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First Mid Ag Services

First Mid Ag Services

AuctionZip Auctioneer ID # 33241  

David Klein
PO Box 1607
#6 Heartland Drive Suite A
Bloomington, IL 61702

Phone: 309-665-0961
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.firstmidag.com

David earned his B.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois in 1993 and serves as the principal Managing Broker for Illinois and Iowa and Managing Auctioneer for First Mid Ag Services. He joined First Mid in 2019 through the acquisition of Soy Capital Ag Services. Prior to Soy Capital he worked in farm management at Magna Trust Company and later the insurance industry. In addition to auctioning farmland, David is licensed to sell and buy farmland / real estate. He currently manages over 8,500 acres of Midwest farmland for select clients. David is an accredited member of the American & Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers. He earned his AFM in 1999 and became and Accredited Land Consultant, or ALC, in 2006, through the REALTORS® Land Institute. David, along with four members of the Bloomington staff, earned the nationally recognized Farm Manager of the Year Award in 2001 by the ASFMRA. He became the principal managing broker for the organization in 2005 and managing auctioneer in 2012. In 2014, David was named one of 46 individuals across the nation to earn his ALC- Advanced designation. He served on the national accreditation committee of RLI from 2014-2019, being named Vice-Chairman in 2018, and is Chairman of the Illinois Farmland Values and Lease Trends Conference hosted by the ISPFMRA and RLI each year. Dave served as the President of the Illinois Chapter of RLI in 2013-2014, and remains on its Board of Directors. In 2014 he was named the Illinois Land Broker of the Year by RLI and in 2018 awarded an APEX Top 20 National Producer by the organization for his production in farmland real estate sales. He is a licensed property, casualty, and life insurance provider with specialized training in personal, commercial and financial risk management. He continues to be active in management of the family farm near Gridley and Lexington, Illinois.
Current Auction Listings

The Gamblewood Farm 

The Gamblewood Farm

Tue Oct 26 - 10:00AM - Pekin, IL

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Tue Oct 26 - 10:00AM Pekin, IL

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The Gamblewood Farm is located in Groveland Township just North of Pekin, IL off Rt. 98, in Tazewell County. Features include 129.1 FSA cropland acres carrying a weighted soil productivity index of 118.6, with the balance remaining in timber and farmstead. Farm will be sold based on 160.4 tax acres without a survey. The house and outbuildings will be sold “as is” and farmland will be   [ View Full Listing ]
The Rueckert Farm Auction 

The Rueckert Farm Auction

Fri Oct 29 - 10:00AM - Bloomington, IL

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Fri Oct 29 - 10:00AM Bloomington, IL

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Known locally as the Rueckert Farm, 154 +/- acres, survey pending, of tillable farmland and mature timber are being offered Buyer’s Choice and Privilege in 4 Tracts sized for a variety of visions. All tracts provide excellent hunting opportunities for whitetail deer in addition to offering tillable acres for income generation. Conveniently located 12 miles south of Bloomington and just   [ View Full Listing ]
The Kolb Family Farm 

The Kolb Family Farm

Thu Nov 4 - 10:00AM - Benson, IL

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Thu Nov 4 - 10:00AM Benson, IL

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The Kolb Farms are located ~4 miles north of Roanoke, or ~27 miles northeast of Peoria, IL in Woodford County. These prime, Class A farms will be offered in two tracts: Tract #1: 100 +/- acres and Tract #2: 20 +/- acres. Tracts will be offered as a “Choice and Privilege” live, in-person auction format with remote bidding options. This farm has a high percentage of tillable acres on each   [ View Full Listing ]
The Janet Miller Farms 

The Janet Miller Farms

Tue Nov 9 - 10:00AM - Fairbury, IL

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Tue Nov 9 - 10:00AM Fairbury, IL

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The Miller farms are located between Anchor and Sibley, IL or 26-30 miles east of Bloomington/Normal, IL. These farms include 162.75 +/- acres in Anchor Township, McLean County and 240 +/- acres in Sullivant Township, Ford County. The farms will be offered at auction as 5 tracts and sold using the “Choice and Privilege” auction method. The excellent soil productive indexes on these   [ View Full Listing ]
The Kevin & Jan Davis Farm 

The Kevin & Jan Davis Farm

Wed Nov 17 - 01:00PM - Newman, IL

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Wed Nov 17 - 01:00PM Newman, IL

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The Davis farms are located 2 miles south of Newman, IL or 28 miles southeast of Champaign, IL. This auction will include two tracts, being 77.05 +/- surveyed acres and 54.0 +/- real estate tax acres in Sargent Township of Douglas County. The farms will be offered at auction as 2 tracts and sold using the Choice and Privilege auction method. These farms include excellent soil productivity indexes   [ View Full Listing ]