 – 800 acres on new sickle & guards
  • Unverferth HT30 30’ header trailer, SN A39470168



Self-Propelled Sprayer

  • Custom built self-propelled sprayer, Allison auto trans., IH DT466 eng., JD cab, 2 spd. rear end, 82.5’ booms, 30” nozzle spacing, 1,200 gal. SS tank, HyPro pump (new 2 years ago), Trimble EZ-Boom 2010 spray system w/mapping & swath control (9 sections), SS foamer, 70 gal. clean water tank (cleans tank & booms), air brakes, 14.9R46 rear tires, 385/85R34 front tires, This sprayer was built 7 years ago and has been used on approximately 700 acres per year, feel free to call Mr. Courson for more information on this machine.


Backhoe • Ditcher • Box Blade

  • Case 580K Series III backhoe loader, EROPS, Extend-A-Hoe, 24” digging bucket w/teeth, outriggers, 80” front bucket, front & rear hyd. quick attach couplers, 4,759 hours, SN JJG0026241 – pallet forks to sell separate
  • Toreq 42” 3-pt. ditcher, hyd. tailwheel, sod cutter wheels, large & small 1000 PTO shafts
  • Shop built 9.5’ pull-type box blade, hyd. lift & tilt, tandem tires



Farm Equipment

  • Case-IH 1240 16/31 planter, center fill, hydraulic drive, vacuum, pneumatic downforce w/elec. compressor, no-till coulters on all rows, Yetter floating row cleaners on corn rows, PTO hyd. pump, (4) section control, Pro600 display, SN Y9S007120
  • Landoll 7431 VT Plus 29’ vertical tillage tool, round bar rolling basket, rear hitch w/hyd. outlet, hyd. fore/aft, SN 74L1000759
  • Sunflower 5035 28.5’ field cultivator, 3-bar spike-tooth harrow & rolling basket, gauge wheels, walking tandem tires, rear hitch w/hyd. outlet, SN AGCS50350EZ500026
  • Unverferth 1225 double-rolling basket, single bar harrow, X-fold, lights, custom built bridge hitch, SN A59680190
  • JD 970 28’ mulcher, double roller, tandem inboard tires, tine shovels, SN A00970E010114
  • Bush Hog 2615L Legend 15’ batwing mower, (8) laminated tires, stump jumpers, 1000 PTO, SN 143
  • Yetter 4193 16 row 30” cultivator, danish tines, gauge wheels, SN 696
  • Westlake 15 knife NH3 applicator, dual Hiniker coolers w/dual hoses & valves (gone through 2 years ago), Hiniker monitor, no-till coulters, 5 section frame, gauge wheels, single tires & valves (can be used to side-dress)
  • Yetter 20’ rotary hoe, SN 54
  • Tye 20’ drill, 8” spacing, double-disc openers, markers, pull-type cart
  • IH 710 6 bottom plow, 2-pt. hitch, no-till coulters
  • 500 gal. fuel trailer, bumper hitch, tandem axle, 12V pump
  • 14’ hayrack on JD running gear
  • Hutchinson 8”x35’ truck auger, 540 PTO
  • (3) Case 3-pt. planter bare toolbars, 8 row narrow, 8 row wide & 12 row narrow



JD AMS Equipment

  • JD GS2 2600 touchscreen display w/AutoTrac SF1
  • JD StarFire iTC receiver
  • JD ATU 200 steering wheel


Farm Support Items

Nice selection of tools, parts & misc. farm items; engine hoist; 40-ton shop press; Miller Millermatic 251 wire welder; Century ACDC welder; Bico Machine & Tool 1701 drill press; (2) 48×31.00-20 floater tires on rims; large selection of Case-IH planter parts including cyclo seed drums, insecticide system, etc.; Plus much more.


The following items are consigned by Gale’s son-in-law Mark Johnson, and his sons Mitch & Marty:

  • Case-IH 7130 2wd tractor, PS trans., 3 hyd. outlets, 1000 PTO, 18.4R42 rear tires w/duals, 14L-16.1 front tires, weights, 4,697 hours, SN JJA0022585 – has been in the family since new
  • JD 4020 diesel tractor, synchro trans., 2 hyd. outlets, 540/1000 PTO, open station, ROPS w/canopy, new style step, 15.5-38 rear tires, 7.5-18SL front tires, rear weights, sells complete w/JD 148 loader, material bucket, independent controls, SN 196548
  • ’95 Volvo daycab truck, Cummins 300 hp eng., Eaton Fuller 9 spd. trans., single axle, air ride, 154” wheelbase, 359,226 miles, VIN 4V1JBAME6SR833747
  • ’00 Jet 30’ steel hopper bottom trailer, spring ride, roll tarp, VIN 5JNG30204YH000369
  • ’02 Chevrolet 2500HD LT 4wd pickup, 8.1L gas eng., Allison auto trans., ext. cab, 8’ bed, black exterior, black cloth exterior, 227k miles – rebuilt trans., brakes & rotors, torque converter & front suspension @ 200k miles
  • Case-IH 1660 4wd combine, chopper, spreader, bin extension, 30.5-32 drive tires, 16.9-26 steer tires, 4,983 hours, SN JJC0103716 – approx. 1,500 acres on new AFX specialty rotor, cone and concaves,
  • IH 863 6 row 30” corn head, down corn reel, SN 26450
  • Case-IH 1020 20’ platform, poly skids, 400 acres on new sickle & wobble box
  • Killbros 1185 grain cart, scales, roll tarp, 17” corner auger w/hyd. spout, large 1000 PTO, lights, red, SN B23530128
  • Brent 472 grain cart, scales, 14” corner auger, lights, red, SN B1685180
  • JD 960 27’ field cultivator, spike-tooth harrow, rear hitch w/hyd. outlet, SN 3308
  • IH 183 12 row 30” cultivator, hyd. fold
  • Kewanee 470 20’ rotary hoe, hyd. fold
  • Servis HD3WM 6’ 3-pt. blade
  • Kelderman down corn reel off C-IH 1083 head
  • Wheat concaves for C-IH 1660 combine
  • Spray Rite 40’ 3-pt. sprayer
  • (4) quick hitches
  • chaff spreader off C-IH 1440 combine



Auctioneers’ Note: After a successful farming career, Gale Courson has decided to retire from farming, has rented his land to his grandsons, Mitch & Marty Johnson, and will sell an outstanding line of farm equipment at no-reserve auction. This equipment has been extremely well maintained. Feel free to call Mr. Courson with any questions about the equipment. Live internet bidding will be available on all major items. Lunch will be available. Not responsible for accidents, errors or omissions. Announcements sale day take precedence.


Mr. & Mrs. Gale & Charlene Courson – Owners 

For equipment questions contact Gale at (618) 444-5756


Auction Manager: Luke Sullivan (309) 371-5214

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August 4, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Farina, IL
Farina, IL, United States.
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