Retiring from successful organic farming operation


Begins: 04/07/18 at 10:00 AM EDT
Location: 4652 Gooding Road, Marion, OH 43302

Located: 4562 Gooding Rd. (Pleasant Twp.) Marion, Oh. 43302, 1 mi. S.W. of Pleasant Schools, 4½ mi. N. of Waldo and 4½ mi. S. of Marion, signs off SR 4 and 47

The Beavers are retiring from their successful organic farming operation.

AUCTION ORDER: Starting with wagon load of misc. for approx. 30 minutes then to equipment.

TRACTORS: ‘90 JD 3155 C/H/A, MFWD , dsl., front wts., 13.6-28 fronts, 18.4-38 rears, 4475 hrs., s.n. 686759; JD 3020 dsl., w/f, front & rear wts., walk up step, 15.5-38 tires, dual remotes, only 5435 original hrs., 2nd. owner , very clean nice orig. s.n. 108570R; Ford/New Holland 6640S, dsl., rops, canopy, 16.9-30 rears, dual remotes, 4095 hrs., s.n. 516494M01; all have quick hitches, and selling separate; 18.4-38 duals w/ hardware; 

COMBINE-HEADS-SWATHER: IH 1460 dsl., only 1850 hrs. on rebuilt eng., shows 7850 hrs.; IH 1020 (20’) g. head; IH 863 6 row cornhead; 2 header carts; Owantano Custom 245 ( 19’) pull swather head;  IH 810 (9′) pick up header.

WAGONS: Killbros 385 g. wagon w/truck tires, tarp; (2) J&M 225 bu. g. wagons w/JD 10 ton gears; 125 bu. g. wagon box only.

FARM EQUIP.: JD 7000 6-30 no till planter, dry fert., finger pickup, markers, monitor; JD 8300 21×7½” grain drill w/grass seeder; Brillion P-10 15’ packer w/scrapers & transport, very nice; JD 980 15’ f. cult w/Rem. 3 bar harr. and rear hitch & hyds.; JD 2810 4 btm vari-width auto reset semi mtd. plow; JD 10’ offset disk; Bush Hog 9’ offset disk; JD 12’ chisel plow; (2) JD 400 (15’) rotary hoes; Woods 3180 15’ batwing mower; IH 350 (12’) wheel disk harrow; Brillion 12’ cultimulcher; JD RM 6-30 cults. w/rolling shields; IH 6-30 cults.; Dunham Lehr 6-30 cults. w/rolling shields; Wilmar 8’x8’ drag harr.; Loyer 8’x6’ drag harr.; Land Pride RCR-2684 (7’) 3 pt. rotary chopper; Bush Hog 7’, hyd. angle 3pt. blade; Forester 3 pt. tree transplanter; Cat. II, JD and Case IH quick hitches; orig. JD 3020 manure bucket w/ forks, only; pr. IH wheel weights; CST Berger laser “level” transit with tripod; 15’ bin auger; 

HAY-FORAGE-LIVESTOCK EQUIP.: 16’ hay wagon; Gehl 55 grinder mixer; Peerless feed rolling mill w/pto shaft; Tarter cattle chute w/headgate (like new); Mast’d hyd. bale squeezer w/skid loader plate; skid steer bale spear; JD side discharge manure spreader, needs metal work; hay quality tester probe; Universal bale spear; 3 pt. post hole auger w/ 9” & 12” augers ( 12” sells separate) ; 6’ round hay bale feeder; Herd 12V rotary seeder; turkey feeders; 10′ Gingerich hay feeder;  20′ skeleton hay elevator with motor; etc.

PICKUP-TRAILERS-MOWERS: 2008 Ford F-450 King Ranch, 4WD, dually, crew cab, leather, sunroof, 6.4 dsl. eng., 149,950 mi., gooseneck & rails for 5th wheel, clean; ’98 Donahue hyd. dump (400 bu.) trailer, swing doors & gates, tandem axle, Shur-Lok tarp; 2002 Hudson 16’/6 ton flatbed trailer, electric brakes; Grasshopper 725K zero turn mower, 25 hp/61″ front deck, 1160 hrs; Snapper SR1433 rear eng. riding mower;                                                                                           

OWNERS: Mark & Marilyn Beaver


Ben A. Higgins, Broker & Auctioneer

Ben F. Higgins,  Realtor & Auctioneer

Brad Higgins, Auctioneer


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1210 Harding Hwy W. (SR 309) Marion, OH 43302

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