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Yes there is. You can take him to court.
He cannot decide to sell to a stranger but not to you or your children.
You can get the farm appraised by a professional appraiser and then seek a court order for your brother to sell you the farm.
It could take a while but the threat of a lawsuit from a lawyer may be all it takes.
And yes the contract may very well help a lot.
It sounds like the court may say he gets less than 50% but I cannot really analyze the facts the way your own lawyer will.
I cannot recommend a lawyer but what you can do is contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be $30.
Here is a link to the contact information you will need: