Higgins Estate Machinery Auction!

This will be a full line of good usable farm equipment. The machinery will sell immediately after the land auction. If you plan on bidding on both auctions you will have to register for both! The auction will be held at 1392 160th Street, Fonda, Iowa. THE INTERNET SERVICE WILL BE SPOTTY AT BEST. IF THERE IS SOMETHING YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT WE RECOMMEND YOU ATTENDING THE AUCTION IN PERSON!


    Full line of good, usable farm machinery to be sold at:


    Friday, September 8, 2023 at 10:00 AM

    Sale to be held at 1392 160th Street, Fonda, Iowa.

    From Fonda, 1 mile South on D11


    John Deere 4520 showing 9,306 hrs, 2 remotes, 18.4-34 rubber, synchro trans, 1000 PTO, rock box, quick hitch

    Case 1370, 2 remotes, 3pt, 1000 PTO, 18.4-38 rubber with clamp on duals, showing 3,860 hrs (actual hrs unknown)

    John Deere 4020, diesel, synchro, cab, 18.4-34 rubber, 2 remotes, 540/1000 PTO, 3 point

    Case 2590, Showing 5,209 hrs, powershift, 20.8-38 rear rubber with clamp on duals, 2 remotes, 1000 PTO, #8841249

    Case 2590, Showing 3,381 hrs powershift, LED Lights, 18.4-42 rear rubber, 3 remotes, 1000 PTO, #9913954

    Westendorf WL42 loader with bucket & grapple, nice condition

    John Deere 720, nf, power steering

    John Deere A, nf, gas


    Case 1816B skidloader, Vanguard 18hp gas engine, shows 686 hrs (actual unknown), good seat, 2 like new tires, other tires good

    Rounder Skidloader, no cage


    Case IH 1640 Combine, showing 5580 hrs, #JJC0035698

    Case IH 1063 Corn Head

    Case IH 1020 bean platform, 20’ with trailer

    Case IH 944 4 row head

    Case IH 944 head, parts, as-is

    Case IH 844 head, parts

    New Idea 2 row corn picker

    International 350 picker with 1 row head


    Kinze 2200 12 row, 30” spacing, front fold

    Van Brunt 12’ grain drill, grass seed, single disc openers

    John Deere 7000 planter frame for parts


    1991 Ford F150 Lariat, single cab

    2000 Ford F250 Super Duty, ex cab, cloth, showing 169,xxx miles

    2000 Buick Park Avenue


    Glencoe 8 row flat fold cultivator

    John Deere 2500 5 bottom plow, semi mounted

    International 4600 field cultivator, 24’, 3 bar harrow, 9.25” sweeps, 7” spacing

    International 480 disc, 19’, new blades and bearings on front, 20” front blades, 18.5” rear blades

    John Deere BW Disc, 14’

    International 6000 10 shank disc chisel

    Pony Harrow, 22’

    Noble 4 section drag on cart


    New Holland 456 sickle mower, 7’ bar, good condition

    International 5 bar rake

    John Deere Stack Mover

    John Deere 200 stacker

    John Deere 200 stacker for parts

    John Deere stack processor/shredder

    Antique New Idea hay rake on steel wheels


    New Holland 195 spreader, slop gate, good floor & sides, nice overall condition

    Keifer Built Stockman stock trailer, 24’, 5th wheel, 1 divide gate, back door slides & swings

    Arts-Way 425A mill

    International 1150 mill

    Powder River adjustable alley

    Powder River squeeze chute with head gate

    Hay feeder wagon, 20’ good pan and good overall condition, front dual dolly wheels

    Kelly Ryan feed wagon

    Kelly Ryan remix feed wagon

    Apache Creep feeder

    Sioux round bale feeder with hay saver ring

    3- BW Ranch 11’ feed bunks

    Wood feed bunks

    Many HD corral panels

    Wood loading chute

    Plastic stock tanks

    Telephone poles

    Sm sq. bales of straw

    Many metal & wood fence posts


    6- Stanhoist metal barge wagons on Stanhoist and Heider gears with hoists

    Killbros 300 bu wagon on 8 ton Westendorf gear

    Killbros 300 bu wagon on 10 ton Westendorf gear, truck tires

    Sykes Gravity wagon

    Killbros 300 bu wagon on 8 ton Westendorf gear

    Killbros 300 bu wagon on 10 ton Westendorf gear, truck tires

    Killbros 300 bu wagon on John Deere gear

    Killbros 275 bu wagon

    Grain-O-Vator auger wagon, tandem axle

    Heider 6x10 wood barge wagon on Heider gear

    Wood barge wagon with hoist

    IH metal barge wagon, needs front wheel, as-is


    Westfield WR10031, 10” 31’ truck auger, very nice

    Westfield MK80-61, 8” 61’ w/ swing hopper

    2- Feterl 8” augers


    500 Gallon sprayer with booms

    Shop made tender trailer 2 with 2 poly tanks

    Shop made tote trailer

    Shop made single axle trailer with flip down ramp

    Buffalo 10ft box scraper, tilt, nice

    Hiniker 1300 Tractor cab

    Woods 2450 Mower, front deck zero turn

     Eagle 60 gallon upright air compressor, 5 hp, 100 psi like new

    3pt post hole auger

    Cultipacker w/ pups

    2- 500 gal fuel barrels with pumps

    300 gas barrel on stand

    Various used tires & rims

    Quick hitches, oils

    Many other misc. items


    Auctioneers note: We will be auctioning the farmland immediately before the start of the machinery auction. There will be online bidding available but with spotty service so we strongly recommend you attend the auction.

    Richard R. Higgins Estate

    Scot Higgins, Barbara Hayes & Raymond Higgins, Co-Executors

    Attorney for Sellers: Charles Schulte, Schulte Law Office, Sac City, Iowa

    Sale arranged & conducted by:

    Green Real Estate & Auction Co.

    Mike & Jim Green, Elliot Bengford

    Sac City, IA., ph. 712.662.4442



    There is a 5% Buyer Premium for all internet purchases. There is no Buyer Premium for on site bidders. There is no shipping for this auction. All items must be removed within 14 days after the conclusion of the auction. Any items not removed in that time frame will be subject to a $25/day storage fee for an additional 14 days, at that time they may be sold by the method that Auctioneer best sees fit and the proceeds minus expenses will be sent to new owner. All items must be paid in full prior to being picked up.

    While we have done our best to accurately describe each item we offer no guarantees and we strongly encourage any potential Buyer to do their own investigation. 


    By bidding on any item, Buyer has agreed to accept that item in its present condition and its present location with the description provided whether accurate or not. Also, by bidding on any item Buyer verifies that he/she agrees to all Terms & Conditions of the auction set forth below.

    GENERAL TERMS: The auction will be conducted by Green Real Estate & Auction Co. referred to as Auctioneer on behalf of the owners of the property, referred to as the Seller. Auctioneer is not responsible for the acts or representations of Seller. The auction shall be governed by the terms set forth herein (the agreement), and any additional terms and condition that are posted concerning the specific property. The Agreement constitutes a valid, binding contract between individuals participating in the auction with the intent to purchase property, referred to as the Bidder or Buyer, and Seller/Auctioneer. The term Bidder or Buyer shall include, but not limited to, the individual or the company represented by the individual and any and all of its agents, employees, representatives, officer, and directors. Auctioneer is not responsible for statements made by the Bidder, Buyer, or other parties. Auctioneer reserves the right to periodically change the terms and conditions of the Agreement, which shall be effective immediately upon posting. It is the Bidders responsibility to review any and all changes made to these terms and conditions prior to bidding on property. The act of submitting a bid shall constitute Bidder acceptance of each and every term and condition contained herein, any additional terms and conditions posted with the property, and any changes made within the full agreement. All persons attending, inspecting or removing property assume all risks whatsoever of damage or loss to person and property and specifically release the Auctioneer from all liability. Auctioneer is not liable by reason of any defect in, or condition of, the property or the premises on which the preview/sale is held. Auctioneer is released for any claims to actual damage to property sold and/or consequential damages that may result from the sale of defective property. Registering and bidding online does not guarantee anonymity.

    DISCLOSURES: There is no warranty offered, expressed or implied, by Green Real Estate & Auction Co. or Sellers for any property. All property is sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS, and with all faults and defects therein. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. All information provided is believed to be correct but NO warranty as such is either expressed or implied. Bidder/Buyer is fully responsible to inspect property before bidding and confirming any information important to them prior to bidding. Auctioneer reserves the right to add or withdraw property from the auction, and/or group items. Auctioneer reserves the right to sell property absolute or with a reserve, at Sellers discretion.  The Seller does have the right to reject any and all bids unless otherwise stated. In the event there is a reserve on the property/item being sold Auctioneer can advance the bid on the Sellers behalf to meet said reserve if Auctioneer deems it to be in the best interest of the auction. Auctioneer reserves the right to open the bid as the result of a tie bid or discrepancies in the bid. Buyer assumes full responsibility of property at time of purchase, and all risk of loss and damage to property.

    BIDDER REGISTRATION: Bidder must be 18 years of age or older, and is required to register for the auction. In registration, Bidder must submit information found to be current, complete, and accurate for proper identification. Auctioneer does not sell or rent this information. Auctioneer uses email mailing lists to notify customers about online and live auctions. Customers who do not wish to be notified should contact the office of the Auctioneer and request removal from the email mailing list. Bidder is responsible for security of his/her bidding number/user name and password, and any and all bids placed under the assigned number/ID. Auctioneer should be notified immediately if Bidder believes number and/or password have been compromised. Auctioneer reserves the right to terminate registration, deny any person for any reason permission or access to bid, to reject any and all bids, and to suspend or ban Bidder from bidding, at Auctioneers sole discretion. Bidder registration is not transferable or assignable.

    BIDDING: Bidder must register to participate in the auction. Bidder is also responsible for reading the descriptions of each lot and viewing photographs of each lot carefully. If you have questions about an item please call Green Real Estate & Auction Co. at 712.662.4442, we will try and answer any question to the best of our ability but offer no warranties. If you are able to view the property prior to bidding please inspect each item, using your own knowledge and experience, form your own opinion of the property and bid accordingly. If you are doubt whatsoever, DO NOT BID. All items are sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS and ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Bids cannot be retracted and all bids are binding contracts between Bidder/Buyer and Auctioneer/Seller. Bidder is accountable to be informed about property and associated costs before bidding. A maximum bid can be placed on property prior to the auction with Auctioneers and Seller approval. A maximum bid is kept confidential, and Bidder authorizes Auctioneer to place bids on his/her behalf up to the amount of the maximum bid. If Bidder is successful in purchasing the item they will be notified immediately following the auction to arrange for pickup and payment. Any and all questions or disputes must be resolved immediately; no changes or adjustments will be made at a later date. Auctioneer reserves the right to reopen bidding. Auctioneer decisions will be final.

    BUYERS PREMIUM: Auctioneer reserves right to charge a buyers premium on each purchase if advertised prior to the Auction.  Buyers premium is an advertised percentage of the high bid or flat fee added to the high bid will be added to the high bid and become part of the purchase amount at settlement. Buyer agrees to these provision and will pay the applicable buyers premium.

    PAYMENT TERMS: Sales tax, when applicable, will be charged on both the purchase price and buyers premium. Taxes, fees, shipping, handling, insurance, storage and security charges are Buyers expenses, and will be calculated and rendered due at the sale of the property. Payment must be made in full by the Buyer, immediately upon the completion of the auction by Cash, Personal Check, Cashiers Check, or by Credit/Debit card when available. Upon making payment for property, no stop payment of funds will be honored, any stop payment order of a check, or giving a check which is returned marked insufficient funds, shall be deemed by the parties to be a prima facie evidence of fraud existing at the time the transaction was consummated and shall be construed by the parties as intent to defraud.


    REMOVAL OF PROPERTY: Buyer assumes full responsibility of property at time of purchase, and all risk of loss and damage to property. Property will not be removed from sale premises until payment in full has been received. Any and all methods of lifting, towing, and/or hauling are the Buyers responsibility. Seller and Auctioneer agree that property must be removed within 14 days after conclusion of the auction unless other terms have been stated above or other arrangements have been agreed to by both Auctioneer and Buyer. Any items not removed in 14 days will be charged a $10/day storage fee for an additional 14 days, at that time items still have not been picked up and no arrangements made both parties agree Auctioneer has the right to dispose of items, or sell them the best way they see fit and send the Buyer/New Consigner the proceeds minus all storage fees and other expenses. Auctioneer and/or Sellers are not responsible for any damage to property and/or persons that occur at the time of loading/unloading property purchased at the auction. If items are

    ADDITIONAL NOTICE: The following are property specific Terms & Conditions that are posted online with the individual property information and will override any likewise terms stated in this Agreement.

    • Buyers Premium
    • Sale date and time
    • Inspection location, dates, and times
    • Final date of removal
    • Special notes/comments/announcements.


                    If you are participating in an online auction, the following additional terms will apply to the Auction Terms & Conditions set forth above:

    BIDDING IN THE ONLINE AUCTION: Once you are registered and have your User Name & Password, you may place bids as soon as a lot opens for bidding. Your bids are FINAL and constitute a binding contract. Please be aware that lots can close at various times and possibly different days and may be extended. You are responsible for monitoring these close times. Please bid early to avoid disappointment.

    Bidder acknowledges that hardware malfunctions, software malfunctions, viruses, and similar issues do occur and are beyond the knowledge, scope, and control of Auctioneer. We are NOT responsible for your system malfunctions, connection to the internet or your e-mail client stopping any of our e-mails to you in regard to bid confirmations and/or outbid notifications.

    All lots for the Auctions must be paid for within 3 business days after the auction unless otherwise stated and agreed upon by Buyer and Auctioneer. Business days are considered to be Monday-Friday.  An invoice will be sent to your registered e-mail address within 24 hours following the conclusion of the auction. Once you have received the e-invoice contact us immediately and let us know your payment method. If payment is not received within agreed upon time you agree that all accounts due will be charged to your credit card on file with a 3.5% convenience fee.

    INTERNET ABSENTEE BID: If the auction is an internet absentee bid only auction you are encouraged to leave your max bid prior to the online portion ending. Your max bid will be kept confidential, and Bidder authorizes Auctioneer to place bids on his/her behalf up to the amount of the maximum bid. If absentee bid is the high bid at the auction Buyer will be notified following the auction and will receive an invoice within 24 hours after the completion of the auction.