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  • STARTNov 20th - 9:30am

  • VENUESterling, IL

Outstanding No-Reserve Farm Retirement Auction


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. CST


Auction to be held at the farm near Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

Physical Address: 4512 E Lincolnway, Sterling, IL 61081

Directions:  The Hermes Farm is located at the northeast edge of Sterling, Illinois on the north side of Lincoln Highway/IL Rt. 2. Watch for sale day directional signs.



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  • ’13 JD 9560R 4wd tractor, PS trans., 5 hyd. outlets, std. hyd. system, 800/70R38 tires w/duals, full coverage fenders, front & rear weights (4) 1,400 lbs wheel weights & (12) 450 lbs wheel weights, premium cab, CommandCenter 7” touchscreen display w/AutoTrac SF2 activation, leather trim, deluxe lights, power mirrors, 1,345 hours, SN 1RW9560REDP008204
  • ’07 JD 9420 4wd tractor, PS trans., 4 hyd. outlets, 48 gpm hyd. pump, 1000 PTO, 620/70R42 tires w/duals, AutoTrac ready (plug & play), front & rear weights (12) 450 lbs wheel weights & (12) suitcase weights, 4,391 hours, SN RW9420P050563
  • ’12 JD 8360R MFWD tractor, IVT trans., ILS front suspension, 5 hyd. outlets, 60 gpm hyd. pump, 1000 PTO, 480/80R50 rear tires w/duals, 420/85R34 front tires w/duals, front fenders, front & rear weights, power mirrors, HID lights, premium CommandView II cab w/7” CommandCenter display, leather trim, 2,109 hours, SN 1RW8360RCCD060208
  • ’75 JD 4430 2wd tractor, fully equipped cab, QuadRange trans., 2 hyd. outlets, 540/1000 PTO, 18.4-38 rear tires, 10.00-16 front tires, 7,041 hours, SN 040256



Combine & Heads

  • ’17 JD S680 4wd combine, ProDrive trans., CommandTouch 5-spd. feederhouse w/hyd. fore/aft. & ContourMaster, PowerFold bin extension, PowerCast tailboard, 26’ unload auger, 650/85R38 drive tires w/duals, 620/75R26 steer tires, Interactive Combine Adjust, premium cab, JD 2630 touchscreen display on the armrest w/AutoTrac & RowSense activations, LED lights, only 147 eng./95 sep. hours, SN 1H0S680SCH0796485
  • ’14 JD 616C 16 row 30″ corn head, RowSense sensors, height sensors, end roll cones, hyd. deck plates, lights, SN 1H00616CHEX765221
  • ’14 JD 635F 35′ HydraFlex platform, full finger auger, low stone dam, lights, spare sickle, SN 1H00635FPE0765404
  • Frontier HT1242 42’ head trailer, tandem axle, front dolly wheels, fenders, brakes, spare tire, tie downs, SN 1XFHT12XJB0110061
  • Unverferth HT36 36’ head trailer, lights, tie downs, SN A60040326



Sprayer & NH3 Equipment

  • ’12 Hagie STS12 X-Drive self-propelled sprayer, 100’ booms, 1,200 gal. SS tank, 15” nozzle spacing, X-Drive, air ride, Cummins eng., 320/105R54 tires, Raven Viper Pro display w/ SmarTrax (auto steer) & AccuBoom (swath control), Norac boom height system, 817 hours, SN U1601221024
  • 520/85R38 flotation tires & rims off Hagie sprayer
  • Emmerson 220 air pot jack w/extension for changing sprayer tires
  • ’12 Case-IH 930 17-knife NH3 applicator, 42.5’ width, dual Raven AccuFlow coolers, Raven Sidekick direct inject system for N-Serve, Raven controller, no-till coulters, notched closing wheels, 5-section frame, SN YCD060651
  • Case-IH 5300 19-knife NH3 applicator, aNH3 Equaply system w/JD rate controller, no-till coulters, 5-section frame, SN JFH0038378
  • ’09 JD 2510H 15-knife NH3 applicator, dual Raven Super Coolers, JD rate controller, 3-section control, convertible between pull-type or 3-pt., weight kit, SN N02510H004143
  • (7) 1,450 gal. NH3 nurse tanks, (5) have flotation tires, (2) have adjustable axles for side dressing



Planter & Air Seeder

  • ’14 JD DB80 CCS 32 row 30″ planter, center fill, hydraulic drive, vacuum, RowCommand elec. clutches, Active Pneumatic Downforce w/hyd. compressor, ProSeries XP row units w/ProShaft drives, SeedStar XP monitoring, Precision Planting seed tubes, seed firmers, Yetter floating row cleaners, no-till coulters, 5-section frame, markers, SeedStar XP monitoring, 9,841 total acres, SN 1A0DB80XJEM755134
  • ’04 JD 1890 CCS 40′ air seeder, 10” spacing, 1/2 width disconnect, electric rate control, blockage sensors, CT350 monitor, SN A01890S705231



Tillage Equipment

  • ’10 Krause TL6200 Landsman 45′ soil finisher, 3-bar spike-tooth harrow & rolling basket, hyd. adjust gangs, walking tandem tires, 5-section frame, SN 2171
  • ’12 Landoll 2410 9-shank disc-ripper, 24” spacing, 3-bar coil-tine harrow & rolling basket, spring loaded shanks, HD transport tires, SN 24K1200158



Grain Handling Equipment

  • ‘12 Kinze 900 grain cart, 66×43.00-25 flotation tires, 22” corner auger w/joystick controls, 1000 PTO, SN 90017
  • ’05 Kinze 850 Harvest Commander grain cart, 20” front auger, 1000 PTO, 66×43.00-25 tires, SN 506143
  • Walinga Agri-Vac 614 Deluxe grain vac, 1000 PTO, SN MT614DLX94116172 – sells complete w/assorted hoses & couplers



Misc. Farm Equipment

  • Bush Hog 12715 Legend 15′ batwing mower, (6) laminated tires, front & rear chains, 1000 PTO
  • Ingersoll Rand 185 industrial portable air compressor, JD 4039 eng., complete w/jackhammer & bits, 3,605 hours, SN 91328
  • Case-IH 8330 mower conditioner, sickle cute, steel/rubber rolls, 540 PTO, SN CFH0004463
  • JD 336 small square baler, twine tie, JD kicker, 540 PTO
  • JD 38 pull-type forage chopper, 1000 PTO, 1 row corn head & hay head
  • Bale King 8’x16’ bale wagon, metal cage, wood floor, on JD 965 running gear w/hoist
  • JD 4-bottom plow, 2-pt. hitch
  • Ag-Chem 1,600 gal. tow-between, hyd. pump, poly tank, 30.5LR32 tires, used 2 seasons
  • Yetter Systems One Seed Jet II 2-box seed vac/blower, B&S 11 hp eng. w/elec. start
  • Mayrath 10”x51’ auger, 540 PTO, hyd. lift
  • Hutchison 8”x41’ auger, 10 hp 3 ph elec. motor
  • Hutchison 51’ grain pump auger, PTO, hyd. lift
  • Farm King 8” hyd. drive hopper auger
  • Steel barge wagon on Stanhoist gear w/hoist
  • (2) Wooden barge wagons on Stanhoist gears w/hoists
  • Wooden barge wagon on JD running gear w/hoist
  • JD 3 3-pt. posthole digger
  • Batch Mate 30 gal. chem inductor w/digital meter
  • 2,500 gal. dual wall fuel tank – no pump
  • 110 gal. fuel transfer tank w/elec. pump
  • Quick-tach bale spear
  • 3-pt. bale mover
  • Older pull-type sprayer w/SS tank
  • Assorted selection of shop & hand tools including Lincoln Electric welder/generator and band saw


JD AMS Equipment & Radios

  • JD GS3 2630 display, AutoTrac SF2, Section Control
  • (2) JD StarFire 3000 receivers, AutoTrac SF1, SF2 ready
  • JD StarFire iTC receiver, AutoTrac SF1
  • (6) FM 2-way radios w/brackets & (1) handheld radio


Trucks & Trailers

  • ’04 Peterbilt 379 daycab truck, Cat C12 430 hp eng., 13 spd. trans., air ride, 206” wheel base, 22.5” all aluminum wheels, dual stacks, dual breathers, dual tanks, air ride cab, 545,686 miles, VIN 1XP5DU9X54D820914
  • ’10 Timpte 40′ aluminum hopper bottom trailer, power tarp, power doors, air ride, ag hoppers, 22.5” all aluminum wheels, VIN 1TDH40028AB125455
  • ’03 Freightliner M2 Business Class tandem grain truck, Cat 3126 330 hp eng., Eaton 8LL trans., steerable tag axle, Kann 22’ aluminum bed, roll tarp, cargo doors & (3) grain doors, rear bed controls, heavy front axle, 22.5” wheels, 103,902 miles, VIN 1FVHCYAK13HK91689 – one owner
  • ’95 Freightliner FL80 tandem grain truck, Cummins C8.3-275 eng., 9 spd. trans., air ride, twinscrew, 22.5” wheels, steerable tag axle, Reiten 22’ aluminum bed, cargo doors, roll tarp, 184,201 miles, VIN 1FVXJLBB2SL689203
  • ’94 Volvo WG64 tender truck, Cat 3306 eng., 8 spd. trans., twinscrew, spring ride, 22.5” wheels, 272” wheelbase, 2,000 gal. SS tank w/Honda GX340 eng. w/elec. start, MP Pumps 3” pump, VIN 4V2JCBBE4RR828302
  • ’13 Chevrolet 2500HD 4wd pickup, 6.0L gas eng., auto trans., reg. cab, 8’ bed, PW, PL, A/C, cruise, vinyl seats, rubber floor, 45,194 miles, VIN 1GC0KVCG4DZ169083
  • ’96 Keifer Built 25’ gooseneck flatbed trailer, 20’ deck + 5’ dovetail, dual tandem axles, folding ramps, VIN 1DVDF2524TA002904



Auctioneers’ Note: After an outstanding farming career, Jim has rented his land and will retire from farming. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase outstanding late-model equipment at auction. Nearly every item is one owner; all equipment has been shedded and well maintained. Feel free to contact Jim with any questions. Live internet bidding will be available prior-to and live during the auction – visit our website for details. Every item sells absolute – without reserve. There will be very few small items – please be on time. Lunch will be available on the grounds. Not responsible for accidents, errors, or omissions. Announcements sale day take precedence.

Jim Hermes – Owner
Jim’s cell: (815) 238-8466


Auction Managers:

Luke Sullivan (309) 371-5214

Matt Sullivan (309) 221-7001


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November 20, 2018
9:30 am - 11:55 pm
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Sterling, IL
Sterling, IL, United States.